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Saturday 17 April 2021
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Fun And Simple Ways to Keep Fit at the Office

Many people live a rather sedentary lifestyle. They spend all day sat at a desk at the office, then face a long commute before they even reach home. So, by the time they do, many people are so exhausted that they can just about kick-off their shoes before they’re falling asleep on the couch. Whilst we may have every intention to exercise and use our time more constructively, we’re often simply too exhausted.

Does this sound familiar? Well, we’re here to tell you that you’re not alone and that there is a solution. We understand that you may not have the option of cutting down your hours, or maybe you can’t afford expensive gym memberships. So, we’ve thought of some simple and ingenious ways of combining both work and exercise at the same time! They’re designed to help you improve your health, concentration levels and overall productivity.

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Stretching

If you’re working on a computer for extended periods throughout the day, it’s essential that you make time to stretch regularly. This will help to prevent problems such as repetitive strain injury and carpal tunnel syndrome from developing. It will also help to improve your circulation, suppleness and flexibility.

Regular Health Checks

Lastly, if you are worried about anything it’s crucial that you seek advice from a medical professional as quickly as possible. At the very least, it would be prudent to do a little research to see if your concerns are valid. Websites such as ‘Healthfit24’ are packed full of useful information on all sorts of medical conditions. These range from common ailments through to more serious illnesses. So, if after doing a little research you’re still concerned, making an appointment with a doctor is undoubtedly the next step.

Stay Hydrated

One of the most important things you need to remember on an average work day is to ensure you drink plenty of water. Dehydration can lead to headaches, and you may find it more difficult to concentrate. Drinking around four pints of filtered water per day will help to clean out your system and flush the body of toxins. It will also help to give your hair a natural shine, and make your skin look fresh, glowing and youthful.

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Take the Stairs Instead of the Elevator

Gently raising your heartbeat a few times a day is one of the easiest and most effective ways of helping you to stay fit. Running up and down stairs is one of the simplest ways of doing this, and most office workers have the option to do this at least once or twice a day. If you work in a hundred storey building and you happen to be based on the top floor, we’re not saying you should run up several flights of stairs every day. Just where possible, opt to take the stairs as opposed to the elevator, and then power walk up and down them.

The tips that we’ve provided are designed to be so simple that literally anybody can go about implementing them into their everyday work routine. So, if you want to be able to look forward to a healthier and happier future, there’s no better time to act than now.