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Posted on: 23-12-14
Burn calories sitting at your desk

When you think of burning out calories Treadmills, multi-gym and other workout regimen are something that strikes our mind. If you are required to work on a desk for long hours you have to rely on certain techniques to be followed.

1. Chewing gum
Chewing gum for an hour helps you burn 11 calories. So pick up that sugarless chewing gum and start chewing right away while you click away at your desk. This is a win because your breath smells minty fresh and since your mouth is busy chomping the gum, you won’t feel like munching on other snacks either.

2. Have plenty of water
Have lots of water, a minimum of 8 glasses of water to maintain an optimum metabolism of body. Have warm water too for better bodily activities even while sitting at a place. So during the hours when you are sitting, sip on warm water out of a flask. This will increase your metabolic rate by as much as 30%.

3. Keep Moving
When you sit for hours long in front of your sitting try moving your foot in circular motions under the desk, turn your wrist region, tap your feet, keep moving four finger by forming a fist and open it continuously to work the fingers. When you seem to have a sedentary pattern of working keep moving from one place to another and have a relaxed mind.

4. Change your chair
Your chair may offer you amazing lumbar support, but it's time to check out some alternatives. Consider a stability ball, which engages your core muscles when you sit.

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