Here’s five simple ways to spend more time on your feet in the office – your body is designed to move. Sitting for long periods of time causes METABOLIC SHUTDOWN !
Commit to your well-being now… small steps make a big difference
1. Set reminders – use the alarms on your PC or phone to prompt you to stand up every 20 minutes at work .
2. Give yourself daily goals – try getting in 5,000 steps a day – walk around , take the stairs and stretch often ..
3. Walk and talk – skip the stuffy conference room and try ‘walking meetings’ with colleagues
4.Drink more ! – keep re-filling your water bottle, it will keep you hydrated, keep you walking to the water machine .. and the loo !
5. Chat up ! – take phone calls while standing up and if you have the space pace around
The more you sit the poorer your health .. take action NOW