The Ultimate 10-Minute Office Workout
VERY EASY: Yoga in the office
Exercise yoga at the office is about turning your office chair into a handy tool to perform certain movements that will target the primary muscles of your body and make you feel as if you have just returned from your spa.
Hold each position for 20 seconds.
– Position 1: Cat stretch
Sit on your chair with your back straight and your hands resting on your lap. Raise your head up and push your chest forward. Make movements by your head down then up for 20 seconds. Relax.
– Position 2: Lower back stretch
Always sitting in your chair, cross your arms. Keep your feet on the floor and try to get down from the top of your body as low as possible. Hold this position for 20 seconds. Return to the initial position.
– Position 3: Crescent pose
While sitting on the chair, with your back straight, raise both arms above your head, leaning your upper body slightly to the side. Hold this position for 20 seconds then relax.
– Position 4: Twist chair
Sit on your side, with your back straight, feet glued to the floor and your hands resting on the back of the chair. Rotate the top of your body toward the back of the chair. Hold this position for 20 seconds. And go back to your original position.
– Position 5: Upward salute
Stand with your feet together and your hands above your head. Keep your back straight and hold this hello position for 20 seconds then relax.
– Position 6: Forward bend
The chair in front of you, feet perpendicular to the floor. Tilt to the back of your chair keeping your back straight and your hands resting on the chair. Hold this position for 20 seconds. Return to your starting position.