Five Ways to Secretly Work Out in the Office

Posted: Jan. 2nd, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

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While dodging responsibilities and beating deadlines may make you sweat, it is not going to burn calories or help you get in to better shape. These tips may do the trick.

Fitness guru Tony Horton offers some tips on how to do a mini-workout at the office without anybody noticing. The inventor of P90X is not going to put you through a plyometrics workout, he does have a few tips on how to burn some calories physically while toiling mentally. And no one will be the wiser.

 Find Some Makeshift Weights

“Go down to the stockroom or mailroom and lift a few boxes. Just pick up a filing box filled with files from the floor and put it on the shelf. Be creative—it’s functional fitness, helping flexibility, coordination, and strength. It probably weighs 15 or 20 pounds. Bend both knees with your back flat and your ass down, and pick the box up and put it on the shelf. Then take it off the shelf, twist 180 degrees, and put it back down. Do it 12 times.”