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Wrong sitting at your desk can kill (get up, get moving!)… Read more to know how

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The chances of getting life-threatening health conditions in youngsters and adult are not remote now. In fact, they are becoming more vulnerable to getting diseases than the elderly. Their chances are increasing at a rapid pace owing to a wide range of causes. But as per the researcher’s reports, inactive lifestyle has been one of the top causes among other potential causes. And, if you are an office going person you might not know that wrong sitting at your desk contributes highly.

If you are one who spends a long time sitting down at your office desk or mindlessly scrolling through facebook, twitter, or an Instagram whole day, you really need to be vigilant about it. As according to the World Health Organization, millions of deaths are attributed to lack of physical activity. Millions of people are falling into the clutches of life depressing health conditions like cardiovascular diseases, asthma, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, sciatic nerve pain, back pain, fatigue, stiff necks, disc compression, arthritis, anxiety, and cancers.

This post is going to share some hacks and tips with you. By following them you can greatly make an attempt to ward off undesirable effects on your health. There are many ways that can help you to be active at your office desk too. By incorporating these little hacks into your daily routine, you can prevent yourself from getting inflicted with chronic issues.

1) Take the stairs-

The first step you can take towards a healthy life is to avoid excess use of the elevator. Using stairs is a great way of toning your body. So choose stairs instead of the elevator.

2) Avoid sending emails, walk instead-

Rather than sending emails, you can travel through your colleague desk to provide information. A small brisk walk through desk is a great way of improving blood circulation. Due to sitting for a long duration the flow of blood circulation in the lower part of the body gets decreased which in result may lead to serious health problems such as diabetes, heart attack, stroke, obesity, and hypertension.

3) Stretch at your desk- 

Sitting in the same position for long duration and working on a laptop can cause severe back pain and a stiff neck. Thus, stretching is a great way of avoiding these distressing and debilitating conditions. Stretch your body as much as you can to prevent stiffness.

4) Take a walk break-

It is highly recommended to walk at least for 10 to 15 minutes during your break. Schedule your walk as you schedule your work. Walking also improves brain functioning and helps you get a new idea.  

5) Exercise at your desk –

When you are at your desk make sure you maintain good posture. Muscle strengthening, stretching, and short stints of aerobic exercises at your desk are great hacks to go for.

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