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've got a desk job in a hospital. Every time I have to go to the bathroom (which is alot w/all the H20 I'm drinking) I always go up or down a floor, taking the stairs or walking to the other end of the hospital (if I can wait that long). This adds up for my sedentary desk job.
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.
Since I have a desk job, one of my goals is to get 5000 steps in before I leave work for the day. One way to increase steps it to job in place as you wash your hands after using the restroom. Since I drink more than my 8 glasses of water a day, this can really add up for me.
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