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Exercise at Work?

Prevent burn out and injury plus feel better at the end of the day.  Yes, this is all possible.  The following exercises can all be done standing or sitting at your desk.

Relieve Low Backache & Pressure
Standing or Sitting

         While exhaling, slowly lean forward, bring your head toward your knees and let your hands drop to your ankles. Hold for 5 seconds.

         Inhale while you slowly unwind and return your head to its normal upright position.

         Exhale and stretch your arms toward the ceiling.

Do this five times.

Relieve Upper Back and Shoulder Tension
Standing or Sitting

         Lift your hands to your shoulders

         Keep your elbows down and push your shoulders back

         Hold for 15 seconds

Do this five times

Relieve Back, Neck and Shoulder Tension
Standing or Sitting

         Inhale and raise your shoulders to touch your ears

         While raised, push your shoulders back and exhale

         Relax shoulders

Do this five times.

Relieve Wrist Tension and Stiffness
Standing or Sitting

         Place your palms together, chest high, as if in prayer.

         Slowly push your palms together while lifting your elbows slightly and hold for five seconds

         Rotate your hands so the tips of your fingers point to the floor and press your palms together.  Hold for 5 seconds and release.

Do this five times

Relieve Neck and Shoulder Tension
Standing or Sitting

         Inhale and slowly turn your head to the right until you feel your neck muscles  pull. Hold for five seconds.

         Exhale and return your head to face straight ahead.

         Inhale and slowly turn your head to the left until you feel your neck muscles pull.  Hold for five seconds.

         Exhale and return you head to face straight ahead.

Do this five times

Relax Shoulder, Back and Hip Muscles
Standing or Sitting

         Place your palms on your lower back

         Stretch back your upper body

         Hold this position for 5 seconds

Do this five times

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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