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Work it Girl!

Almost everyone is trying to find out ways to stay active at work. We've seen everything from jumping jacks on the hour every hour, to offices with treadmills placed right in front of computers.

For some less embarrassing ideas try any or all of the following:

The easiest way to get an extra workout at work: Take the stairs! Everyone should know where the nearest stairs are in your office building anyway, so use them.
Wrist work: Stretch a rubber band using all of your fingers, then over 2 or 3 fingers.
Inner thigh work: Place full water bottle (or anything similar that is not breakable) between your knees and, keeping abs in, squeeze bottle gently. Repeat several times throughout the day.

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meechie meechie 8 years
Excellent ideas i have tried most of them.
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 10 years
lol my opinion.. i will try to be discrete
aistea311 aistea311 10 years
So just place it between my knees and squeeze it right? I just hope I am doing it right.
aistea311 aistea311 10 years
so just sit in the chair and hold a bottle with my knees and squeeze right? I am in a cubicle all day, I need some excercise before I roll out of here :)
LaylaCams LaylaCams 10 years
The water bottle idea is a great idea.
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
kinda burns huh paige? haha, just keep the (blow outs) know the whew breathing?..on the d l cause ya might find out who all the pervs are in your office...hehe
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 10 years
i'm actually doing the botlle water idea.. & its working.. i feel it!!
JennaV JennaV 10 years
I :love: the orange! :D
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
Is anyone else excited to see that orange background at the bottom of this blog?
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
yeah, that water bottle thing is a sweet idea! I could do that while homeschooling.. :)
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 10 years
That's a great idea about the bottle of water
t0xxic t0xxic 10 years
I about die taking the stairs now, but Im told its still good to do esp once I get closer to my due date -------------------- Dum de Dum de Dum de Dum
hazel_eyes_smile hazel_eyes_smile 10 years
I find that actually going and finding coworkers I need to talk to, rather than sending off an email, works wonders, too. Those quick visits add up, especially when they're on another floor! And a twenty minute walk at lunch is awesome! And you can eat your lunch in a park, rather than indoors.
Jinx Jinx 10 years
I had a meeting in a building and I took the stairs, and there were signs, like when you got to the floor you were going to, and went through the door there was a sign and it was "Yeah!!! You took the stairs!" lol. ~Procrastinate Now! Don't Put It Off~ (Ellen)
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
This is so true. Taking the stairs as opposed to the escalator is one of the little things you can do thru out the day that is beneficial to your health!
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