8 Healthy Desk Exercises to Do While Working from Home

{authorName}

Corey DoaneContent Marketing Specialist

Friday, June 4, 2021

If you’ve found yourself sedentary and inactive while remote working, here are eight exercises you can do to stay healthy - all without leaving your desk.

Infographic 6 Minutes
8 Healthy Desk Exercises to Do While Working from Home

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.

Healthy Exercises for Remote Workers

 

Access the latest business knowledge in HR

Get Access

Corey Doane

Content Marketing Specialist

Corey Doane is a Content Marketing Specialist at Siege Media and has a B.S. in Public Relations. She has a passion for writing and loves creating content that covers business and lifestyle topics. When she isn’t working, you can find her sipping on an iced coffee and spending time with her family.

Comments

Join the conversation...