Ladies and gents, here are a few sneaky exercise tips for you to do while at work...
Ladies we know you're busy with work things and most of the time you glued to your chair.. so what's a chained-to-your-desk-worker like yourself to do you might ask?
Don't worry, we got you covered.!! For #FitnessFriday this week we sharing our first series on tips on how you can sneak some exercise into your day at the office. No matter what kind of super-woman you are, if you're doing stuff anyways... why not get that workout covered.
Stretches are a great way to start your day so do the following before you get down to business.
Take the stairs - We know that the elevator is convenient, but if you wanna avoid the small talk with people from HR just take the stairs, this way you can get some leg-exercise and elevate your heart rate just before you sit down at your desk.
While at work sitting at your desk, sneak in some leg planks, no one will even notice. This is a great way for you to strengthen those beautiful legs while sitting down.
Do you even deskercise? Did you know work-related disorders such as neck and shoulder pain, obesity, musculoskeletal disorders, stress, and lower back pain can occur when spending hours in the same position? Check out these cool exercise tips that you can do while at your desk. Thanks to the guys from HealthLine.
Another fun one to get some leg-xercise is to do the following while staring at the copy machine waiting for it to finish printing the 50-page marketing plan you need to discuss with the board later.
Ps. If you hear someone coming you can quickly stop and pretend that you reaching down to check the empty paper tray.😁🤣
This is a great way to relieve tension in your back from sitting long hours in one spot. While seated in your chair, place your right arm behind your right hip. Twist to the right, hold for 10 seconds. Repeat on the other side. Do this for about three to four times on each side.
Okay, I must admit, this isn't really an exercise to do at your desk, but it's great to do nonetheless. Shhhhhh🤫 don't tell your boss cause they might not be thrilled to hear us encouraging you to not work for 8 hours straight.
All of these stretches are productive. The goal is to move in a new position throughout the day to avoid repetitive stretch injuries. According to The Harvard School of Public Health, physical activity — even for short periods of time — can improve your mood. You may experience benefits from:
We hope you enjoyed this one and remember the next time you want to get a quick workout while on the job😄, do any of these exercises, it will leave you feeling good without having to go to the gym. - #ShareTheGood #MemoStories
Ps. Stay tuned for the next one, we'll be sharing a few more exercise tips for you workaholics and stay at home moms.