You are living a sedentary lifestyle if you think that you spend most of the time by sitting on a chair and not taking any break from your work or not doing any activity. Living a life like this can cause several health problems; not only this, it can also decrease the length of your life. People in America spend more than half of their time by sitting and this is the reason they acquire several severe health issues. So it’s important for us to find out the techniques in order to get more movements throughout the day so that we can have a healthy lifestyle inside and outside the workplace.
A sedentary lifestyle is nothing but not doing enough activity in the entire day. If we are sitting the whole day and not doing any movement than it means that our way of living is sedentary and it is so obvious that if we spend most of our time by sitting only then it will also increase our weight. The sedentary lifestyle causes many diseases such as cardiovascular disease, weaken respiratory functions, cancer, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, fatness related risk, mental disease musculoskeletal changes, etc.
Sedentary habits are very common nowadays because in our jobs almost all of us will have to sit in front of the computer for the whole day, but it’s up to us to find time from our busy work schedules and even if we get 50-60 mines for exercise from our work than also for almost 23 hours we will be left with doing no activity. If you are sitting in a good posture then it will also help to reduce the problems which are connected to the usual sitting. The experts at FIT360, in the Clearwater region of Florida, prescribe a few methods which can increase your movement throughout the day without affecting your work as they may not need a lot of time:
- Instead of sitting you can use the standing desk so that you can increase your activity and also burn your calories. Also, you can have the standing meeting with your colleagues instead of sitting in an office due to which you can perform both tasks at the same time, your work as well as the body activity.
- You can go to your office by walking instead of using any vehicle and also you should reduce the use of escalators instead you can use stairs so that your walking time will be increased.
- If you watch T.V at nights for relaxing after coming from work then you can also utilize that time by doing exercises during the advertisements.
- You can also utilize the time during your lunch breaks by doing some activities.
Now you have at least few points in your mind that how to increase activity in your lifestyle even if when you are busy with your work. You can even include all of these in your daily life so that you won’t have to live a sedentary lifestyle.