Every day this week, in the lead up to On Your Feet Britain, we will be sharing some top tips for you to try in your workplace.
Why sit less and move more?
There is a growing body of scientific evidence that suggests excessive and prolonged sitting (irrespective of your level of physical activity) can lead to increased risks of:
- Heart disease
- Diabetes (T2)
- Mental Health
- Muscle degeneration
So, today, here’s some simple exercises you can get up and do at your desk to break up your sitting time and re-energise your body! Don’t worry about your colleagues questioning what you’re doing, get them to join in too!
You could even download the exercises as a screensaver at work here!