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13 Ways to Get Moving at Work

As a writer, I spend hours a day sitting in front of the computer. Learn how I ward off back pain and avoid staleness of mind and stiffness of body.
Posted 5/31/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 102 comments   129,860 views
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5 Simple Stretches for Better Posture and Less Pain

Coach Nicole shows you some sneaky stretches you can do at your desk for an instant pick-me-up!
Posted 5/23/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 27 comments   36,508 views
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Sneaky Leg-Toning Exercises You Can Do in a Chair

Sit down to shape up? You can with these simple and effective leg toners from Coach Nicole!
Posted 4/25/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 32 comments   50,040 views
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Stuff We Love: The LifeSpan Treadmill Desk

What if work and exercise could happen simultaneously? With a treadmill desk, they can! Here's our take on our favorite new addition to the office: the LifeSpan treadmill desk!
Posted 3/28/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 60 comments   39,221 views
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Straighten Up for Better Health

It's easy to slump down in a chair when working at a computer all day. According to new research, thousands of people are losing days of work due to posture-related injuries.
Posted 6/14/2011  2:14:29 PM By: Jen Mueller : 27 comments   16,626 views
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4 Fitness-Friendly Alternatives to Your Desk Chair

Is your desk job be making you fat? Is sitting all day becoming a pain in your back, neck or shoulders? Then try one of these innovative ideas!
Posted 4/8/2011  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 36 comments   114,083 views
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Habits of Fit People: Turn Off the TV

The easiest way to find more time for fitness is to cut back on your TV time. Is this a strategy that could work for you?
Posted 9/1/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 183 comments   34,687 views
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Desk Job Got You Down? Try a Desk-Defying Workout

Has your job become a desk sentence? This three-part fitness plan can help improve your posture, reduce back and neck pain and combat the effects of a sedentary job.
Posted 8/25/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 131 comments   148,796 views
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Exercise Might Not Help If You’re Generally a Couch Potato

A new study says that if you spend a lot of the day sitting, you have an increased risk of mortality regardless of how much you exercise.
Posted 8/3/2010  4:00:11 PM By: Jen Mueller : 198 comments   43,765 views
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March is Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month

March marks the 7th annual Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month. Learn more about this condition, the risk factors involved as well as preventive measures to take.
Posted 3/10/2010  3:01:27 PM By: Nancy Howard : 62 comments   22,742 views
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How Much Sitting is Too Much?

Find out how too much sitting can jeopardize your health as well as your waistline.
Posted 1/21/2010  6:00:00 PM By: Dean Anderson : 188 comments   53,540 views
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Prolonged Sitting May Increase Your Risk for Premature Death and Disease

Studies are revealing the effects prolong sitting has on our overall health, even for those who exercise on a daily basis.
Posted 12/23/2009  3:14:04 PM By: Nancy Howard : 112 comments   28,280 views
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We Tried It: Gaiam's Balance Ball Chair

Can you really improve your posture and core strength by sitting on a specially-designed chair? Find out!
Posted 10/22/2008  7:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 119 comments   316,126 views
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