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on 04/14/11
The name of today's exercise is not to be confused with Death March, even though you might feel like you're at the end of the wire, energy-wise, the Desk March is a way to keep in step while you work...
on 04/13/11
In this exercise, the muscles in your stomach contract in the same way as they do during a sit-up. You should feel them move in as you tighten them and release to an expanded position when you relax...
on 04/12/11
Whenever I think of squats, I think of little ducklings following their mother, and I think of the adorable McDonald's television commercial with the little girls acting like...
on 04/11/11
The Calf Stretch will keep your legs flexible and relaxed during a long day at work. Step 1: Stand up and face a wall approximately arm's-length away.Step 2: Place the palms of both hands on the...
on 04/08/11
Fitness expert Cindy Whitmarsh has the perfect exercise for all of us who are suffering from keyboard achiness.  This exercise strengthens your forearms and wrists and breaks up tension in...
on 04/07/11
Shoulder exercises are designed to relieve tension in the neck and shoulders. They're great for warming up before a round of golf or before getting ready to do more strenuous exercises. They're also...
on 04/06/11
Do you find yourself slouching over your desk after long hours doing close-up work? Not only does this simple exercise reduce the possibility of getting a humpback, but doing this exercise daily over...
on 04/05/11
The squat is one of the best ways to tone and strengthen your lower body.  You can prepare yourself for this exercise by placing a chair behind you, sitting down and standing up several times,...
on 04/04/11
By Amy Vetter, CPA.CITP, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisorThere is nothing better than integrating Yoga into your daily routine to center and refocus you during your workday. ...
on 04/01/11
Fitness expert Cindy Whitmarsh, who has been sharing tips and exercises with us this spring, has designed some exercises specifically for tax accountants. Today's exercise requires a heavy tax book!...
on 03/31/11
We're going to reach above our heads and do some stretching, but first, Dr. Todd Berntson, author of Deskercise! The Workplace Workout, has some stretching advice. Tip #1: Don't stretch...
on 03/30/11
The scissor kick was sent to us by fitness expert Mandi Clossey who works at Somerset CPAs in Indianapolis. This exercise works on strengthening abdominal muscles. Step 1: Lie on your back with...
on 03/29/11
Here's a new exercise for all of you folks out there who have brought a set of dumbbells into the office. Everyone else - you're not off the hook. Grab a work bag or even a heavy stapler - just...
on 03/28/11
Every time you bend over to pick up one of those client files that are stacked in piles around your office, you can think of this exercise. Squats can tone muscles throughout your legs, abs, and...
on 03/25/11
Fitness guru Cindy Whitmarsh shared today's exercise with us. This exercise sculpts shoulders, chest, core, and elevates your heart rate to help burn calories! Step 1: You need two full water...
on 03/24/11
This exercise is a great way of decreasing the tension of the pec minor muscle, allowing the shoulders to roll back to a healthier posture, and decreasing any tingling and numbness in the arms that...
on 03/23/11
Here's a quick little exercise you can do in your office chair that will help tone your waist and abdominal muscles. If your chair has wheels, place the chair back against your desk or the wall so...
on 03/22/11
Today's office fitness tip comes to us from Mandi Clossey of Somerset CPAs in Indianapolis. Lunge exercises are great on the thighs, and this one will force you to get up from your desk. We guarantee...
on 03/21/11
Exercising your calves provides better support for the upper body. This exercise works on strengthening your calves, which provides greater endurance for many forms of exercise as well as normal day-...
on 03/18/11
A lunch brought from home can be much more economical than eating out. A healthy afternoon snack can give you an energy boost. Since it's Friday, today's office fitness tip is one you can take home...

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