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Movement and Exercise


For job duties that involve sitting for the majority of the day, such as a typical office worker, managing your movement throughout the day is an important tool to counteract the long term effects of sedentary work.  Here is a list of suggestions to add movement to your work day.

Movement Tips


Click on the links below to see stretches, posture balancing techniques, and simple strengthening exercises for different body areas.  Please start with "How to Stretch" before trying the actual routines.

How to Stretch

Brief Neck and Shoulders Routine

Basic Core Exercises

Hand and Wrist Stretches

Leg Stretches

Exercise Opportunities on Campus

The RAW Center:  Membership is available to all staff and faculty.  See the RAW membership page for details.

The Kinesiology Department offers their Exercise is Medicine/Get Fit Stay Fit program with various exercise classes available both during and after work.  Contact Andrew Denys ( for additional information.  The current schedule is...

Group Training: M-W  4-5pm, T-TH  1-2pm and 5-6pm

Yoga: W 1-2pm

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