Get up and move!

We’ve all heard that sitting all day and leading a sedentary life isn’t healthy. What can you do if you need to sit most of the day?

On days  when I sit or stand at my desk for about 8-10hrs I get some movement in by doing something similar to the following. Every 60-90min I do one block of 4 exercises. The entire sequence takes about 20 minutes. I enjoy it because I have more energy in the morning and by the afternoon the reps get shorter so it’s more motivating. The jumping jacks are great because they get the lymph moving.

60 jumping jacks
60 mountain climbers
55 jumping jacks
55 squats
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50 jumping jacks
50 jump lunges
45 jumping jacks
45 squats
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40 jumping jacks
40 push-ups on my knees
35 jumping jacks
35 squats
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30 jumping jacks
30 mountain climbers
25 jumping jacks
25 squats
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20 jumping jacks
20 burpees
15 jumping jacks
15 squats