Workplace Fitness news April 2012

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Daily Workplace Fitness Newsletter Helps CPA Firm Stay Fit and Focused

It's safe to say that when most accountants dragged themselves across this year's April 17 tax filing finish line, they found themselves both physically and emotionally depleted by the grueling hours and unrelenting stress of tax season.
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Fun during Busy Season Can Lead to More Productive Staff

Just because accountants are logging eighty-five hours a week doesn't mean they should be deprived of a break once in a while. In fact, allowing yourself - or your staff - to take breaks can lead to more productivity. The staff at TravisWolff believes so much in this concept that they formed a "Fun Committee."
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Day 73: Lunchtime Workout

Fitness expert Cindy Whitmarsh has provided us with this Monday walking and aerobic workout.
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Day 72: Seated Roll Up

To combat the ill effects of sitting for hours on end, this easy back exercise can help.
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Day 71: Desk Chair Leg Stretch

We want to thank Breakpal.com for this stretchy exercise that gives your legs a workout without your having to even get out of your chair.
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Hungry? Bring Healthy Snacks to the Office

Working eight or more hours a day can make it difficult to eat healthy snacks unless you plan ahead. Research shows that eating every four hours helps keep your metabolism charged and your energy level high, which leads to enhanced productivity.
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Employers, Employees, and Even Society Benefit from Office Wellness Programs

Research shows that wellness programs are becoming more prevalent in the workplace, and for good reason. They offer benefits to employers and employees alike – it’s a win-win. Many studies and surveys attest to the value of wellness programs, including to society as a whole.
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Day 70: At-Work Butt Workout

Fitness expert Cindy Whitmarsh has provided us with a Wednesday workout that will firm your butt.
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Day 69: Getting Past the Afternoon Slump

Are you dragging through the afternoon? Here are some exercises and tips that are certain to get the juices flowing again.
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Day 68: Neck Pain Relief

Exercises for the neck are extremely important, especially if you’re experiencing neck pain. If done correctly and on a regular basis, you’ll notice greater range of motion and less stiffness with movement.
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Day 67: Arm Circles

Arm circles require little time, they’re easy, and you’ll reap great benefits when you do them regularly. The great thing about this arm exercise is that you get resistance exercise without equipment. Just the force of holding your arm muscles tight and firm as you circle creates resistance.
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Day 66: Bunny Hop

We've taken an exercise suggested by Marcus Minier, exercise physiologist at The Gym in New York City, and completely revamped it for spring. This hopping exercise will target your thighs and calves to build muscle and it will strengthen your ankles. It will also give you a light aerobic workout as you bunny hop around the office
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Day 65: At Work Interval Blast!

Fitness expert Cindy Whitmarsh has provided us with a Wednesday workout that will get your heart pumping.
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Day 64: From Distress to De-Stress

Every day, it's important to eliminate as much stress as possible. Here are some ideas for how you can de-stress during your workday.
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Day 63: Pliés

Pliés are one of the best leg exercises to tone and strengthen your inner and outer thighs, without putting a lot of stress on the joints.

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