How to Stay Fit: 5 Tips for Office Employees

Office SpaceA recent article, Healthy Tips for Office Workers by Jessica says that office jobs are characterized by a non-active lifestyles which have adverse effects on physical and mental health.

Here some tips to keep you fit, comfortable, and active during the day.

Drink plenty of water
Drinking plenty of water is necessary for our bodies’ most basic functions. Water keeps us hydrated, keeping productive and motivated all day long.

Eat nutritious meal
Eat nutritious meals; something as simple as veggies, fruits and peanut butter or cream cheese on whole-wheat bread can help you feel energized during a hectic day.

Get up and take a walk
Many of the health problems related with office work are due to long periods of sitting. Get up and take a walk around the Shared Office Space at least once an hour. Going outside is even healthier, as you can breathe fresh air and get exposed to natural light, which is also a proven mood-booster!

Pace not endure
Working for a longer period in front of the computer is harmful for our eyes and repetitive work is bad for our minds. Take a ten-minute break once every hour to read a magazine, or work on some kind of brainteaser. The key to productivity is pacing, not endurance.

Find time to pamper yourself
Study shows that breaks in the monotony rejuvenates and keeps a sound mind. Treat yourself to something special as often as you can. You can eat at your favorite restaurant across town, bring a yummy desert into work on Friday or take the vacation you’re longing for.

Nothing can fully prevent the risks related to office work. Nevertheless, following the tips above, office employees should be able to handle the daily grind with renewed strength.  In addition, good working environment plays significant role on employees health benefits.  YourOffice offers you a wide choice of office and workspace solutions: flexible office space, team office space and virtual office packages. You’ll have access to a complete array of office support and concierge services as well as state-of-the-art business technology.

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