Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Seven Simple Exercises for Work or Home
Before engaging in any physical activity program it is recommended you consult with your primary care physician.
With the winter weather well under way, you may find it challenging to get in the daily exercises you normally do outside. Try these seven simple exercises that you can do at home or at work.
Start out by performing one set of 8-12 repetitions of each of the first five exercises. Over time, if you feel comfortable, you can perform up to three sets, two times per week. Perform exercises number six and seven three-to-five times per day, especially if you sit for long periods of time.
Seven Simple Exercises
Be sure to stay hydrated eat well throughout the day, especially days when you're more physically active. The takeaway is to be active, whether it's getting up every hour to go get a drink of water or go talk to a family member, friend, or colleague. Every bit counts.
Corey Cenate is a wellness health coach in the EFAP & Wellness department at Fletcher Allen.