Exercise at Work
Got 5 Minutes?
Weave these strength, cardio, and yoga moves into your workday—without leaving your office or cube
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If back-to-back meetings and a buzzing Blackberry make it impossible to squeeze in a formal midday workout, don’t stress. With a few tweaks, the moves you do in the gym—think pushups, squats, and bicep curls—can be done at your desk, and may even help you tackle that overflowing inbox. (Get the only exercise book you’ll ever need) Devoting work time to exercise can actually lead to higher productivity, according to research published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Next time you catch a break, pull up this list and build strength, squash stress, and get your heart beating in 5 minutes or less.