Fun Fact

Did you know…

By sitting at your desk you can gain anywhere from 10-30lbs per year.

Today’s average worker who has a desk position burns about 100 fewer calories a day. That might not sound like much…but repeated five days a week most weeks of the year, it can really add up.

For example:

100 calories per day = 104,000 calories per year. That is 30 added pounds per year.

Best suggestion

Make your job more active. Take the stairs, instead of the elevator or escalator. Stand at your desk instead of sitting, or balance yourself on a stability ball. Go for a walk during lunch—just 30 minutes is moderate activity and burns about 100 calories.

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