Loving your job, slogging and hard work go hand in hand. Your job must be challenging, rewarding and interesting to keep you glued to your office seat. But often getting glued to your office seats proves to play havoc with your health. This 9-5 job is hazardous too as it is one of the reasons behind us becoming couch potatoes. So, here are a few that you can do while you are working in your office which will help to keep the stress at a bay and also help in keeping you fit.Here are some 4 Exercise Hacks At Your Disposal During Your Office Hours.
#1 Strengthening Of Hands
For this make a fist first, then squeeze tightly and hold this for 3-5 seconds. Finally release it and stretch your fingers wide. Repeat this with both your hands 5-10 times.
BENEFITS – It helps to improve your joint function and flexibility, while strengthening your grip and also helps to fight hand fatigue.
#2 Swishing With The Desk Chair
Sit up straight on your chair and hover your feet on the floor, grabbing the edge of your desk with both your hands, with your core muscles just swivel your chair from side to side either left to right or right to left counting as one while repeating this exercise 10-15 times.
BENEFITS – This is an ab toning exercise which is effective for lower back stretch and all you need for this is a chair that swivels.
#3 Abs – Olute Squeeze
First of all through your nose take a deep breath, as you are inhaling tighten your abdominal muscles, squeeze and then hold it for 5-10 seconds. Finally release your breath and repeat this for 12-15 times.
BENEFITS – Breathing deeply to engage your core muscles helps to relieve stress. It is a simple ab exercise which can be done while sitting or standing.
#4 Shrug Your Shoulder
First, sit up straight and tall in your seat, grabbing each side of your chair while being seated, pull as if you are trying to lift the seat of your chair simultaneously engaging your arm muscles. Pull it for 6-10 seconds and then release and repeat for 4-6 times.
BENEFITS – Since we carry lot of tensions in our neck and shoulders, this isometric exercise helps to activate our arm muscles while pushing our shoulder back down into a more natural position.
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