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10/7/12 12:38 P

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I walk in place while setting me and another co worker who works shift before me are getting a cycle for under the dest we can share. I also do stair steps on the bottom step of stairs by office so I can hear phone.

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10/2/12 6:55 A

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I am tied to my desk most of the day with both hands and 1 foot engaged (medical transcription) but I do try at least hourly to get up and do some stretches at least to keep from getting so stiff

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9/29/12 2:15 P

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I spend a lot of time on the phone doing interviews. I keep two pink weights in my cube and during the initial part of the interview, when I am explaining the process and don't have to take notes yet, I do arm curls and lifts. I get about 30 minutes of arm work in every work day that I have calls, People looked at me funny when I started, but now there are small weights in several cubicles in my office. It hasn't made a huge difference, but blouses are not a tight in the arm area and my back doesn't bulge quite as much around my bra. Baby steps.

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9/25/12 5:06 P

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I do torso twists and arm stretches regularly while seated at my desk. I have a herniated disk, so keeping my back loose and happy is essential. I don't care how I look--the relief is worth any stares I may get. But everyone's pretty used to the sight of me twisting and stretching by now!

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9/10/12 10:47 P

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9/9/12 6:18 A

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don't work at a desk

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9/9/12 5:18 A

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retired......do grandchildren aerobics.... emoticon

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9/8/12 9:02 P

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No. I don't work at a desk.

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9/8/12 3:27 P

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I stretch my back and shoulders, my arms pretty regularly if i'm seated for a long time. I think part of it is having a long torso. My back just gets cramped if I'm in one position for a while. I have to get up and do something else (make a cup of tea, use the washroom) every hour or so or my back gets sore.

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9/8/12 1:45 P

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Not often. But you are right, Suzy..... What is stopping me? emoticon

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9/8/12 1:38 P

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I don't work outside the home but I do sit a lot so yes I do chair stretches and exercises

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9/8/12 1:34 P

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I'm also fortunate enough not to work at a desk, but I do stretch after every massage.
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9/8/12 12:42 P

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No. I don't work at a desk. I work in an operating room. I'd feel silly doing them, and really don't know where I'd find the time.

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9/8/12 10:03 A

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Recently I had to go to pysio for a sore shoulder and he gave me neck stretches to do sitting or standing so I find I do them at my desk because they must be done every hr.

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9/8/12 9:12 A

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I was wondering if anyone has added motion into their day but using the suggestions for work desk stretches or exercises here on SparkPeople? Do you try some on a regular bases, if not what's stopping you?



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