Recent studies have shown that people with jobs in which they sit most of the day are
more likely to get overweight and die. Even if you exercise on a
regular basis you still run the risk of health issues due to sitting too
much, It has been all over the news. So what is a desk jockey to do.
you most likely need your job, so quitting probably isn't an option. If
you quit you'd probably just start sitting at home in front of the
television all day, which wouldn't correct the issue at all.
suggestion to help keep your body from getting stagnant is to get up
and walk around often. Whenever you have a lull at the computer or
phone, get up and take a quick walk around the office. This allows your
blood to get pumping and flowing again. It also helps burn a few
you have time after lunch take a walk. Eat lunch standing up, if you
can. Eating a light lunch at work keeps you from feeling weighed down
too. It also helps you with weight loss, the walking and the eating
light. Light lunch means a salad or a salad or maybe a sandwich with
mostly fresh vegetables. A little protein can help too, so add some tuna
An interesting innovation for desk workers are the new height adjustable desks.
These desks are adjustable so they can be used by the tallest and the
shortest workers.They are ergonomically designed, so they help in a well
rounded way, making them comfortable to stand at.
Simply standing, instead of sitting, can help you burn an added 20 to 50 calories.
Your starting weight determines how much you stand to burn (no pun
intended). Yes, you burn calories while sitting, just like your body
continues to burn calories while you sleep. However, standing gives your
muscles some work to do which helps burn those extra calories. You just
might burn off dinner if you spend your eight hour shift standing.
only will standing at work reduce your waistline, promote weight loss
and help keep your body functioning properly (and happily), it can also
help with your posture. Many people tend to slouch when they sit.
Standing at a desk promotes good posture, which can also help your body
run more properly.
interesting and amazing height adjustable desks are definitely a
holistic health care item. They aid in helping create a healthier mind,
body and soul. Your blood flows better, allowing you to think better.
Your body gets healthier and your soul feels freer!
you cannot convince your employer to get you a standing desk, invest in
one for when you work at home and just take every chance you can at the
office to get up and walk around, even if it's just for a quick lap
around your desk. The less time you spend sitting the better your health
will be and the more your body will thank you.