Who knew that the entire time you were working at your desk you had your own personal gym right in front of you?
Yup, that’s right—according to this video, your chair and desk can become your new favorite pieces of workout equipment. Carpal tunnel affecting your work? Relieve the pain with one easy stretch! Feeling restless? Why don’t you try doing push-ups off the side of a table? Honestly, the only obstacle you’re facing now is avoiding your co-workers’ stares.
But really—it’s genius! No more worrying that sitting all day is hurting your health—staying active is as easy as staying right at your desk.
Photo of stretching courtesy of Shutterstock.
Previously an editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. She’s written almost 500 articles for The Muse on anything from productivity tips to cover letters to bad bosses to cool career changers, many of which have been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., CNBC's Make It, USA Today College, Lifehacker, Mashable, and more. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer and reader, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.More from this Author