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13 Ways to Get Moving at Work

As a writer, I spend hours a day sitting in front of the computer. Learn how I ward off back pain and avoid staleness of mind and stiffness of body.
Posted 5/31/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 86 comments   98,516 views
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7 Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump

Besides napping, what can you do to stay energized all afternoon? Plenty!
Posted 1/21/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 20 comments   77,912 views
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Do Co-Workers Hurt or Help Your Weight Loss?

If candy jars and donuts for the morning meeting are common at your office, you might find it more difficult to stick to your healthy eating plan.
Posted 4/17/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 45 comments   10,937 views
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Stuff We Love: The LifeSpan Treadmill Desk

What if work and exercise could happen simultaneously? With a treadmill desk, they can! Here's our take on our favorite new addition to the office: the LifeSpan treadmill desk!
Posted 3/28/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 57 comments   28,256 views
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Long Hours on the Job Could Affect Your Happiness

Iíve had long talks with a few friends because their job situations make them sad. The results of a new study say that working long hours is tied to higher rates of depression.
Posted 3/9/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 53 comments   16,368 views
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Straighten Up for Better Health

It's easy to slump down in a chair when working at a computer all day. According to new research, thousands of people are losing days of work due to posture-related injuries.
Posted 6/14/2011  2:14:29 PM By: Jen Mueller : 27 comments   13,296 views
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4 Fitness-Friendly Alternatives to Your Desk Chair

Is your desk job be making you fat? Is sitting all day becoming a pain in your back, neck or shoulders? Then try one of these innovative ideas!
Posted 4/8/2011  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 34 comments   85,015 views
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Do You Live (and Love) Your Life 7 Days a Week?

If you're constantly miserable during the week and only living for the weekend, have you ever considered how much life you're missing?
Posted 9/28/2010  1:08:04 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 76 comments   17,959 views
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Desk Job Got You Down? Try a Desk-Defying Workout

Has your job become a desk sentence? This three-part fitness plan can help improve your posture, reduce back and neck pain and combat the effects of a sedentary job.
Posted 8/25/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 113 comments   129,748 views
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Who's More Stressful: Your Spouse or Your Boss?

You'd assume a good way to unwind after a tough day might be to go home and spend some time with loved ones. According to a new poll, you might want to rethink that decision.
Posted 7/6/2010  6:00:19 AM By: Jen Mueller : 124 comments   16,775 views
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Bring Your Walking Shoes to Work on Wednesday

Celebrate the 4th Annual Walk @ Lunch Day on Wednesday, April 28th by using your lunch break to get in a few minutes of activity.
Posted 4/24/2010  12:03:58 PM By: Nancy Howard : 182 comments   18,728 views
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7 Easy Ways to Relax on the Job (without Getting Fired)

So how can you present your most cool, calm and collected self and accomplish all the tasks you have to do today? Take a breather, and try a few minutes of yogic stretching.
Posted 1/25/2010  12:09:24 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 98 comments   41,731 views
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We Tried It: Gaiam's Balance Ball Chair

Can you really improve your posture and core strength by sitting on a specially-designed chair? Find out!
Posted 10/22/2008  7:16:44 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 113 comments   222,776 views
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