28 Aug '12, 9pm

Spend too much time sitting? (Who doesn't?) Exercises to reverse the damage:

Spend too much time sitting? (Who doesn't?) Exercises to reverse the damage:

Your desk job is bad for your run, says Frank Musumeci, P.T., of the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami. Even when you get up your muscles remain in their shortened position, which forces them to work harder to elongate when called back to action. The antidote is to find ways to move every hour. And try this routine that engages muscles ignored when we sit. NOTE For each, do three sets of 30 reps (both sides) three times a week. A workout designed to undo the damage of sitting all day. ANKLE PUMPS Stretches and strengthens the shin. Can also be done deskside without the band for periodic relief. TO DO: Loop a band around the mid-foot. Start with the band taut when the foot is pointed. Slowly flex and point your foot. PRONE LEG LIFTS Sitting forces the body to collapse into gravity. This move helps strengthen the leg and core muscles that help keep the body upright. TO DO: ...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/article/1,7120,s6-241-285--14...

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