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How to stay fit while at work

Updated on January 7, 2012

How can you stay fit?

If you are like me who works an office job 9-5 and has to sit in from of the computer all the time it can be hard to stay fit or get some excersise. But this doesn't mean you can't do a few little things in order to up your wellbeing whilst being at work. Here I'll give a few tips you can try and take not of the difference in how you feel. I had been strugling towards the end of the day because I would just sit there all day.

Tips on how to stay fit and boost wellbeing

Take a break - Take at least 2 breaks during your day, one in the mid morning and one mid afternoon. Take this opportunity to step outside and get some fresh air, take a short walk to get you moving. It will refresh you for a bit and you will be more alert.

Talk in person - Rather than email your question get up, walk over and ask the question instead. Again it gets you up and moving a bit rather than just sitting down for hours.

Rest your eyes - If you are staring at the computer all the time, at least once an hour look away for a minute or two and focus on something further away. This is excersising your eyes and will make them feel less tired.

Do some stretches - Sitting for long periods of time can make you sore. So do a few stretches at your desk so you are not feeling stiff and it will help your blood circulation.

Eat well - I find it's best to bring food from home that way you have more control and no temptation to buy unhealthy foods. Not to mention you save money by doing so. Bring some fruits or veggies to snack on. I like to have a banana as a morning snack, a sandwich for lunch (preferably salad is good), crackers for another snack and a small chocolate bar as a treat and for more energy.

Do you already do these things mentioned at work?

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What has it done for you?

For me personally I have felt less tired, less stressed and less sore from being in the same position all day. Getting that little bit of excersise makes me feel a whole lot better and eating healthy has improved my wellbeing and I think it would help a lot of people to do the same. In the end the choice is yours. Hope you have enjoyed reading.

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      BabyCheetah 6 years ago from Melbourne

      It is, I do it often and I like just getting away from the computer monitor as well for a fewe minutes :)

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      puddingicecream 6 years ago from United States

      Walking to find someone rather than simply calling or emailing him or her is a great way to exercise while at work!

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      BabyCheetah 6 years ago from Melbourne

      It does a world of wonders doesn't it? On a nice day that it, we have winter here now, it's not so pleasant :(

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      orangecountyjill 6 years ago from Orange County, California

      I used to walk around Capitol Hill on my lunch break when I worked in DC.

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