Spending 8 hours a day at the office can be tough on your body. Incorporate workplace wellness by adding these simple exercises to your workday.
Yoga relieves stress, clears the mind to focus, brings oxygen to the brain, enhances productivity and increases energy levels. Try this quick chair yoga sequence today.
These are only a select few of the many kinds of exercises that can be done at your desk during the day. Don’t forget to pay special attention to your wrists. If you spend your days on the computer you have an increased risk of developing carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel causes pain in the wrist, palm and forearm area. Here are some simple stretches to help reduce your chances of developing this painful condition.
First extend your arm palm up and gently press your fingers back (towards your body) until you feel a nice stretch. Then put your hands together in front of your chest and press your palms together and down for another wrist stretch. Remember not to be too forceful. Be mindful of your body and listen to what it's telling you.
These quick moves can help ease tension in your muscles. Another option is a quick walk. Walking is beneficial not only for your muscles, but also for your mind.