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Today's quick office exercise is designed to increase the strength of your neck muscles. According to Livestrong.com, stretches that utilize resistance provide stress relief, mobility, and range-of-motion.
According to author Shirley Archer in "Fitness 9 to 5", "Spending a few extra minutes each day in your invisible chair tones up your abs, back, and thighs. Building more muscle mass boosts your metabolism for more calorie burn even while you sleep!"
During the tax season of 1995-1996, Norm Lorch was not feeling well. He had a sore throat, but told himself it would go away. In any case, he did not have time to go to a doctor. Lorch is principal of Owings Mills, Maryland-based Norman J. Lorch, Chartered.
This is the time of year when we are all excited about making positive changes in our lives! This is also the time that some of us start to lose will power and forget our New Years' fitness resolutions!
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!