Stressed Out? Here's Your New Workout
When you're stressed, the last thing you want to do is exercise. But these 11 easy moves will help you feel better fast
The move: Plank to pike
Get in the standard plank position (hands shoulder-width apart on the floor, feet hip-distance apart, back flat) except place your feet on the office chair. Engage your deep abdominal muscles as you slowly lift your butt to the sky, forming a pike (or upside down "V") position. Lift into the pike position for a count of four, and lower to the starting position for a count of four. Start with five reps, working up to 20.
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