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Physical Wellbeing

The Virtues of Physical Activity

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS REALLY GOOD FOR YOU

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Read Why it Matters to Everyone

Physical Activity Basics Read more here

Stretching

Desk Stretch

Daily Desk Stretch: 10:00am  • 2:00 • 4:00pm  

Eating Smart, Being Active (ESBA) Let’s Be Active Videos (about 15 minutes each,) Lessons 2-9  

Upper Body Stretching:  Buster Porter and Stacey Brezing of the UC Davis Occupational Health Services demonstrate how to use a stretchy band to do some quick, simple stretches and exercises for your upper body. In about 5 minutes, you can achieve relief and build strength. 

Lower Body Stretching  Buster Porter and Stacey Brezing of the UC Davis Occupational Health Services show how to use body weight and a wall to do quick, simple stretches and exercises for the lower body. In about five minutes, people can achieve relief and build strength. 

UC Fit Forever

The UC Living Fit Forever page offers video training on topic ranging from BARRE Pilates to ZUMBA.

YOGA for ALL

 

HOW ABOUT TAI CHI

Tai Chi for Beginners 

At your desk? Chair Tai Chi 

Breathing

Breathing

Don't forget Box Breathing three times a day: 

Close eyes, breathe in for four seconds, hold four seconds and exhale four seconds, REPEAT at least six times.

Try some Old School, 4-7-8 breathing. It is not how much air you take in, it is how long it stays in you lungs.

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