Keeping one body fit and healthy is a bit hard nowadays. The electronic age changed our active lifestyle into a sedentary routine. We are desk-bound most of the time, and hours of workout in the gym remarkably dropped. It seems that we got endless of things to do on our desks that we done have the time to stretch a bit. Have you not thought of an exercise while using your computer?
Imagine a lifestyle spending a straight 8-hour at your desk every day in the office. On weekends, you might take a longer rest period, or the usual routine of doing things in preparation for another week ahead. Your health is headed towards an ailment if you wone change gears already.Be sure to get a good office chair that will allow you to sit comfortably throughout the day. Position your computer in which about 30% of the screen is above eye level. This will prevent you from hunching forward while doing your work.
a. Relax your nerves and muscle tissues and improve blood circulation through stretching. This exercise prevents back pain. Stretch your neck by bending it sideways, allowing your ears to touch your shoulders. Head and neck rotation are also advisable. Stretch your arms backward, do this for several times and then another move is to place your hands on your hips and bend backwards.
b.Stay away from the keyboard even just for a while. While standing, place you palms on the desktop while arms are stretched straight. Lower your body, pause for a few seconds until you feel the pressure on your arms and then relax and repeat a few times.
a. Walk a few steps, better to take the stairs, see a friend personally in the office whose desk is a bit farther from you, instead of chatting or sending messages.
b. Go out to the parking lot and go back to your desk.
c. Take a short walk every hour, if possible.
d. Take deep breathes, exercise your ankles and just do leisurely walk in the vicinity
a. Drink plenty of water. Take a sip from time to time. Always place a bottle of water near your desk.
b. Pack vegies, fruits and wheat bread from home. This will not only let you save money for lunch but keeps you healthy at the same time. Limit food intake from vending machines, and cut on soda and caffeine.
c. Consult a nutritionist for a healthy diet fit for your age and lifestyle. Other people’s routine requires greater energy, hence, their meals are fuller than yours. Follow these simple exercises and keep yourself protected from ailments, like obesity, muscle and back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and a lot of more.Take good care of your body, keep it hydrated and rest your eyes from the computer screen to avoid eye strain. Value your work but do not disregard simple measures to relieve stress, allow muscle and joint tissues to relax and to improve your posture.