This is a simple piece of software that places a shape of your
choosing on your desktop that contracts and expands. This shape
is a reminder to take long regular breaths. This software was
designed a Portland designer. To purchase the software of to
download a 5 day trial Click
This one is not as fun as it sounds. This is a free piece of
software that has periodic stretch and relaxation reminders
that you can customize. The full version can be downloaded for
free at www.workrave.com.
RSI is short for Repetitive Stress Injury. The most common of
which is carpel tunnel syndrome. This software provides the
user with stretches, micro breaks, usage statistics and a number
of different features intended to prevent injuries from computer
usage and boost productivity. A full 45 day trial version of
this software can be downloaded at www.rsiguard.com.
My Daily Yoga
My daily yoga is a free web site that offers a yoga routine that
can be performed while at your desk.
Learn more at www.mydailyyoga.com
Instructions for using the Goggle maps pedometer to
create your own walking route:
1. Go to www.gmap-pedometer.com
2. Type the city and state
you will begin your
walk in on the top
bar, hit enter
3. Use the left, right,
up and down arrows to navigate
the precise beginning
location of your walk.
4. Hit the ‘start
and double click where
you will begin
5. Left click on each intersection,
turn or bend in the road
to keep the distance accurate.
6. When finished with tracking
your route, note the distance
on the left (available
in English and Metric units)
‘print map’ for
- Elevation profile
- Calorie counter
- Export to GPS units
Enjoy your walk!
For additional group walks and runs visit Fit Right Northwest
on the web at www.fitrightnw.com.
Thursday walks and runs available year round from Portland and
Vancouver beginning at 6pm. Saturdays from NW Portland at 8am.