Standing Worktime Resource

Being on your feet all day puts a lot of pressure on your legs, so it’s important to take the load off of them! The best way to do that? Stretching and strengthening the muscles that surround and support them. When you have quick moments throughout your day get in one of these quick exercises.

Pelvic Tilt

Pelvic Tilt

  • Count to 2 as you slowly round your low back
  • Move out of the rounded position and count to 2 as you slowly arch your low back

Perform this 5 times in a row. Easy and discreet to perform while you’re doing other work

Abdominal Bracing

Abdominal Bracing

When you’re used to the bracing movement, you do not have to use hands

  • Place your hands about 3 inches to the side of your belly button
  • Press your fingers into your abdomen
  • Activate your core by flexing your muscles.
  • With your fingers you should feel the contraction and notice your fingers being pushed out as you flex.

Perform this 10 times in a row. Easy and discreet to perform while you’re doing other work

Ankle Rotations

Ankle Rotations

  • Raise one foot slightly off the ground and hold it in place
  • Rotate your ankle and create big circles with your toes

Perform this 5 times in a row in one direction, then reverse the direction and perform another 5 times on each foot. Easy and discreet to do while doing other work.

Leg Extension

Leg Extension

  • Stand upright and support yourself with the back of a chair or countertop
  • Keeping the leg straight, extend one leg out behind you away from your planted leg
  • Extend the leg to a comfortable height maintaining an upright posture in your torso
  • Lower your leg back to the floor

Perform this 5 times in a row, then switch legs and perform another 5 times. This is quick and easy to do when you have a short break.

Marching in Place

Marching in Place

  • Stand upright and support yourself with the back of a chair or countertop
  • Keeping an upright torso, keep one leg planted and raise the other knee up so your hip is at a 90 degree angle
  • Lower your leg back to the floor

Perform this 5 times in a row on each leg. This is quick and easy to do when you have a short break.

You may also log into your Hinge Health app via your mobile phone and complete some of your playlist exercises with or without your sensors.