How to Work Out After a Long Day at the Office?
Exercising after a long day's work can be tough. Get-Fit Guy has tips to keep your body from feeling too drained to exercise after work.
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Five years ago, I made the transition from working as a full time personal trainer to spending more of my day sitting (or standing) in front of my computer researching, writing, podcasting, and doing online fitness and nutrition consulting.
Over time, I realized that there’s a big, big difference between being active on your feet all day, sitting in front a computer.
Even for a guy like me who’s really into fitness, it can still be hard to work out after a long day at the office. I bet you’ve experienced this too. So in this episode, you’ll learn exactly what to do to keep your body from feeling too drained to exercise after a day of work.
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Why Working Out at the End of a Workday Is Hard
When it comes to the way you feel at the end of the day, there is a stark contrast between:
A) being in the open air doing boot camps and receiving constant metabolic stimulation of personal training sessions
The good news is that you’re about to find out what I had to learn the hard way through back pain, shoulder tension, lack of sleep, headaches, and burnout. Here are the 5 ways that a long day at the office could be destroying your body, along with some quick and dirty tips on what you can do about it:
Tip #1: Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)
No, I’m not a hippie with a cabin in the woods where I sit wearing a tin-foil aluminum hat all day long. I’m a regular guy who likes to protect his body and stay on the cutting-edge of health and longevity.
And the fact is that electrical pollution from your smartphone, your WiFi router, your computer, and everybody else’s WiFi signals is kind of a big deal when it comes to your brain and cellular health. It’s why if you look at the teeny tiny warning label that came with your smartphone, it tells you not to bring the thing near your head.
So what can you do about it? Here are 3 things I do:
A) avoid WiFi and plug into the modem whenever possible
B) keep my phone in airplane mode whenever possible
C) use a special phone headset called an air tube headset