9 Ways to Add More Workout to Your Work Day
May 8, 2015
9 Ways to Add More Workout to Your Work Day
by Anna Dickens

Office workers, listen up. Your 9-to-5 isn’t just killing you with boredom—it may also be literally killing you. Study after study has pointed to the detrimental effects of all-day sitting, blaming it for everything from heart disease and obesity to even premature death. In other words, sitting is bad. So bad, in fact, that researchers have coined a term—“sitting disease”—to describe the havoc that sedentary desk jobs wreak on our health. But I go to Barry’s everyday! you’re thinking. So therefore, I’m immune to sitting disease. Well, not so fast: According to scientists, not even daily exercise can counteract the negative effects of all-day sitting. Think of it like smoking cigarettes: Just as exercise can’t undo the hazards of smoking, Read More

Workplace Workout
November 1, 2012
Workplace Workout

According to the latest report from the Labor Department, labor productivity is up. You know what that means? You’re working harder. The Labor Department also reports that there is an inverse relationship between amount of time at work versus amount of time working out. Okay, I made that up, but that doesn’t make it untrue! The more time you spend at the office, the less time you spend making your body better. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can work out WHEREVER YOU ARE. (Although I highly suggest you do NOT work out in the shower, since 70% of all accidents at home occur in the bathroom. And also since dumbbells and soap do not mix, at Read More