Tips to stay active at work (Part 2)
3. Use your lunch break
It's tempting to sit down and relax during your lunch break. But especially now it is extra important that you get some exercise during your lunch break. For example, do a short workout before you eat something, or go for a walk. Bet you'll enjoy the sun and a good podcast as well?
4. Walking meetings
Speaking of hiking, see if you can turn some meetings into walks. Instead of a video call, just discuss it over the phone. A one-on-one real-life meeting can often easily become a walking meeting.
5. Invest in a standing desk
Research has shown that it is best to work standing up for one hour for every two hours you sit. This is of course impossible if you do your work on a laptop, unless you invest in a standing desk. They come in all shapes and sizes: from laptop tables on wheels to foldable ones that you can put on the kitchen table.
6. Aim for a more active lifestyle
Actually, it all boils down to one thing: a more active lifestyle and more exercise. And not only at work, but also in your free time. You can take a mini-break every hour, but if you watch Netflix for hours after work, your body still doesn't thank you. Becoming aware of how much you're actually sitting is the first step. Then you can make small changes in your daily life that together make a big difference.
7. Make it a challenge
Finally, we would like to give you a tip: make sufficient exercise a challenge. For example, try to move for 30 minutes for 30 days. Or take 10,000 steps every day for a month. If you do it together with a colleague or friend, you can hold each other responsible.#interesting #men #women #male #female #unisex #beginner #stayfit #getinshape #loseweight #20 -35 #35 -50 #50 + #sitting #office