By Dr. Seema Grover, Chief of Physiotherapy and Rehab at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
Nowadays, women handle both home and career in tandem. Keeping a balance between personal and professional life with fitness isn’t easy for working women.
Here are few tips:
Stay Active: Make sure you don’t stick to your seat for too long, make it a habit to take a break every 2 hours for a few minutes.
Right posture: It is important that you sit in the most comfortable manner. Besides, one must ascertain that you sit upright to keep back, neck and shoulder aches at bay.
Stretch: Do easy stretches (for the shoulders, arms and legs) that you can do in your office. Stretches are very important to bring energy into tired muscles.
Exercise: According to your own convenience, create your exercise pattern. The goal should be to maintain a healthy and fit life.
Warm ups: Make it a habit to start day with warm ups. It is important to warm up before starting any workout regime to prevent injuries.
Eat healthy: Food plays a vital role in keeping the physical and psychological system healthy. Eating nutritionally sound food, balanced diet and avoid junk food is important to maintain a healthy life. Avoid skipping meals.
Stay hydrated: Water is fundamental for the proper working of the body. Make sure to drink water at regular intervals throughout the day.