I have a desk job, my desk is also a counter, so I bought a mini stepper, so now I step 5 minutes of every hour and get 40 minutes in by the end of my workday! Since it's portable, I'm going to take it home on my days off, to step when I watch TV...I work full time, so I was really struggling with how to get my exercise in while sitting all day at a desk...
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I have had many desk jobs where I sit at a desk most of the day without much activity. My secret was to get a more active job where so that I can get in my exercise as a work. I don't really like sitting at a desk all day anyway.
I recently got a job as a PCA (personal care assistant) helping people in their homes. I am active the whole time with this jobs. Other active jobs might include waitressing or building homes.
To do a job quickly, I set a timer and try to beat it. For example, to clean the kitchen, I set the time for 20 min. It keeps me focused and you will be surprised what you can accomplish in 20 minutes. Putting clothes away? 15 minutes. Knowing I am playing beat the clock puts some fun in boring jobs.
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