Day 55: Sitting Is a Pain in the Butt
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Sore buttock muscles are a pain in the butt. Here are some tips for relieving and preventing the discomfort.
Tip 1: Stand up every 30 minutes and stretch.
Tip 2: Purchase a pressure-relieving gel cushion.
Tip 3: Stand while you’re reading e-mail and talking on the phone.
Tip 4: Take a brief walk, even if it’s just across the hall to talk to a coworker.
Tip 5: Trade in your chair for a large stability ball.
Tip 6: Convert your workspace to a standing desk. There are several on the market or, with a bit of ingenuity, you can create your own.
Tip 7: Work on your posture. Don’t sit toward the front of your chair – you end up hunched over. Sit back and utilize your chair’s lumbar support to keep your head and neck erect.
Tip 8: Pump out a few squats to stretch your butt muscles.
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