Joel Peterson, Personal Trainer

Joel Peterson – Level 5 Personal Trainer Apple Athletic Club

NOTE – Before you continue, reference these previous issues:

Prolonged Sitting is Dangerous to our Health

Exercises for Work and Home

Exercises for Work and Home: Part 2

Please, if you have not read the above issues go back into our archives and educate yourself on the dangers of prolonged sitting. Those dangers are very real, but fortunately we can not only negate these dangers we can strengthen our bodies and improve our range of motion with just a few exercise movements a day. Again, visit the archives for the above exercises.

This week in part three we want to expand on these movements to further your quest for a healthier lifestyle. Be sure to read “What Happens in Your Body When You Exercise?” at the end of this article.

Side Line Twisting Back Stretch

Chest Stretch

Standing Hip Flexor Stretch

Begin by lying on your stomach and slowly reaching your arms forward; pretend that you’re flying! Gradually raise the legs and upper body off of the floor while keeping your head straight. Hold for several seconds and repeat.

Reps: 15-20

There are many more benefits derived from a sustaining exercise program. Stay tuned for more tips on improving your health and well-being. Meanwhile, just keep pushing forward.

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