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What Kinds Of Stretches Do You Do After Hours Of Work?

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Stefan S Member Since: Jan 10, 2018
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Our bodies aren't designed to sit for long periods of time, and I'm beginning to feel it again.

 

I used to do yoga and stretching, but I could never make a habit out of them. 

 

Do you have any tips or suggestions? 

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Mary W Member Since: Nov 10, 2014
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Because I have serious, serious back problems, I get up and walk around outside every hour for about 10 minutes.  Helps tremendously with the end of the day problems.

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Valeria K Moderator Member Since: Mar 6, 2014
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Hi Stefan,

 

I can totally relate to not being able to make a habit out of working out or stretching! I love yoga but for years I could never do it consistently. However, this year me and a few of my friends decided to create a little accountability group. We do our exercises at home and then text the group to report back and remind others to do their daily exercise. We're on our third "30-days of yoga" challenge at this point! So yeah, I'd recommend getting into one of those "30 days of [exercise]" challenges with a couple of friends to support you and keep you on track. It worked very well for me!

~ Valeria
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Nichola L Member Since: Mar 13, 2015
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My body isn't designed for stretching - more for bouncing ...

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Wendy C Member Since: Aug 24, 2015
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LOL @ Nichola

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Parul K Member Since: Jul 6, 2017
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music with yoga helps to prevent headaches. it depends about how much you can listen. if you can sit and watching images, it help to understand your own being.

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Jennifer M Member Since: May 17, 2015
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I walk 15000 steps (like 6.5 miles according to FitBit) and lift weights for an hour 5 days a week. Exercise is not my problem. My problem is I got too much time on my hands. I need a hobby of sorts. Went looking for classes to get one on one training in Spanish and can't find what I want. I want someone to talk to me for like 20-30 minutes at least 5 days a week so I learn conversation. I think I moved into the worst county possible in Atlanta.

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