Workout at Work

previous topic · next topic
Ausevolt22

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 8

      quote  
Posted: 12 Nov 2012, 15:22
What are some good tips for working out while at work?
Things that you can do at your desk.
Achabacha

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 14

      quote  
Posted: 12 Nov 2012, 15:42
Hi,

You can try stretching while at your desk. Stretch your arms, legs, neck and torso while sitting. This will help prevent you from feeling stiff. You can also try stretching your shoulder, arms, wrists, ankles, calfs, chest and abdomen. All such stretching will help you out burning more calories and will keep you fit at work.

Look for opportunities to stand. You'll burn more calories standing than sitting. Stand while talking on the phone. Eat Lunch standing up.

There is much more you can do at your desk. Try googling some tips and you will have plenty. Smile
gingin49

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 6

      quote  
Posted: 12 Nov 2012, 16:53
I bought a Jilian michaels exercise ball from walmart and swapped it out for my chair. It works my core all day long. It makes my back stronger too. I have used it all summer. The co workers have stopped laughing and considering to purchase their own. I always find someone on it! Take the stairs whenever possible.
NCNOLE

Joined: Feb 11
Posts: 1,223

      quote  
Posted: 12 Nov 2012, 18:11
My last job required lots of charting on a computer. I bought a cheap stepper and raised my laptop up to chest level and did the stepper for 1-2 hours in the afternoon.
I thought about getting one of those chairs - my current job requires charting by hand and therefore I can't use my stepper. I also no longer have the 5 flights of stairs to walk several times a day - and I wonder why my weight loss has slowed down (oh well, I"m still at it)
tonym1967

Joined: Oct 12
Posts: 49

      quote  
Posted: 13 Nov 2012, 02:59
There are a few here that can be done sat at a desk.

http://ezinearticles.com/?Desk-Isometric-Exercises---Discover-the-Top-5-Desk-Isometric-Exercises&id=1523681
Your body, your choice, heed advice, not instructions.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

How Often Do you weigh yourself?
I step on the scales each morning as my coffer brews...I only log weight in once a week...but stepping on the scale daily keeps me focused...and it usually makes me anxious- I tend to weigh the most in ...
by ScottH on 20 Oct 17 12:36 PM
Burpees
Hi - I am a personal trainer and recommend (if you are in good heart health) that you can increase endurance and strength by doing the following once a day (5 days) with 2 days rest then twice a day (5 ...
by Shkspr on 16 Oct 17 08:02 PM
Motivation
I have been really impressed with the NHS Choices website for fitness advice - it is honest and the most realistic long term weight loss method - no fads, electronic gadgets, special diets or quick re ...
by tarzan12345 on 14 Oct 17 11:14 AM
what is your goal weight, 5'3 and 5'4 ladies?
130
by Jipper500 on 13 Oct 17 09:47 AM
Fit Bit
The new FatSecret sync with Fitbit has messed up for me a few times lately. Yesterday, I logged 3334 calories used on Fitbit but FatSecret only recorded 2731. This happened once last month and twice the ...
by Draglist on 03 Oct 17 07:34 PM