Medical research shows that sitting still for long periods of time (as many of us do during a typical workday) can have an adverse effect on heart health. This Heart Health Awareness Month, do your body a favour, and start a “deskercise” routine. Just a few simple stretches at your desk will get your circulation going, while helping to ease aches and stiffness. Download here >
For example, you can do an easy hamstring stretch in your office chair. Staying seated, extend one leg out in front of you. Reach your arms out towards your toes. Hold the position for 10-30 seconds. Then release, and repeat on the other side.