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Exercises you can do at home


We talked recently about the importance of daily movement and the benefits movement has on your body. Daily movement can relieve pain, is good for your heart, improves your memory and helps control your weight. So what can you do when you are stuck in the office all day or if you work from home and are sitting in front of your computer? Maybe you are looking for exercises you can do without leaving the house.


We have some exercises you can do at home or from your desk to help you stay focused, relieve stress and your blood pumping!


  • Chair Lifts - strengthens your triceps

  • Leg Extensions - strengthen your quadriceps

  • Shoulder Stretches - relieves stress and loosens shoulders

  • Finger Stretches - relieves tension from typing or writing all day

  • Leg Lifts - Strengthens thigh muscles and your core

  • Ab Twister - helps reduce lower back pain and build abdominal muscles

  • Booty Clench - tones your buttocks

  • Neck Rolls - relieve tension in your neck

  • Forward Bend - stretches lower back

  • Cat-Cow Stretch - stretches hips, back, abdomen, chest and lung muscles

  • Arm Circles - keep arms and shoulders loose

  • Jumping Jacks - get your blood pumping

  • Squats - strengthens muscles in legs and buttocks

  • Plank - strengthens core

  • Ankle Stretch - relieves stiffness from sitting all day or wearing heels

  • Chest Stretch - relieves shoulder and chest muscles

  • Water Bottle Workout - reduces pain in your back, neck and shoulders


We want to hear from you! What is your favorite exercise to do at the office or at home? Check out our Healthy Lifers Community and let us know!


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