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Jan 31, 2024

10 exercises you can do while sitting in your office chair

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Seated Leg Lifts

Sit up straight and extend one leg straight out in front of you. Hold for a few seconds, then lower it back down. Repeat with the other leg.

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Chair Squats

Stand in front of your chair with your feet shoulder-width apart. Lower yourself into a sitting position, hovering just above the chair, then stand back up. Repeat.

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Seated Marches

Sit tall and lift one knee up towards your chest, then lower it back down. Alternate legs and continue marching in place.

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Shoulder Shrugs

Lift your shoulders up towards your ears, hold for a moment, then release. Repeat several times to release tension in the shoulders.

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Calf Raises

Sit with your feet flat on the floor and lift your heels off the ground, pointing your toes forward. Lower your heels back down and repeat.

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Seated Torso Twists

Sit tall and twist your torso to one side, holding onto the back of your chair for support. Hold the twist for a few seconds, then twist to the other side.

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Desk Push-Ups

Place your hands on the edge of your desk, shoulder-width apart. Lower your chest towards the desk by bending your elbows, then push back up to the starting position.

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Ankle Circles

Lift one foot off the ground and rotate your ankle in clockwise and counterclockwise circles. Repeat with the other foot.

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4-7-8 breathing rule

With your feet placed flat against the floor, breathe in for a count of four, hold your breath for a count of seven, and breathe out forcefully for a count of eight.

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Neck rolls

Neck rolls help relieve tension and improve flexibility in the neck and shoulders.

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