Sitting all day at work…some ideas to help


• Make a few extra trips to the water fountain – good for hydration, too
• Set your alarm or use a personal fitness band to remind you to move every 30 minutes
• Get up and talk to colleagues rather than sending an email
• Stand up and wander around for that phone-call
• How about a walking or standing meeting? It is supposed to help the creative juices flow and avoids those painfully long conferences.
• Consider using a standing or treadmill desk – studies show they can help
• If you can get outside, even better… fresh air leads to fresh ideas and boosts vitamin D.
• When you are sitting, adjust chairs to keep you supported and upright
• Alter screen height and brightness to suit you. A poorly positioned keyboard and mouse can contribute to wrist, arm, shoulder and neck pain, so make sure your keyboard and mouse are not too far away from you.

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6 Responses to Sitting all day at work…some ideas to help

  1. All good tips and I try to do most of these. Also take the stairs instead of the lift and get off a few stops earlier on the bus so I have further to walk. Keep up the good work!

  2. I could use all these tips! Thanks!

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