10 Realistic Ways to Be Less Sedentary at Work

This is quite a common scenario amongst a lot of people these days, you get up at 6 AM, you trudge over to the bathroom and brush your teeth, eat breakfast, you feel tired almost immediately after that, you need espresso almost 24/7 just to maintain your energy, you sleep at least 8 hours, right? Shouldn’t you feel completely fine? Your doctor says you need about that much to feel OK but still you feel tired, why is this happening? Well one of the main things people have to worry about when they are at an office job is being excessively sedentary, being too sedentary is a bad thing for your health in numerous ways, not only does it cause your muscle mass to deteriorate but it makes you feel worse and more lethargic overall during the day. For the most part in these jobs it’s incredibly difficult to get the exercise that you need to keep your body in shape, most jobs today that pay a significant amount are in fact sedentary and jobs that require light physical activity just don’t really cut it for what your body needs. That’s why we’ve created this small tip sheet to tell you 10 realistic ways to be less sedentary at your desk job today!

  • Try walking your workplace if possible
  • Walk whenever possible
  • Try biking after work back home
  • Exercise more on the weekends to make up for the lack of exercise on the weekdays
  • Have a standing desk
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  • Get up every 30 minutes and do a 5-minute walk
  • Do pushups before starting work
  • Walk to lunch instead of having co-workers order it for you
  • Try to stand up whenever you feel uncomfortable