15 Ways to Stop Being So Sedentary at the Office
With each passing decade, fewer and fewer Americans have physically active jobs. Sedentary jobs have increased 83 percent since 1950, according to the American Heart Association. These tips from personal trainers, physicians, and award-winning athletes, including their favorite fitness products for the workplace, can help workers stay active when stuck in an office. "It's important to be intentional about creating healthy habits and routines at the office, because we spend such a significant amount of time at work," says Tyler Spraul, head trainer at Exercise.com.
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Initially created for kids, Bouncy Bands (starting at $15) have also become popular among adults, says company CEO Scott Ertl. This product attaches to an office chair or desk and allows for bouncing or stretching the legs throughout the day while working.
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