There has been a debate over whether or not standing at work for prolonged periods is better than sitting for prolonged periods. While there are a lot of health benefits to standing, such as more circulation and lower risks of health issues, it can cause a lot of aches and pains. Anti-fatigue mats can be helpful, as they provide an extra cushion for people who spend a lot of time on their feet. However, there should also be some breaks in between standing sessions.
The New York Times reports that people should try to have a goal of exercising for at least a half hour every day in order to keep the body healthy. According to the news provider, taking standing breaks at work in addition to having the exercise routine can help keep you healthy.
According to Today, doing everything in moderation can help you keep a good balance. So, take some time out of your day to get up from sitting at your desk. If there’s an option to stand while working, try to do that for 20-minute breaks at a time. Finally, try to get in a little bit of exercise each day in order to keep the joints, muscles and body in good condition.
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