Working at a desk all day can be so draining right?
You're not alone. By the end of this video, you'll learn 5 EASY, actionable ways to keep active as an office worker and live a healthier lifestyle.
Are You Sedentary?
In fact, studies show us sedentary behaviour is closely linked to obesity. Research shows that obese individuals sit for an average of 2 hours longer each day than lean people do .
"If obese individuals adopted the NEAT-enhanced behaviors of their lean counterparts, they might expend an additional 350 calories (kcal) per day."
What Is NEAT And How Can I Get More Of It?
NEAT stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis. Essentially it's all the energy expended for everything we do that is not sleeping, eating or sports-like exercise . It ranges from the energy expended walking to work, typing, performing house work and fidgeting. In the video below I explain what NEAT is in more detail and how you can get more of it.
5 EASY Ways to Keep Active As An Office Worker
If you know somebody that works at a desk all day, please share this article with them because together, we can help make sitting in an office all day that little bit more bearable!
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