Today's exercise comes from the National Institutes of Health. You can use this exercise to strengthen the muscles in the back of the upper arm. You can do this exercise while sitting at your desk or you can stand up.
Today’s quick exercise is more a relaxation technique than an exercise, but it is designed to relieve stress and relax your eyes. Loyal reader Steve Grimaud submitted this exercise that was recommended by his doctor for accountants and others who continuously focus on close-up work.
Nearly every dose of Workplace Fitness we have provided for you these last two weeks has involved stretching and relaxing one muscle or another. But what about the noggin? You have been wracking your brain for hours and hours, day after day. Doesn't it need a healthy stretch, too?
Some say that power napping is the key to success. Many businesses have recognized the tremendous payback to their employees when time is allowed for Power Napping. You too can run and run like the Energizer Bunny!
The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, the organization dedicated to providing education, research, and training of orthopaedic surgeons and other health care providers, suggests that it's important to keep our little piggies in good shape.
Rather than sitting all day, try finding ways to insert walking into your routine - it will keep the circulation moving, stretch your muscles, reduce stress, improve productivity, lower bad cholesterol, raise good
Standing up to stretch can improve circulation (especially in your feet and legs) and relieve the neck and back stiffness that comes from prolonged sitting. It's important to get up regularly throughout the day!
Does working under tight deadlines and pressure increase your productivity? We all know that during tax season we are all under pressure. Humans by nature are meant to have high and low stress periods and if you prolong those highs you can actually decrease your productivity. Use easy Yoga moves to reduce stress and anxiety and increase productivity.Desktop Yoga Anyone?Here are a few Desktop Yoga moves to help you make it through the day.