12 March 2015

If You Sit At A Desk You Need These Exercises

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Barry Chignell

Barry Chignell

Barry Chignell worked in Ciphr's marketing team from 2012-2020.

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Health and wellbeing

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Sitting all day is bad for us in a number of ways, we should all know that by now. But how many of us proactively exercise at our desks?
Below are a number of infographics detailing how you can stretch and get your body moving during those long periods of low physical activity in the office.

Excessive sitting impacts our body’s metabolic system: “Today, our bodies are breaking down from obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, depression and the cascade of health ills and everyday malaise that come from what scientists have named sitting disease.” ~ James Levine, MD, PhD

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