How To Stay Fit And Healthy When You Work From Home

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How do you stay fit and healthy when you are working from home?   I know this is something that is far from many persons minds as you try to hustle, but it is very important that you get into the habit of taking care of your health. Remember, if we are not well we cannot be productive.  So if you have been slacking off, may I suggest you take some time to remind yourself to stay fit and healthy while you work for that money.

Stay Fit

Make Exercise A Part Of Your Routine

The best thing to do is to get this done before you start working.  Experience has taught us that once we sit down and start working, it is the hardest thing to break away.  As hard as it is, the wisest thing to do is go for a run before starting your day.  If you are disciplined enough then get a few fitness items and carve out an exercise corner at home.

Don’t Forget To Eat

When you work from home sometimes eating is the last thing on your mind.  However, it is not a good idea to constantly skip meals.  If you struggle with this, then set a timer to warn you when it is time to eat.  Try to get something into your stomach within 1 – 2 hours of waking up.  It might be a good idea to prepare your meals on weekends, that way you do not have to stop to prepare meals when you are in the zone.  It is important for you to keep your energy up so start taking care of yourself by taking time to eat on time.  Keep water near to your desk so you can stay hydrated while you work!

How do you stay fit and healthy when you are working from home?

Standing Desks

I like to stand and work because too much sitting is not good for you.  It has been said that sitting is the new smoking, so monitor the amount of time you spend sitting hunched over your desk.  I did a little research and found some standing desks that are not too expensive.  Take a look at them and see if any of these might work for you.   If you don’t feel like purchasing a standing desk, then be sure to get up often from your seat.  If you have a laptop place it on the kitchen table and work, instead of on a traditional desk

Autonomous – Smart Desk

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Stay Fit With Exercise Ball Chairs
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If you are brave enough, then this exercise ball chair is the perfect solution.  Get it in your favorite color and add some spark to your office space.

Keep water near to your desk so you can stay hydrated while you work!

Many people who work from home are so focused on meeting deadlines and making that money that they tend to put health and fitness on the back burner.   This is just a reminder to pay close attention and remember to stop and breathe because you only have one body.

What do you do to stay fit and healthy when you work  from home?

 

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6 Responses

  1. Vicky says:

    This is a great post! I especially love the water part, I always forget how much we need it working on a computer all day!

    • mardenec@hotmail.com says:

      Vicky, I am guilty as sin….LOL…this post is also for me because I need to take heed as well.

  2. Melody Rosa says:

    I just got a standing desk at home thanks to Hay Needle great discounts on desk I love it, great tips
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    • mardenec@hotmail.com says:

      Melody care to share some pics? I think standing desks are going to be the future, at least I hope so…LOL

  3. Pierre says:

    I like to take nice leisurely walks to the nearby shopping centres.

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