8 Ways To Avoid On-the-Job Weight Gain
(BlackDoctor.org) — Have you ever thought of being chained to your computer as being a major danger? Working nine-to-five may be the way to make a living, but it may be padding more than your wallet. If you’re reading this while sitting at your desk at work, you may be experiencing the decline in physical activity on the job that researchers now say is contributing to the nation’s obesity epidemic.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, and that’s due, in part, to our sedentary jobs. On average, workers are now expending between 120 and 140 fewer calories a day in physical activity on the job, a decline that closely maps to the nation’s weight gain in the last 50 years.
Sitting at a desk doesn’t have to mean you’ll be just another
statistic! Incorporating these simple strategies into your workday will
bring you one step closer to being a healthier, more energetic you. Here’s how: