5 Ways To Increase Activity at Work

Adding Movement to Your Workday: 5 Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle


Sitting at work all day isn’t just a comfort issue—it can impact your health and even shorten your life. But adding some activity into your routine doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. In this blog we explore 5 ways to increase activity at work and boost your well-being during the workday.

The Risks of Sitting:
  • People with sedentary jobs have a higher risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease.
  • Even a little extra activity—just 15 to 30 minutes a day—can make a big difference.
5 Ways To Increase Activity at Work:
  • Get Up, Stand Up: Use a standing desk or alternate between sitting and standing throughout the day.
  • Desk Exercises: Try leg extensions, heel raises, or seated twists to keep your muscles active.
  • Travel for Refreshments: Take a walk to grab a snack or drink from a different floor or building.
  • Skip the Email: Deliver messages in person to reset your body and mind.
  • Active Meetings: Consider walking meetings to get some fresh air and exercise.

Take the First Step Towards Relief!

Making it Work:
  • Pair your new activity with an existing routine to make it easier to remember.
  • Establish external reinforcements, like setting alarms or using apps for accountability.
  • Start with what feels easy and enjoyable, and build from there.

By incorporating simple movement into your workday, you can improve your health, boost your energy, and increase your productivity. So why not give it a try today?

squats exercise at work

Additional Health Benefits of Regular Exercise
  • Improved sleep quality
  • Increased libido
  • Enhanced endurance and stamina
  • Stress relief and mood improvement
  • Increased energy levels and mental alertness
  • Weight reduction and improved cardiovascular fitness
  • Reduced cholesterol levels

Seek Professional Help

By recognizing and harnessing the power of exercise in improving your health, individuals can take proactive steps towards enhancing their overall well-being and quality of life.

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