Daily physical activity should not be limited to balancing a mug of coffee and a plate of Morty's birthday cake from the break room to your desk. It is time to give your old health habits two-week's notice and start investing in your future. Check out this office-friendly workout that will have you pushing more than just your pencil.
Entry Level. If you have a pulse, you are familiar with the mechanics involved in sitting down and standing up. If not, I want you to pull out a Post-It note, write on it "KICK ME," and stick it to your forehead for the day. Chair sits are an exercise that elevate your heart rate, warm up your legs and convince your coworkers that you have a hotheaded hemorrhoid.
Clerical Core Care. It is crunch time. Your abs are on a tight deadline now that the summer season is upon us. A toned tummy can be achieved simply by using your desk as a piece of equipment. Place both hands on the desk, aligning your shoulders over your wrists. Position your body so it forms a straight line from head to heel, and hold for 60 seconds. A progression for this exercise is to maintain the plank position while using your hands to tap opposite shoulders without rocking your body. Mix in a pushup between repetitions. This will activate the chest and back muscles in addition to the abdominal area.
All work and no play makes Jack an unhealthy boy.