Active Health GameOn! @ Work Workout
It is important to do some form of stretches and also a mini-workout to improve the circulation and also get the muscles activating again.
These simple stretches and workout might only take 10-15 minutes. Doing these 2-3 times a day will help. Also, drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated as our bodies will wither and dry out like a plant without water.
PART 1: STRETCHES
These stretches are designed to target different parts of the body and especially the hip and back.
Hold each pose for 30 seconds to get maximum benefit from it. Do it for 2-3 times a day
Our necks get stiff from starting at the monitor for a long time. This stretch helps to relieve the stiffness.
Stiff shoulders are very common for people who sit down for long hours. Rolling the shoulders can help increase circulation into the joints, tendons and muscles.
Sitting for long hours can put some pressure on the upper half of the body especially the muscles around the upper back. This will help relief the tension and also lengthen the muscles that are otherwise compressed.
Sitting for a long time can cause considerable strain on the buttocks and also hips. This stretch will help with lengthening the buttock muscles and also move at the hip joint.
PART 2: EXERCISE
Doing some form of light exercise through the working hours can help increase the circulation of blood and fluids around the body. In addition, it may also improve on concentration, mood, and refreshes your mind.
Multi-directional Step and Reach
This exercise builds strength in the muscles of the lower back and legs. Do it 60 seconds, 2- 3 sets a day.