It’s no secret that sedentary behavior isn’t good for your body. Many studies have linked extended periods of sitting with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, and certain cancers. This is concerning for those of us who work long hours in front of a computer, especially during the COVID-19 crisis when digital work is a necessity.
So how do you take care of your body when you sit at a desk for eight, 10, or even 12 hours a day? Here are five tips you can use to keep yourself in good shape.
Keep water near you
Hydration is essential to your health. Water is what keeps your skin clear, your immune system running, organs functioning, and your heart beating. However, when you’re sitting at a computer all day, it can be all too easy to forget to take a water break.
After your first initial cup of coffee…