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10 Office Exercises You Can Do Secretly

Innovative Isometrics
Calf raises.
Calf raises.

Isometric exercises are also sometimes known as static strength training. With no visible movement of the joint, these exercises can be performed unnoticed.

If you spend a lot of time on your computer, hand squeezes will offer some relief to your fingers. You can do these with or without a stress ball.

  • Make a fist.
  • Squeeze.
  • Hold and release.
  • Stretch fingers.
  • Repeat ten times

Strengthen your calves and ankles while you read, listen to a web cast or talk on the phone.

  • Stand and hold onto your chair.
  • Rest your left foot on back of your right calf.
  • Raise up on your toes.
  • Hold for 20-30 seconds.
  • Repeat three times.
  • Change legs.

Kegel exercises help prevent or control urinary incontinence by strengthening your pelvic floor muscles. You can do them discreetly while performing any routine task.

  • Contract your pelvic floor muscles.
  • Hold for five seconds.
  • Relax.
  • Repeat five times, three times a day.

You can use this squeeze, hold and release technique to strengthen just about any muscle.