Recent research says that even completing the recommended 30 minutes of cardio five times a week might not reverse the health risks that come with a sedentary lifestyle. That means even if you’re working out at night or in the morning, sitting in your desk chair all day undoes much of that effort. The solution is doing short bursts of aerobic strength exercises, fixing your posture, and stretching while you’re putting in those office hours. Workouts done at your desk probably won’t get your body summer-ready, but they will help you burn calories and tone up. Continue reading for some exercises to try at work.
The Wallstreet Sit
The best athletes in the world do this move all the time. Wall sits help build strength and endurance, but the best part is that anyone can do them anywhere, including at work!
Stand with your back against the wall, bend your knees, and slide down until your thighs become parallel to the floor. You can start by holding this position for 30 seconds, but once you get stronger, try and do 60.