- Sitting at a desk for eight hours straight can make losing weight difficult.
- The keys to losing weight are good nutrition and movement.
- There are little ways to shed weight at the office, like taking the stairs, preparing your meals ahead of time, and doing bodyweight circuits at your desk.
When you’re working from an office desk, movement is probably at a minimum. Meetings are held in conference rooms, so you’re basically just carting your body from one sedentary location to the next, and depending on your workload, venturing out of your cubicle for lunch might not always be an option.
And unfortunately, not all work environments are the healthiest, either. There’s always a birthday to be celebrated, coffee breaks in a kitchen tempt you with snack-filled cabinet, and breakfast meetings are made a little more bearable with a spread of bagels and cream cheese.
Trying to lose weight while working a desk job can almost feel like an impossible task if you’re only focusing on that eight-hour time-stamp. You can shed the weight, it just requires you to put in the time (both in and outside the office) and commitment. Here are a few expert tips on how to do just that.