Health & Wellness

5 Fitness Tips for Working Professionals

By Ankur Kochhar | Apr 6, 2020
Ankur Kochhar | ACHNET

We have all read a lot of stuff on how to be great at the workplace. But what about the workplace called life? Being a hardworking professional probably means that most of your time is spent either commuting or at the office. It can be difficult to find time to get your daily workouts in, which is why so many professionals slowly get more and more out of shape over the years.

Since “Health is Wealth” is a generally accepted truism, I want to list the 5 tips that I personally follow to make time for health in my busy professional life:

1. Start the day with a healthy breakfast

I love a healthy breakfast because it gives energy for the entire day! With the hectic work and travel schedules of working professionals, making sure you have breakfast as a priority meal for the day is important. Packing your breakfast with grains, carbohydrates, proteins and fiber will give you the wholesome nutrition that your body needs to kickstart the day.

2.Take the Stairs

This is something I try to do as often as possible despite being a lazy bum! Take the stairs both up and down any time you need to enter or exit the building, and you’ll do a leg workout that’s great cardio as well. It burns calories, works out your heart and by the way gives you more time to chat with colleagues ;-)!

3.Accept no Excuses for not working out

I try to be as professional about health as I am about work so I don’t accept excuses for not working out AT ALL! I believe it is OK to be selfish about