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A few simple do's and don'ts that will make your trip a sucess.
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How to Feel
Good When You Get There!
traveler knows long plane rides are physically demanding. Here's a simple
isometric routine you can do right in your seat.
a slow jog through your favorite park. Using simple, rhythmic movements,
alternately raise your heels as high as possible and rock slowly forward
imagine that same jog, but with your elbows crazy- glued to your legs.
With elbows pressed on your knees, alternately raise the heel and toe
of each foot off the floor.
three: roll your shoulders forward and back in large circles. Next,
exercise your neck. Turn your slowly head to look over each shoulder
several times. Then work it slowly forward and back.
your arms along your thighs, palms down. Turn your hands over, spread
your fingers, then make a fist. Relax and return to the original position.
Then tighten your stomach muscles, bend slightly forward and lift your
toes. Reverse the process.
each foot in large circles to the fullest extent of your ankle's flexibility.
And finally, clasp your hands behind your neck and alternately and slowly
raise each knee to touch the opposite elbow.
this routine every few hours during a long flight, and you'll arrive
with spring in your step, bounce in your back, and color in your cheeks,
both upper and lower.
final caution: it's wise to let your seatmate know what you're doing,
before you get too far along in your exercise routine.
are some more exercises you can do during flights to help avoid stiffness,
tenseness, headaches and muscle aches:
- Cross one
leg over the other. Rotate your elevated foot in circular motions.
Reverse directions, then reverse feet crossed.
- Sit with toes
on the floor and heels slightly raised, back straight and shoulders
back. Lower one heel, then the other. Repeat.
- Sit with back
straight and shoulders back. Rotate head in circular motion. Move
head side to side. Touch chin on chest and hold. Flex chin. Repeat.
- Reach high
with one arm, then the other. Lower arms and repeat.
- Rotate shoulders
- Stretch arms
in front of you. Flex wrists. Bend elbows to touch shoulders with
fingers. Bring elbows straight up, then back. Repeat.
- Bend elbows,
point palms outward. Stretch fingers open, then closed. Clench fists
and hold. Press palms together in front of chest and hold. Hook
fingers and pull arms apart. Repeat.
- Lift one knee
as far to your chest as possible (or as far as seating permits),
then the other. Stretch legs as far out as possible. Repeat.
- Clasp arms
at elbows. Turn to one side 3 times, then the other. Repeat.
- Sit up straight,
draw in stomach and clasp arms in front of you. Drop torso forward
and stretch arms to floor. Repeat
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