The act of sitting and maintaining static postures for prolonged periods has become a common demand in many modern job environments. Evolution of technology has led to increasingly sedentary roles, resulting in individuals spending extensive hours seated at desks or workstations. Sure, this sedentary nature of work has its advantages in terms of productivity and focus. However, prolonged sitting can lead to issues such as muscle stiffness, poor circulation, and postural imbalances, which may contribute to discomfort and musculoskeletal problems over time.
In this blog we are going to show you six exercises that can help you to unwind the stiffness and reduced those muscle imbalance that come from holding any posture for an extended period.
While sitting for extended periods for work is for many of us a fact of life, it doesn't have to lead to aches and pains. Caring for your body regularly throughout the day with these six exercises and your body will thank you. If you're looking for some more exercises that are more specific to your posture book an appointment with one of our exercise physiologists and we'll help build you a routine that keeps you moving and feeling stronger and more comfortable in your posture.
We can even work with you remotely to develop a treatment plan to help you reach any goals you may have, whether that be improving your posture to feel strong rather than stiff and weak or to reduce any aches and pains you may be experiencing.
Did you know we can see you via Telehealth as well as face to face. Telehealth has proven to be a fantastic option to help our clients reach their health goals when coming into Simply Stronger is not the easiest option. As an added bonus we can visibly see your workspace (both at home and in the office) to develop plans of where and how you can complete exercises within your work day, and how to break up those long sitting periods. Helping you to get moving and feeling better in your body.
Simply Stronger - here to make exercise simple. Understanding why you should exercise is a giant step towards wanting to exercise.