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Adrian Carter
Adrian Carter

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How to stay healthy while sitting all day?

Hello everyone, what are some ways you all stay active and fit despite sitting down in front of a computer all day?

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TuWang

it perhaps can make a difference if we work out 3 times a week (cycling, yoga, hiit workout ...etc)?

I personally don't think standing or sitting make that much of a difference to personal health - workout sessions will make the difference ;)

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Adrian Carter Author

You're totally right. Setting aside time for physical activity can be a game-changer!

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Tina Huynh

I try to use my standing desk as much as possible during the week. And ideally working out would be a bigger part of my life at the moment

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Adrian Carter Author

A standing desk sounds like a REALLY good idea.

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Tina Huynh

I got an electrical standing desk a while back because of covid and everything. It's very handy though I did end up needing to get standing mats to help with the long hours I'd be on my feet

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James Palermo

Humans weren’t engineered to be good at sitting in front of a computer all day and good at moving heavy things and jogging distances. Unfortunately you have to pick the balance you’re comfortable with.

If nothing else is possible an under desk cycling trainer and some sturdy rubber tubing with handles attached to your desk chair will give you the ability to work muscles while reading documentation.

Honestly though if you’re still young you’re probably better off giving up an hour of sleep to go to a gym every day.

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Racheal Walker

hey,
you can set goals, for example- every 1 hour of sitting, you should take a 15mins break. have a glass of water, take a walk or do some yoga.

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Andrew Baisden

Drinking lots of water, easting healthy food and using those grip strengtheners.

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