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Construction workers' wholesome stretching routine before work is winning hearts on the internet

What seemed to be a mundane scenario turned out to be a soothing and heartwarming view and we're all for it.

Construction workers' wholesome stretching routine before work is winning hearts on the internet
Representative Cover Image Source: Pexels| Aleksandr Firstov

Even in the midst of our mundane daily routines, we are often given unexpected reminders to take care of ourselves and stay motivated. Whether it's a simple prompt to smile, maintain a positive attitude, or prioritize self-care, attentive observation reveals encouragement all around us. Jeremy Cohen captured a heartwarming video of the unexpected scene that greeted him from his hotel window one morning. While hotel views often showcase pools, sunrises, or other natural sights, Cohen's window provided a different, yet equally soothing perspective. Rather than the usual natural landscapes, Cohen discovered a surprisingly heartwarming sight instead. Focusing his camera, Cohen zeroed in on a group of construction workers in the distance.

Representative Image Source: Pexels| Tamba Budiarsana
Representative Image Source: Pexels | Tamba Budiarsana

They were ready for a new day at work and were gathered dressed in their orange and yellow uniforms and helmets. They were unanimously doing an exercise routine before they could begin work. The construction crew moved through a synchronized routine of stretches, sit-ups, and other slow, deliberate movements - a unified display of dedication to their physical wellbeing. The view from afar made the entire scenario seem peaceful and soothing. Cohen enjoyed the view and shared the same with the internet along with a gentle reminder. “7 am view out my hotel window. Friendly reminder to take care of your body,” he wrote in his caption.

Representative Image Source: Pexels| Pixabay
Representative Image Source: Pexels| Pixabay

All the workers diligently followed their routine and were warmed up and set to work and from start to finish, it was a pure delight. Viewers were quick to applaud the workers' commitment and the fact that they were encouraged to properly warm up before their physically demanding job, recognizing the importance of caring for one's body. @45_degrees_north_pnw shared, “It's called Stretch & Flex. General contractors who care about the safety of the workers do this every morning before they start work on the project. It's followed by a quick safety discussion.” @well.its.true wrote, “Love this. Their boss gives af about their wellbeing.” @joythroughvalleys exclaimed, “These men build our world (literally) they deserve so much respect & better pay!” 

Many others took note of the reminder shared by Cohen. @oliviavictoriaco remarked, “I've said it before and I'll say it again- Wellness doesn't have to be complicated. These men are inspiring millions to bring it back to the basics - a simple movement that is truly anyone’s to enjoy! Love this.” @wreduxx wrote, “The vibes were immaculate.” The workers were just doing their jobs but ended up leaving an important reminder for many about self-care. In a similar instance, a dad u/Hypnoidz shared how construction workers shared another message through a simple gesture. The dad shared an image of his son and his friends seated with one of the workers. The worker was seated in his uniform and engaged in a conversation with the toddlers who were also wearing orange safety jackets. 


 
 
 
 
 
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The dad explained the image saying, "My son and his friends want to be construction workers when they're older and regularly sit outside and watch them work." He added that the worker took an hour of his time to sit with the kids and talk to explain his job to them. The worker also pointed towards other fellow employees working as if he were explaining something to them. It was a refreshing sight, leaving many filled with awe. u/NoKaleidoscop4295 wrote, "Humanity can never achieve perfection, but it can be beautiful. Like this very picture." u/Intelligent-Ad3850 exclaimed, "Amazing how a field can find people interested if it takes the time to look and encourage." 

Image Source: Reddit|u/Hypnoidz
Image Source: Reddit|u/Hypnoidz
Image Source: Reddit|Offgridiot
Image Source: Reddit|u/Offgridiot
Image Source: Reddit|u/Anarin_117
Image Source: Reddit|u/Anarin_117

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