desk exercises

We've previously talked about how a sedentary lifestyle, which involves a lot of time sitting at your desk, can be the trigger for a long list of health issues and cause you to become unproductive. Since most workers can't avoid sitting at a desk for long periods of time, here are a few simple exercises you can do right at your desk to boost your energy.

The images above come to us from Comcare, a workplace health organization run by the Australian government. They've included simple stretches anyone can do while taking a short break, like neck rolls, elbow stretches, chin tucks, and even eye exercises. Along with the images, Comcare has also offered up step-by-step instructions and a checklist to ensure your workstation is ergonomically correct.

These simple exercises will help ease chronic issues like back pain or eye strain, and will set you up for an energized and productive afternoon. You can see the full list of instructions here.

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