Recommended work-based standing behaviors - Deepstash
How To Start a Running Habit

Learn more about health with this collection

Proper running form

Tips for staying motivated

Importance of rest and recovery

How To Start a Running Habit

Discover 57 similar ideas in

It takes just

9 mins to read

Recommended work-based standing behaviors

  • standing or light activity for 2–4 hours during work hours for workers who are mostly desk-based
  • using sit-stand desks or standing workstations to break up sitting-based work regularly
  • avoiding prolonged static standing, which can be just as harmful as sitting for too long
  • altering posture frequently to prevent potential musculoskeletal pain and fatigue.

177

877 reads

MORE IDEAS ON THIS

Excessive sitting

Sitting for an extended period is linked with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and an increased risk of death from heart disease and cancer.

Excessive sitting may also slow metabolism, which has an impact on the body's ability to regulate blood pressure and blood sugar, as well as br...

194

1.07K reads

Cycle or walk to work

  • Cycling to work has been linked with a reduced risk of death from all causes, and a lower cancer risk.
  • Both cycling and walking to work have also been associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • People who walk or cycle to work have a lower body m...

164

686 reads

Just 30 minutes of activity...

... on 5 days each week (going to the gym, cycling to work, or going for a lunchtime walk) could prevent 1 in 12 deaths globally.

Injecting physical activity into your working day could reduce some of the health risks that are elevated by being sedentary.

196

991 reads

Take an active lunch break

You will go back to work feeling refreshed, revived, and more able to concentrate for the rest of the day.

Whether you go for a brisk walk, cycle, swim, or to your gym for an hour, doing exercise of any kind helps to break up your day and motivate you for your remaining hours in the ...

173

740 reads

Get movement into your working day by making a few simple changes

  • Walk to a co-workers desk to speak with them instead of sending an email.
  • Take the stairs instead of the elevator.
  • Park your car a few blocks away from your work entrance.
  • Take the "scenic" route to your...

183

697 reads

Re-engineer the work environment

  • remove chairs and desk seating
  • encourage walking meetings
  • create walking tracks
  • introduce a pedometer program
  • use mobile sets instead of traditional phones
  • introduce games to the workplace
  • offer acti...

166

829 reads

CURATED FROM

CURATED BY

aurora_aee

"The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness." - Schopenhauer

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates