Foregoing gym visits for long hours at the office can have very real consequences. "People who sit more have higher cholesterol, blood sugar, and triglycerides," says Tom Holland, MS, CSCS, exercise physiologist and author of Beat the Gym. "They're at greater risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, and numerous other health issues." But adding small exercise breaks into your otherwise sedentary day can go a long way towards keeping you fit. Sneak any of these 20 simple moves into your nine-to-five to start.
Briefcase Upper Body Circuit
"Load your bag or briefcase up with a few heavy items," says Adam Rosante, certified trainer and founder of The People's Bootcamp. "Knock out as many reps as possible of the following moves: bicep curls, overhead presses, tricep extensions, frontal and lateral raises and rows."
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