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Day 39: Weighted Jump Squats

Today's exercise strengthens your leg muscles and gives you an energy boost to get through the rest of the afternoon/evening. You can use either two equally weighted hand weights or a pair of full water bottles, however you can benefit from doing this exercise even if you don't use weights.
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Day 38: Tone Your Neck Muscles for Younger-Looking Skin

You can firm up loose and tired-looking skin around your neck and throat with these toning exercises. If you still have young skin, these will help you keep it that way. Follow this regimen every day for a month, then drop down to three times a week.
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Day 37: Sit Down and Thin Your Thighs

Today's office exercise works the muscles in your calves, thighs, and butt and can easily be accomplished without any equipment.
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Fit and Focused: Accounting Professionals Discover the TrekDesk

Cindy Mayhak is just one of the many wellness-minded professionals who decided to break away from their desk without breaking away from the office by using a TrekDesk to shatter their sedentary lifestyle and the health risks associated with it.
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Day 36: Get Ready for Sleeveless Shirts and Swimming Suits!

The triceps area, the back of your upper arms, is one of fat's favorite destinations. Since we use our triceps - our pushing muscles - much less often than our more active biceps on the front of our arms, they tend to go soft and a little flabby. Here are a couple of exercises that target the triceps.
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Day 35: Wednesday Workout: No Equipment, No Excuses!

We're happy to welcome back Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist Cindy Whitmarsh who has some great ideas for energizing your afternoon! Each week, Cindy will share her tips to help you get fit and stay healthy!
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Day 34: Seated Lower Back Stretch

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Day 33: Extended Arm and Hand Flexibility Series

This exercise is especially beneficial because it uses your arms, wrists, and hands. While it might seem complicated at first, it won't take you long to get into a nice steady rhythm. You can do each step five to ten times, or you can complete one set and start again from the beginning.
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Day 32: Swing Time

It's time to get up and get fit! Here's a quick afternoon refresher that targets your abs, your butt, and your inner thighs.
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Day 31: Your Tired Eyes

Studies show that more than 50 percent of computer users experience eyestrain, headaches, blurred vision, and other visual symptoms. This type of stress on the visual system can also cause body fatigue and reduced efficiency at work. Here are two exercises that will help revive those tired eyes.
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Day 30: Exercises for a Healthy Heart

It's Valentine's Day, the perfect day to focus on keeping your heart healthy! Work on keeping your own heart in good shape while you daydream about the people you care about.
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Day 29: Pick-Me-Ups

Here are some desk-friendly pick-me-ups from the pros at Canyon Ranch Spa in Tucson.
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Day 28: Ear Dips

While doing this exercise, close your eyes and visualize a calm scene – you're lying on a sandy beach or strolling through a lush forest. This exercise is a great way to reduce stress in tension in your neck.
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Day 27: Let's Dance!

When you read "Let's Dance," did you instantly hear David Bowie's famous song playing in your head? (If not, you're probably too young.)
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Day 26: The Eyes Have It

Your eyes are working very hard. Take a few minutes and give them a rest.
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Day 25: Wrist and Hand Stretches

With all the time you're spending pounding away on your computer, your wrists and hands could use some tender loving care.
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Sensiba San Filippo: Winner of Fittest Accounting Firm 51+ Members

Tax season is the ultimate deadline. Most CPAs agree that the unrelenting hours spent glued to their computers, slugging coffee, and downing microwave meals in the company break room take a toll on their physical and emotional balance sheet.
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Day 24: Get out of Your Chair

Joe Downie, SparkPeople Coach, says that "staying energized and stress free at work isn't difficult. The key is finding reasons to stay out of your chair." Here are some suggestions:
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Day 23: Blow It Off

Not only is deep breathing an excellent stress reducer, it benefits your entire body. When you breathe deeply, endorphins are released throughout your body (and heaven knows you need those during tax season). In addition, the movement of the diaphragm helps remove toxins in the body and promotes better blood flow.
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Day 22: Printer Paper Lifts

You're probably sick and tired of looking at paper, but . . . you can put those piled-up reams of paper to better use by doing something good for yourself. Firm up your arms and increase your strength with Printer Paper Lifts.

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