Day 34: Office aerobics | AccountingWEB

Day 34: Office aerobics

The WebMD Web site suggests that just because you’re stuck in an office, that doesn’t mean you can’t get up from your desk and get your heart beating. Here are five minutes’ worth of quick and easy ideas for little aerobics exercises you can work into your daily late-afternoon pick-me-up. (If you’re wearing high heels, you’ll probably want to slip them off before you start jumping and running in your office!).
 
Step 1: Time yourself for one minute, get up from your desk, and do jumping jacks.
Step 2: Run in place for one minute.
Step 3: Jump rope, without the rope, for one minute. Just pretend you’ve got a rope in your hands, and jump while rotating your arms.
Step 4: Sit at your desk, and pump your arms up and down for 30 seconds, then rapidly tap your feet on the floor for another 30 seconds.
Step 5: Do walk-lunges around your office for 1 minute.
 
See the complete library of Workplace Fitness exercises.

 

Wait, there's more!
There's always more at AccountingWEB. We're an active community of financial professionals and journalists who strive to bring you valuable content every day. If you'd like, let us know your interests and we'll send you a few articles every week either in taxation, practice excellence, or just our most popular stories from that week. It's free to sign up and to be a part of our community.
Premium content is currently locked

Editor's Choice

WHAT KIND OF FIRM ARE YOU?
As part of our continued effort to provide valuable resources and insight to our subscribers, we're conducting this brief survey to learn more about your personal experiences in the accounting profession. We will be giving away five $50 Amazon gift cards, and a $250 Amazon gift card to one lucky participant.
This is strictly for internal use and data will not be sold
or shared with any third parties.