Out of Office

12 Tips For Staying Healthy While Working Out Of Office

Working Out Of Office means taking responsibility for many aspects of your working life, including staying healthy. There is mounting evidence that the sedentary lifestyle associated with desk work has a serious, negative impact on health. This can be exacerbated if you work Out Of Office because you are less likely to get up from your desk to go to a meeting room or visit a colleague. So, it’s particularly important for Out Of Office workers to make a conscious effort to incorporate healthy behaviours into their work routines.

Physician Natasha Withers lists 12 tips for staying healthy while working Out Of Office:

  • Setup a separate workspace
  • Choose a good chair
  • Or ditch your chair altogether
  • Get up every hour and get out at least once a day
  • Set a schedule and stick to it
  • Schedule workouts
  • Schedule active meetings
  • Create a soothing environment
  • Maintain a healthy work-life balance by logging your time and setting limits
  • Keep the kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and meals
  • Get showered and dressed as if you’re going to the office
  • Get involved in a virtual telecommuter community

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