Hate wasting a beautiful day inside the gym picking things up and putting them down? Not psyched about pumping iron, period? Take strength training to go with these daily activities that double as muscle-building exercises.
Try These Stretches at Your Desk Today
Unsurprisingly, sitting in a cubicle all day doesn’t do the body much good. Simple stretches can help to prevent stiff muscles and improve posture. Take periodic breaks throughout the day to take care of tight shoulders, hip flexors, abdominals, obliques, back, and hamstrings.
Do it Today: Stretch out hunched shoulders to keep them relaxed and limber.
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