Sitting behind your desk every day can wreak havoc on your body. Sitting can be relaxing, but it may not be the best for your health. The negative effects of sitting for too long include back pain and potential injury, and you could face a fair amount of pain if you don't take steps to make sure you stay healthy.
A little bit of exercise or stretching every day can go a long way. Today's infographic shows how to do simple yoga exercises that can help alleviate office aches and pains. If sitting all day is getting in the way of you living a healthy and active life, try to incorporate these poses into your routine. Even if you don't feel any back pain, yoga can be a fantastic way to relax and stay focused throughout the work day.
These office yoga exercises are designed to allow you to do them in the break room, your cubicle or at your desk. Stretching your muscles and activating your nervous system is going to help you feel better and give you the extra energy needed to get through the day.
A mere 10 to 20 minutes a day is going to have you feeling better and release built up tension. For at-home options, this 20-Minute Full Body Yoga Workout will have you feeling amazing.