Top Tips: Exercise and Keep Fit in the Office While Working in London

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Exercise advice for those working in London.

Tips on keeping yourself fit in the office.

When working in London office space it can be difficult to keep yourself in shape. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. There are a variety of things that you can do to ensure that you don’t lose your figure while constantly sat at the desk. Here are just a few:

  1. Walk More when Working in London

Take a Walk when working in London

Firstly try to walk around more during the working day. In comparison to professions such as a construction workers or nurses, office employees working in London lead very unhealthy lives. On average a nurse will take around 8,648 steps a day compared to the 4,327 that the average office worker. To improve this why not take a walk to the nearest park or town during your lunch break? This is a fantastic solution in the summer that will also allow you to clear your mind during your break.

      2. Hop on Ya Bike

bike hire when working in London

If you drive into work consider whether it is viable for you to walk or cycle. This will not only benefit your health but it will also reduce your carbon emissions and save you a lot of money. With no need to pay for fuel or parking you will have extra cash for social events or that special something that you’ve had your eye on. Both walking and cycling to work can be great for your health, just remember to stay safe on the roads when riding around and working in London.

     3. Transform your Lunch Break

Fresh Fitness Food Shrimp Salad

Lastly improve your diet. Junk food such as burgers and chips are easily accessible when working in London but imagine the amount of calories that don’t get burnt off whilst you sit at your desk. Taking a homemade lunch with plenty of fresh ingredients and vegetables will dramatically improve your health and help to prevent unwanted weight gain. Swapping heavy, fast foods for healthy alternatives will also help you to feel more awake and focused when you return to your desk.

So why not give some of these tips a go and see how they improve your general health and perhaps your efficiency when working in London.

Take a peak at our other posts for a healthy read:

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