Behind a desk all day? 4 ways to stay healthy while sitting

first_imgProper posture pleaseStart paying closer attention to your habits and the positions you’re in throughout the day while behind your desk. Are you slouching and squinting at your screen, or sitting up with your monitor in the proper place? Check out these tips for a comfortable workspace and how to follow “office ergonomics.”Take a standJust because the majority of your work takes place behind a desk doesn’t mean you have to sit from 9-5. Check out a computer stand that will take your desk to new heights. Alternating from a sitting position to standing upright can significantly impact not only your posture and physical health, but also your demeanor and energy level.Leave at lunchYou may be tempted to work through lunch and eat while sitting at your desk, but opt outside. Use your break wisely and stretch your legs and get some Vitamin D. Even if you don’t have time to hit the gym, take a walk outdoors and give yourself a mental break.Purchase a pedometerJump on the Fitbit trend and start counting those steps! That way you’ll be paying closer attention to your physical activity when you’re away from your desk. Studies have found that professionals who are mostly sedentary benefit greatly from pedometers and see an increase in physical activity. 87SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Wendy Moody Wendy Moody is a Senior Editor with CUInsight.com. Wendy works with the editorial team to help edit the content including current news, press releases, jobs and events. She keeps … Web: www.cuinsight.com Detailslast_img

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