Squeezing a handgrip exerciser could help to lower persistently high blood pressure in people taking anti-hypertension medications, according to a report in this month’s issue of the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. Here’s the article published in the Wall Street Journal. (at the bottom of the page)
So moving just a few times a day improves flexibility, and strength. Try these moves during the day.
Sumo Squats: Stand in a wide stance with toes pointed out. Lower your body into a squat. Keep your knees behind your toes, and drive thru your heels.
Your goal is 20 squats. Start with 10 squats, increase to 15 then 20 squats.
Diagonal Chops: Stand in a shoulder with stance. Squat down with both of your arms to the outside of your right hip. Stand up with both of your arms to the outside of your left shoulder. Keep your knees behind your toes, and drive thru your heels.
Your goal is 20 on each side. Start with 10, then increase to 15 then 20 each side.
Can you to do these each day of the week?