Are you somebody who dreads Mondays as soon as the weekend starts? I get it. If you work Monday to Friday, it can be a little bit depressing when the weekend is over and you have to start getting ready for the week again. But what if Mondays didn't have to be dreaded? There are a few things you can do to make your least favourite day a little more enjoyable.
Sitting at a desk all day is detrimental to our health, but a big part of the population still does it for five days each week. Find out what can be done to promote a healthier lifestyle in an office environment!
Having strong and stable hips is extremely important. We require hip stability for all standing activities, even just walking or running, and weak hips can set us up for pain and injuries along the way. Unfortunately, because most of us spend too much time sitting down, the muscles surrounding our hips are often weak and need strengthening through targeted exercises. You can try the four exercises below to strengthen your hips!
Can you squat down until you almost sit on the floor while keeping your feet flat on the floor too? Can you bend down and touch your toes? If not, it is time to work on some hip and lower body mobility!
Are you sitting for most of the day, either at work, at home or in your car? If so, it might be a good idea to do something for your health and wellbeing and look for ways to get a little bit more active.
Do you ever aim to train your back, but end up feeling the exercise mainly in your arms? This happens a lot! Learning how to build that mind-muscle connection and actually feeling the exercises you're doing where you want to feel them will transform your back workouts completely!