Updated 08 September 2014

Strengthen your quads

Do leg extensions at your desk to strengthen your quads. Stay as you are now in your chair and extend your one leg straight ahead, until it's level with your hip. Hold as long as is comfy, then relax. Repeat with the other side. Do this a couple of times during your day.


Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Smoking dangers »

Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene Many young adults misinformed about hookahs

Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns

In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide.

Managing incontinence »

5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse

Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.