BreaksWORK CAPACITY PROMOTING EXERCISE 4/6
Breaks help reduce bodily strain and reduce the overall stress that can be harmful to your health. Sufficient work breaks help you to cope with your work and is justifiable for work performance as well. Sufficient work breaks are refreshing and help to avoid damages and accidents at work as well. Taking breaks is also important in order to prevent muscle and joint problems.
You can flex the muscles that get tired during the working day or awaken muscles that have been idle with break exercise. Everyone should adopt break exercise as a part of his/her working day routines already at a young age. As a parent, you thank yourself for that choice.
Break exercise is a healthy alternative to smoking breaks. Try something sporty instead if you feel like having a smoke during the break. Thus, the strongest desire for a smoke will pass by deceiving it with exercise.
For example, you can stretch or awaken your muscles with different movements. These make blood circulate in the muscles. Break exercise can be enhanced with various weights, elastic bands or, for example, a stretching stick. It would be a good idea to practice break exercise a couple of times during the working day. You should take a short work break every half hour from sitting and standing.
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