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Effective Ways To Workout At Work—Part 1

Don’t have time to hit the gym or exercise every day? These workouts will help you increase activity while on the job.

Have you ever stopped to think how much you sit in a day? The answer may surprise you. According to juststand.org, global studies show Americans sitting 7.7 hours per day on average. That’s a lot of sitting.

You sit in the car while you commute each day, many people sit for long hours at desks while they work, and it’s common to sit for meals or while relaxing in the evening. So, what’s the solution?

A daily exercise routine is ideal, but it’s not the reality for many Americans. As a result, we’ve compiled a short list of things you can do on the job that will help to combat the adverse effects of sitting for long periods.

Related: "Effective Ways to Workout At Work—Part 2"

Get your chair dip on.

This is an easy way to get your heartrate up without breaking into a shower-deserving sweat.

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2. Lunge it out

Remember, you are the trendsetter. Do it! Do it!

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3. Balance on one foot

More subtle than the aforementioned, yet extremely rewarding.

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Stay tuned for more of them in part two. In the meantime, check out other healthy living articles here.

 

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