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on 03/17/11
Today's exercise requires the use of a weight that you can hold in both your hands. A briefcase or laptop bag (not empty, however!) will work perfectly, as will a pair of dumbbells or anything else...
on 03/16/11
Today's office exercises will help alleviate the muscle tension in the neck, shoulders, and back that comes from sitting for many long hours at a desk. Each of these exercises is done while you are...
on 03/15/11
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 finds a new use for your...
on 03/14/11
Today's stretching exercise is a quick way to reduce tension in the low back and is perfect for a mini-break during the day. Step 1: Scoot forward to the front part of your chair.Step 2: ...
on 03/11/11
Today's exercises work the thighs, those parts of the legs that you sit on, all day long. You can actually do these exercises and keep working at the same time. Multitasking at its best! ...
on 03/10/11
According to Nora Forziati, certified yoga instructor and owner of Half Moon Yoban and Wellness in Contoocook, NH, the Chair Twists help create a healthy back, and they can help prevent bone loss and...
on 03/09/11
 For all of you desk-bound workers out there who are trying to find a way to work a little fitness into your day, today's quick office exercise provides the benefits of jogging without having to...
on 03/08/11
Today's fitness tip is a health tip instead of an exercise, so visit the daily fitness exercise library to pick out some stretchy exercises to do while you read this tip. Dr....
on 03/07/11
Today's exercise, courtesy of fitness expert Cindy Whitmarsh, will take about three minutes. This exercise is great for stretching hips and hamstrings and will help relieve sciatic pain from sitting...
on 03/04/11
Today's exercise comes from the Office Chair Workout plan on the Web site, EmpowerWomenNow, but  rest assured the exercise is good for both men and women. The exercises on this site are designed...
on 03/03/11
Although the activity of this exercise is focused around your ankles, the side step exercise actually works on your abdominal muscles, buttocks, and thighs as well as your leg muscles. Step 1:...
on 03/02/11
The basic setup for working with weights and doing arm exercises includes remembering to sit up straight with your feet flat on the floor. Keep your feet together. Do the exercises slowly and try to...
on 03/01/11
The Quadriceps Stretch is a great way to reduce the tension and improve the flexibility in the front of the thigh. With this exercise, you will notice an immediate decrease in your overall tension...
on 02/28/11
Here's a new exercise from fitness guru Cindy Whitmarsh. In this exercise, you not only can work on sculpting your abs, but you can wake up your body! Step 1: Sit at your desk and push your...
on 02/25/11
Today's fitness tips were sent to AccountingWEB by loyal Daily Dose of Fitness reader Mandi Clossey, who works for Somerset CPAs in Indianapolis. Clossey is a CPA by day, but lives a second life as a...
on 02/24/11
The WebMD Web site suggests that just because you’re stuck in an office, that doesn’t mean you can’t get up from your desk and get your heart beating. Here are five minutes’...
on 02/23/11
Stair Climbers provide cardiovascular conditioning, such as normalized blood pressure, better circulation, and decreased serum cholesterol, increased metabolism to help maintain a healthy body weight...
on 02/22/11
Today's exercise, sent to us from fitness professional Cindy Whitmarsh, is great to break up tension in your neck and build strength in your upper body. Step 1: Stand, facing your desk, with...
on 02/18/11
Both of these exercises can be done at your desk and should only require a total of about two minutes. Side Crunches Step 1: Turn your chair so that your legs are next to...
on 02/17/11
Today we are poking around the Web for some quick exercises to add to our library. Here are some suggestions we found at MSNBC.com You don't have to get up from your desk chair to do these exercises...

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