Hectic event schedules can make it seem impossible to fit workouts into our busy week. You can be as event savvy as the best of the best, but if you get injured or don't take care of yourself, brains are not enough to get you through. When neglecting exercise, you're putting both your physical and mental health at risk, which can negatively affect your productivity and effectiveness at work. Did you know with resistance bands you can work your entire body to improve your strength, posture and help prevent and alleviate total body pain. So what are you waiting for? Grab your resistance band and get banding with us! These moves are sure to give you a boost of energy.
Step 1: Grab the band with both hands about hip-width apart. Pull your hands away from each other so there is tension on the band.
Step 2: Press the band overhead, keeping the band tight between your hands.
Step 3: Press your chest out and pull the and down towards your chest, pinching your shoulder blades down and back. Drive your elbows down to the ground as you pull the band down keeping it tight between your hands. Hold and Repeat!
Step 1: Grab the end of a resistance band. Raise your arm so your elbow is pointing toward the ceiling and band is hanging down the middle of your back.
Step 2: Grab the band with your other hand so that your palm is facing away from your back and your hand is resting at the middle of your back.
Step 3: With your top hand, extend arm toward the ceiling. Keep your arm as straight up and down as possible. Lower and repeat!
Step 4: Reverse hand positions and repeat on the other side.
Step 1: Lay the band across your thighs, grasp it with palms face-up
Step 2: Keeping elbows fixed into your sides, pull your hands away from each other so there is tension on the band, squeezing your shoulder blades together.
Step 3: Release tension on the band and repeat!
Step 1: Extending one leg out in front of you.
Step 2: Loop a resistance band around one foot, holding both ends of the band. Gently pull your toes toward your shin until you feel the stretch in your calf.
Step 3: Repeat on the other side.
Simply moving more and stretching to give your mind and body a pick me up from being hunched over at your desk for 8 hours can go a long way in keeping you healthy and happy. A big thank you to Senior Account Manager, Micha Brooks, who gave everyone a Corinthian Events teal blue band to keep us active. She is always looking out for her Corinthian Events family! What are you waiting for? Happy deskercising!