Ways to Stay Active While Working From Home – 100% PURE

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Working from home has its advantages, but it can also have its drawbacks when it comes to good exercise habits. Unlike working in an office where the usual ritual was to hit the gym before or after work, these cues disappear in the comfort of our homes and BJs.

So, how do we get Homepagemoving bodies? We’ve got you covered with a variety of fun and easy work of home exercise ideas that will help you fit movement and exercise into your day when you’re at home.

Change your Office setting

Sitting comfortably at your desk all day is challenging. Sure, kicking our feet, tilting chairs, and drowsing are some of the moves, but not the kind that would win an Oscar in an active work environment. It’s time to “record the time” on the lower body.

Tip #1: Invest in a footstool
The ergonomic footrest under the desk encourages a healthier and more active sitting by engaging your feet in rocking back and forth for movement and improving leg circulation. The footrests also help you maintain proper posture and feel more comfortable at your desk.

Tip 2: Treat your feet
Even with your feet resting, you can still feel the same aches you would feel if you were on your feet all day. Those muscles and nerve endings need stimulation, which makes a footstool the perfect choice. You get the relaxing benefits plus a relaxing foot massage to reduce stress throughout the day.

Tip #3: Fixed cycle victory
Some hand weights accessible from your desk is one thing, but at the same time working and cycling? You’re betting on a trainer with an under-the-desk cycle. It allows you to spend a day away while staying productive and staying fit.

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Know when your body needs a break

Although sitting for a long time may seem to relax the body, it can quickly cause discomfort. Sitting for long periods of time can lead to poor posture, back pain, poor circulation, and even back pain. Whether you suffer from post-sit down depression or seem comfortably glued to a computer screen, your body needs a break.

Your breaks can be as simple as setting daily timers to stretch for walks indoors or outdoors. Cooking a few moves when preparing a meal or unleashing your inner dancing queen are great ways to de-stress your body and mind. As long as you move a few times a day, you’re on your way to a more active, happy, and healthy life.

Try stretching exercises to start and end your work day

Just as if you had a chore outside the home, it’s just as important (if not more so) to establish regularly scheduled home exercise habits throughout the day. What better way to rise and shine than with stretching exercises to get your blood flowing and get your body ready for the day ahead?

Take frequent breaks, too. Sneaking in extra home exercise moves like walking around the house while on conference calls improves mood and boosts focus. End your day by walking outside right when your day is over for a simple physical and mental reset.

Daily Work From Home Workout Ideas

Committing to regular home exercise and extending the routine between work tasks is an overall benefit to your health and productivity. Get those creative juices flowing with some simple stretching exercises like shoulder rolls, head twists and tilts, arm swings and torso twists.

There are plenty of smartphone apps and online lessons for joining group or individual exercise classes at home like yoga and pilates. Plus, it makes you responsible for “appearing” in an online exercise class. Be sure to add a home workout and stretching routine to your calendar to increase your daily reminders.

We hope these home exercise tips will help you stay healthy and active while working from home. Establishing a regular ritual for yourself when working from home is essential and the best way to stay active at home throughout the day. And when you’re ready to unwind at the end of your day, indulge in some aromatherapy and treat yourself to some home spa treatments. Talk about work-life balance!

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