Excited about going on a trip or adventure? Traveling can be exhilarating, but getting to your destination often involves long periods of standing or sitting. All this inactivity can leave you achy or sore.
Here are some exercises you can do while standing in long lines at the airport:
Calf raises: Stand with feet apart and come up onto balls of feet and slowly lower heels to the floor, keeping your weight centered. Repeat 8 to 15 times.Submitted by Sibyl on Mon, 02/21/2011 - 22:57
Sibyl Adams, Seniority Matters’ featured fitness blogger, has spent three decades in the health and fitness field. She began competing in local body building events in 1980, and by 1983, she was second in her weight class in the International Arm Wresting Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica. Sibyl remained active in the body-building scene for more than a decade, while also teaching aerobics and running races. She retired from body building in 1990, but continued running competitively until 2004, when she suffered an ankle injury.
Today, Sibyl works full-time as a personal fitness trainer and is president of her own company, A Personal Touch Fitness. She is a certified Reiki master, a National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) Certified Trainer, and is currently pursuing a certification in yoga. She enjoys swimming, power-walking and playing with her grandchildren.