8 Light Exercises For Long-Distance Travellers

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Ankle Circles

Lift one foot off the floor and rotate your ankle in a circular motion, first clockwise and then counterclockwise, do 10-15 rotations for each foot.

Leg Lifts

Extend one leg straight out in front of you and hold for a few seconds before lowering it back down. Alternate between legs for 8-10 times.

Shoulder Rolls

Sit upright in your seat and gently roll your shoulders forward in a circular motion, then reverse the direction to release tension and prevent stiffness.

Neck Stretches

Tilt your head to one side, bringing your ear towards your shoulder until you feel a stretch along the side of your neck and change directions.

Deep Breathing

Deep breathing exercises can promote relaxation and reduce stress during a long flight.

Torso Twists

Seated torso twists help to improve spinal flexibility and alleviate tension in the lower back.

Calf Raises

Lift your heels off the floor as high as you can, then lower them back down, do 10-15 rotations focusing on calf muscles.

Hand And Wrist Exercises

Perform simple exercises such as wrist circles, finger stretches, and hand squeezes or squeeze a rolled-up towel to strengthen the hand muscles.

Compiled By Himani Verma

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