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Power Women: Five Ways to Sneak in Your Fitness While at Work Here is how to get up, get out, and wo


Making the time to get up, get out and get into your daily fitness can be hard when trying to balance a busy work-life schedule, but fitness is not an area you want to neglect when striving to maintain optimal health and happiness. Making time to get up and move is a must, even if it means sneaking your fitness in while at work.

It may seem unconventional to workout in the workplace, but with stress levels high in office, a good workout may be just what you need to bounce back and deliver that killer presentation in your next meeting.

According to a recent study conducted by Lantern, a Web-based therapy company, stress is thought to affect more women than men, especially when it pertains to the workplace, so when you find those rare moments of peace throughout the workday, take advantage, leave the office and take a brisk walk. You may even want to take note of your activities each day in a personal place to congratulate yourself on keeping fit.

“Notice the times that you are relaxed, breathe deeply and enjoy them. Keep a gratitude journal daily. It helps to maintain perspective as well as optimal physical and mental health.” says Dr. Janet Taylor, a psychiatrist based in New York City.

A healthy body is said to equal a healthy mind, so here are six unconventional ways for you to sneak in your workout while working towards your professional goals.