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My lower back routine

Sitting for long periods can definitely cause lower back pain or worsen an existing back problem. The main reason behind this is that sitting is a static posture that increases stress in the back, shoulders, arms, and legs, and in particular, can add large amounts of pressure to the back muscles and spinal discs.

I have an old injury and over the years I´ve been trying and adjusting exercises to relief my back pain. This is an easy and quick routine that never fails. It takes 5 minutes and you need no equipment.

I do this routine almost every day, some days twice, after two or three hours in front of the screen. I bet most of you sit for longer than I do, so I think you should save this routine and perform it regularly.

Taking a little time during the day to stretch and relax has an extra benefit: your productivity will increase when you feel your body free of stress. Think about it this way, you take a break when you finish a task to do the next even better. Read more about movement and productivity on Forbes, these guys really care about productivity, right?

Take your lower back seriously and start stretching, often. Remember that stretches should never be forced or cause any pain.

Click on exercise´s name to watch the video. Also, a description on how to perform each exercise is just below the image. Here´s a screenshot.

Lower back routine

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Guest post: Challenging abs at MiddleMe

Good morning, dears!!

Like I said yesterday, today´s topic is abdominal muscles. And today´s surprise is guest post aren´t over 🙂

I want to thank Kally, one more time, for her kind invitation. I strongly recommend you to follow her blogs. Yes! Recently, she has started a travel blog: Ladyredot.com

So, this week  I´ll explain some easy exercises for your abs at MiddleMe. Don´t worry about the title, the challenge was to find exercises you can do in a suit and don´t feel stupid. Is important if you are going to do them at your workplace, but it also means you can do them anywhere, anytime 🙂

I hope you enjoy them!

 

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A day at the office

Hello, dear friends!

Recently, I´ve been honored by three wonderful women with invitations to their blogs as the guest blogger. Also, these commitments come with a responsibility. I hate to disappoint.

So, Mliae at Lifexperimentblog asked me why is so difficult to lose those last 5 kg. She lost 1,6 last week but I´m stretching her patience with the post. It´s almost ready, dear 🙂

Lisa at Life on an El Paso woman is hosting a Saturday Evening Interview. How cool is that?

Last, but not least, Kally at MiddleMe asked for some exercises for the office. Dear, I´m on it:

A day at the office

Also, two random facts about me:

I love suits…

…and Cons 🙂

Needless to say, visit and follow these amazing bloggers!!!