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.
- 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.
- Repeat five times, three times a day.
You can use this squeeze, hold and release technique to strengthen just about any muscle.