Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Desk jobs.  Traffic.  Exhausted from the day – tv time.

We sit A LOT!

Unfortunately, this sitting leads to obesity, back pain, hip pain, heart disease, diabetes, and the list goes on and on.

Our bodies are meant to MOVE!

Simple fact:  When you don’t use it, you will lose it.

If you are someone who sits a lot at work, there are some simple stretches and exercises you can do at your desk throughout the day.  And yes ladies…just kick off your heels!

This video walks you through the stretches and exercises.

Some will say, I don’t have time to stretch while I’m at work!  Yes, you do.  How often are you looking at social media on your phone, chatting with co-workers, or doing a little daydreaming?  Guess what, you can be stretching.

Set a timer on your phone to go off every hour.  There are plenty of apps out there you can download to help you remember!

Get up and do a few of the stretches to get the blood flowing through your body!  You will feel better and be much more productive anyway.

Taking that couple minute break gives your brain time to rejuvenate!  Who knows what kinds of ideas will pop into your head!

The stretches that are shown in the video:

  • Squats
  • Push-ups (use your desk if needed)
  • Quad Stretch
  • Hamstring Stretch
  • Shoulder/Chest Stretch
  • Calf Raises
  • Ear to Shoulder
  • Shoulder Rolls
  • Butt Squeezes
  • Lunges

What are you waiting for?  Get stretching!  You’ll feel great!

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