2. Deskercise

We all know that we should be standing up and walking more – but short of buying a desk treadmill or going for career-harming three-hour strolls every lunchtime, hitting your recommended target of 10,000 steps a day is no walk in the park.

Step forward the horribly-named but honourably-intended ‘deskercise’. Simply referring to discreet exercises that can be done at your desk, deskercise helps you to stretch out and get the blood pumping while still sitting at your computer and answering emails.

Examples include sly leg raises under your desk, back strengthening exercises that use your arms for resistance, and bum clenches (not to be done on the morning after a visit to the curry house).

via Five Secrets to Leading a Healthy Office Life – Early To Rise.

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