Michelle Alva Blog / 24.01.2013

Do you sit for at least 6-8 hours per day? Does your body feel tired, tense and drained at the end of your day? Did you know that sitting for 6-8 hours per day is detrimental to your health? Recent research reveals that sedentary behavior causes an increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer and pre-mature death. Try these 3 easy tips to de-stress at your desk: 1. Align Your Spine.                   An erect and neutral posture minimizes stress to your spine. Bring your ears, shoulders and hips in the same vertical line. Avoid slouched postures which cause excessive stress on your body and mind. Add a lumbar roll to your low back area to enhance posture and comfort. 2. Expand The Front Of Your Body and Breathe IN Life To The Fullest. Stand up and bring your hands behind your back. Inhale to extend your upper body...