With work from home here to stay for many of us, sitting at our desks for long hours has become the norm. Unfortunately, many experts have said they predict an increase in sedentary behavior because of it. Having a sedentary lifestyle can increase your risk of developing chronic conditions such as heart disease, which happens to be the leading cause of death for both men and women.
While working from home, there are three types of exercise that can help improve your heart health—aerobics, stretching and resistance training.
If you’ve seen a decrease in activity due to the pandemic and find yourself sitting at your desk for hours on end, there are simple ways you can incorporate these exercises and increase your activity right at your desk. Check out the visual from Everlywell below to learn eight new desk exercises you can do to keep your heart healthy while working from home.