Health & Fitness

Working out at work – 5 Simple Exercises for the workplace

The word ‘exercise’ comes from the Latin word ‘exercere’, which actually means to keep oneself busy or at work. Today’s work culture can prove to be quite hectic making it harder for you to find the time to exercise. A desk job usually means sitting all day which increases the risk for obesity and also puts you at risk of back pain, leg cramps, tense muscles, Carpel Tunnel Syndrome etc.

Here are a few simple exercises that you can do at your desk which help improve your body’s flexibility and strength and not interfere with your duties at the office. These can be done throughout the day, but try not to do them too often lest your boss wonder if you’re using the office as your personal gym.

Simple exercises at work like paper push ups, Book press and leg raises