A survey commissioned by Ergotron found that Americans are sitting an average of 13 hours a day. On top of that, they’re sleeping an average of 8 hours a day, which means most of us are in a sedentary position for 21 hours a day.
Additionally, the American Heart Association has warned that exercise doesn’t undo the effects of excessive sitting.
If you work in an office setting, sitting is usually a part of the job, and most of us don’t have access to standing desks. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t take measures to ensure that you’re moving around more.
To get you moving, here are some simple workouts that you can do at your desk or office.