Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
exercising while at desk
does anyone know of any exercises or websites that can give me some exercises that I can do while sitting at my desk for 10 long drawn out hours?
Fri. Mar 31, 11:58am
One thing you can do is plan to get up once an hour or so and take a little walk, or do a few flights of stairs.
Also, keep your posture in mind and sit up very straight, roll your shoulders back suck in your abs for 10 seconds then let go. You will notice that you stand taller if you concentrate on your posture at your desk.
Friday, March 31, 2006, 2:03 PM
My sister keeps some hand weights in her drawer and uses them at lunch to do squats, bicep curls, tricep extensions, etc... Is that a possibility?
Friday, March 31, 2006, 2:40 PM
I have read that sitting on a stability ball at work does wonders for your core strength - that you actually have to work up to sitting on it for a whole day. It couldn't happen at my office (I would get teased to death, I think, and it would look too weird in front of clients), but maybe it would work for you?
I also second the poster who said you should get up ever hour or so...my way of forcing myself to do this is to drink a ton of water and herbal tea. Basically at least once an hour I either need a refill or an empty (ie I've got to pee).
There are also some really good seated stretches you can do that can bring your consciousness back to your body and your posture. One is to sit up straight, both feet firmly on the floor. Then cross one ankle over your opposite knee and lean forward, keeping your back straight, and holding your knee down gently. Hold for a while, then switch feet. A couple days of this will really loosen up your hips. Also check out Jet Blue's (or Virgin's?) website - they have a page of yoga postures to do while flying that are easily done at your desk.
Are you a woman? Keigles! (sp???)
The sucking in and holding can work for muscles other than abs - try glutes, quads, lats, calves, etc.
Friday, March 31, 2006, 2:49 PM
new year calendar
real printable calendar
calendar printable 2017
blank calendar 2017
2017 free calendar
all calendar 2017
useful calendar 2017
schedule 2017 calendar
2017 schedule calendar
schedule calendar 2017
blank calendar 2017-18
map of usa
map of usa
Wednesday, February 01, 2017, 1:19 AM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?