3 Simple Office Workouts

Most of us live sedentary lifestyles chained to office chairs. Luckily short stints of aerobics and strength exercises, in between conference calls and emails can help improve your fitness levels and heart health. So, put these 3 exercises for a healthier workday on your to do list!

Stand with your feet slightly wider than your hips and your toes pointed slightly outward. Look straight ahead and pick a spot on the wall in front of you so that you’re not looking down at the floor or up at the ceiling. Now, breathe in, break at your hip and push your butt back. Keep sending your hips backwards as your knees begin to bend. It’s important that you start with your hips back, and not by bending your knees. Repeat 12 times.

Stand in front of your chair, with one foot resting on the chair behind you and the other on step forward. Make sure your knees are straight forward and not pointed inwards. Lunge down and up then switch legs. Repeat 12 times for each leg.

Stand in front of the chair, facing forward with the chair behind you. Rest your body on your palms at the edge of the chair. Go down parallel to the chair with your feet on the ground and back up. Bend your elbows straight back and lower yourself straight down several inches, then straighten your arms without locking your elbows. Complete 12 dips.

And there you go; workout done for the day!

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