Take these Time-Outs at Work

Mashable recently released an article called, Your Desk Job Makes You Fat, Sick and Dead.

Over 80% of Americans work in jobs that require little to no physical activity, and the effects are starting to show.

Story of my life. Prior to moving to New York, I held an outside sales job so I was constantly moving throughout the day. Here, I’m confined to my desk and I can already feel my body’s response to sitting for 8 hours straight. I’m not necessarily getting “fat, sick and dead” but I’m definitely feeling the back pain, neck pain, dry eyes…the numb legs. To combat this, I came up with five daily practices or as I call them, “time-outs” from sitting!

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