Many of us are stuck at our desks all day and forget to get up and move! It doesn’t take long to take a quick break and a quick lap around the office, but if you’re really stuck sitting in your seat all day, there’s no reason to be stagnate! Here are 5 easy Yoga poses you can do right at your desk to stay loose and energized.  They’ll extend the benefits of your workout in the morning…or have you ready for a workout at the end of your day!  

EASE NECK AND BACK STRAIN WITH THESE EASY POSES!

Let’s keep your back, arms, hips, and wrists in good working order!

1) SCALE POSE

Sit at the edge of your chair, press your hands down on either side of your hips and raise your legs and butt up off the seat. Engage your deep abdominal muscles and keep the tops of your shoulders down; hold for 3 to 5 breaths. Lower and repeat 2 more times.

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2) HIGH ALTAR POSE 

 Inhale and lift your arms; clasp your hands and invert your palms. Lean to your left. Hold for 5-8 breaths, then switch sides.

 

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3) TWIST

Turn to your left. Use your left hand on the back of the chair to deepen the twist. Hold for 5-8 breaths and then twist to the other side.

 

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4) COW FACE ARMS

Bring your left arm behind your back and right arm behind your head. Clasp fingers if you can. Hold for 5-8 breaths; switch sides.

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5) ANKLE TO KNEE 

Place your left foot on your right knee, letting left knee drop open. Keep your back straight; lean forward to stretch deeper. After 5-8 breaths, switch sides.

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Don’t sacrifice moving around just because the emails won’t stop coming in. These easy poses show that it’s quick and easy to move your body throughout the day. Stay healthy, stay focused, and you’ll be able to get everything done!

from wikihealthtips.com


Leading a healthy lifestyle gives you the energy, courage, and passion to be productive in every way you want to be. Keep up the great work! 

Coach Janis and the Precision Fitness & Wellbeing Team

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