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The Healthy Programmer by Joe Kutner

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Retrospective

If you do the exercises in this chapter for a few weeks, you’ll begin to see improvements very rapidly. But if you revert to a sedentary lifestyle your back will only get worse. That’s why we’ll incorporate these exercises into your daily checklist. You should begin doing curl-ups, bridges, and other bodyweight exercises on a regular basis to build strength in your trunk muscles. You can even work these into your hourly five-minute breaks.

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You can do these strength exercises daily because they are not explosive. Every day, pick at least five of the exercises in this chapter, with at least two from the big three, and perform them ...

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