Some of us can't get around the realities of our 9-5. Others have awesome bosses that value ergonomic chairs, standing desks, and lunchtime yoga. For those trapped in a seated capacity, here are 3 tricks to wake your body up, get the support muscles firing, and take restorative breaks throughout the day.
3 WARMUP MOVES- 6 Min
BONUS VIDEO: Acupressure Massage Balls on Sacrum and along Spine
daytime 'feel good' POSTURE
Seated: SHOULDERS & ELBOWS BACK, CHIN TUCKED (LONG NECK), CHEST OPEN, SLIGHT LEAN FORWARD OR SUPPORTIVE LOW BACK PILLOW, COMPUTER TABLE LOW ENOUGH FOR ELBOWS TO STAY BACK, SHOULDERS RELAXED AND EYES FORWARD AND SLIGHTLY DOWN, FEET APPROPRIATE DISTANCE TO ALLOW KNEES AT 90 DEGREES (May enjoy Spiny Acupuncture half ball to massage feet throughout day
Mid Day STRETCH- 5 Min
1. Chest, Shoulder, & Hamstring opener (Forward fold with arms over head)
2. Forward fold > Half Glance, flat back hamstring stretch > Arms over head Standing
3. Get Glutes firing with a walk around the block / office
END OF DAY ROLLOUT & YOGA
Hit the Pad Studios, Yoga Tree, International Orange or any of the online video options to loosen yo' bod' and wind down for bed.
YOU DESERVE TO FEEL GOOD
GETHSH is a wellness blog dedicated to researching the variables in the formula to feeling good. All suggestions should be reviewed with your licensed practitioner and taken on your own free will.