The Definitive Guide to Staying Healthy Without the GymHaving a desk job in a climate-controlled office has its advantages, especially in the winter. However, it also has one very serious disadvantage: inactivity. After all, who has time to think about fitness when there are deadlines to meet? Fortunately, you can fit your health and fitness regimen right into your work schedule with these easy steps.
Eating A Healthy Breakfast
I’m not a morning person, so I frequently have trouble dragging myself out of bed to go to work. This means breakfast is usually a piece of toast, a lot of coffee, and definitely not healthy. A balanced breakfast is an absolute must to keep your energy levels high. Watch the video below for quick and easy breakfast ideas.
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Pack A Healthy Lunch
We all want to have a leisurely lunch after a busy morning, but let’s face it–it’s not always possible. For busy days, it’s a good idea to pack a delicious lunch that will make eating at your desk completely worth it. Find out how you can spice up your packed lunch by watching this video.
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Relieve Stress through Yoga
Until recently, I thought yoga was for people who had a lot of time and money. For this reason, I always dismissed the idea of taking yoga classes. However, sitting at my desk all day inevitably leads to tension around my neck, shoulders, and back. Since I can only fit yoga into my schedule for a few short minutes a day, the desk yoga routine featured in this video is perfect.
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Keep Active After Work
After a long day at work, all we really want to do is get a good night’s sleep. However, keeping ourselves active in the evening is a must if we want to maintain our energy. For those who prefer light outdoor activity, you can jog or walk for 15 minutes after dinner. For those who want to stay indoors, try this short yoga routine.
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If you’re not into yoga try walking to work, jogging up the stairs, and sneaking in a few lunges during your coffee break. With these simple steps, you can be healthy and ready to rock those crop tops and sheer dresses in spring.
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