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18 Ways to Burn Calories While You Work

The Huffington Post logo The Huffington Post 2/03/2016 Alan Kohll

Living a sedentary lifestyle can be detrimental to your health. Unfortunately, many office jobs require sitting at a computer most of the day.
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If you're confined to your desk while you work, all's not lost. Here are some great things you can do to burn calories (and still be productive) while you work!

  1. Drink water
  2. Stand while you work
  3. Do leg raises
  4. Take all phone calls on your feet
  5. Snack on something healthy
  6. Invest in a treadmill desk
  7. Drink green tea
  8. Laugh when something's funny
  9. Sit on an exercise ball
  10. Chew gum
  11. Fidget to keep moving
  12. Get an under-desk elliptical
  13. Stretch your muscles
  14. Have walking meetings
  15. Focus on good posture
  16. Relax and take a breath
  17. Flex specific muscles
  18. Get up and talk to your coworkers (no emails allowed!)

Even if your job requires you to be in one place most of the day, there are things you can do to fight that sedentary lifestyle. Work some of these awesome calorie burners into your daily routine.
How do you focus on health while staying productive at work?

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