"Sitting is the new smoking."
Chances are you’ve seen the dramatic headlines about sitting in recent years. While that might be a bit intense, there is research supporting the fact that sitting is indeed very unhealthy and can lead to increased risk of heart disease and certain cancers.
The take-away is that we are too sedentary and sit too much. Our bodies are not designed to sit in a chair with poor posture for 8-plus hours a day. Most of the time though, you have no choice, and that can take an especially large toll on your shoulders and hips.
So what’s the solution? A complete approach that combines mobility and strength work for your joints. Once you’ve improved the mobility of a joint, add some stability to that improved range of motion.
Here’s a quick 10-minute routine you can do in your office, cubicle, home or anywhere else you can find some room.