No Time for Exercise? Think Again

Patients and regular readers know that my favorite supplement is exercise — the list of benefits keeps growing all the time.  A common complaint I hear is that it’s hard to find the time to work out.  Yes, we all have those busy days.  That’s why I often recommend burst training (such as the Sprint-8 plan) as a very time-efficient form of exercise — a great workout in 20 minutes, 2-3 times per week.

When it comes to therapeutic exercise for postural rehab or back or neck pain, I recommend the idea of “micro-breaks” at work:  taking 15-30 seconds at regular intervals throughout the day for a bit of stretching to counteract the physical stressors we put on our bodies.  Here’s a fabulous web site that takes it a step further (besides, “micro” is so 20th century):

Nano Workout

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