Having a desk job can become very exhausting for the mind and body. Whether it’s because you’ve been sitting in the same position for hours that you start to feel the tension in your neck and back, or by the time you get home you feel too tired to work up a sweat. Here are some cool exercises you can do at the office to help you re-energise throughout the day and keep you a little bit sane.
Shoulder Blade Squeezes
To improve a hunched posture, straighten out your back, squeeze your shoulder blades together for 10 seconds and release.
Extend your arms above your head, holding a heavy book; then, drop it down behind your head. Repeat that for a couple of times to get your triceps working.
Put your hands together in front of your chest and squeeze them tightly against each other. Repeat that squeeze four times in the morning and make it a daily habit. You’ll definitely feel a difference in your chest area.
Anytime, anywhere just clench and release, clench and release.
Extend your leg while sitting; then, lower it without touching the floor.
Stand in front of your chair with your feet apart. Drop down with your booty till you almost hit the chair; then, stand back up.
Stand with your back against the wall, slide your back down to form a 90 degree angle and hold for as long as you can.
Standing Calf Raise
Stand with you feet together, lift your heels off the floor to raise your calves. Hold for 10 seconds; then, release.
Add in Cardio
Instead of ordering lunch, take the stairs during your lunch breaks to go for a walk and grab your meal.
Stretch, stretch, stretch!