Contents tagged with fitness

  • Walking While Working

    Staying in shape as a programmer can be difficult, but recent studies have shown that even if you’re among those in our profession who do work out regularly, sitting for long periods of time at work is detrimental to your health.  To be a bit more dramatic about it, sitting is killing you (see Phil Haack’s blog post on this from last year).  So, how can we combat this risk while continuing to get our work done (and, if you’re like me, keep on doing the thing you love)?  One option is to take frequent breaks, get up from your desk, go for a walk.  This is good advice, and by all means, follow it.  But it’s not always easy to do, and of course you still have work to … more