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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 : 110 comments   137,709 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 : 32 comments   43,366 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 : 44 comments   60,275 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 : 64 comments   44,068 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   17,934 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   119,554 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 : 184 comments   36,926 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 : 137 comments   158,595 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   46,793 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   24,333 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 : 192 comments   58,866 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   30,476 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 : 120 comments   330,464 views
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