2 Jan 2015, 17:33 — 6 min read
As a busy entrepreneur, you need to find precious moments to stay healthy, so you may give your business the most to achieve those Big Business dreams. A few simple tips can make this easier than ever before, especially if you tend to spend a fair amount of your work day behind your desk.
If you are an entrepreneur or a busy business owner, you likely carry the weight of your business, team members and many other day-to-day worries on your shoulders. Further, if your work requires you to spend considerable amount of time on your desk, such issues seem aggravated, as one doesn't get a chance to move around or release the stress.
Intensive work routines, especially where considerable portion of time is spent behind the desk, not only increase incidence of obesity and overweight, but also lead to joint pains and postural pains. This may be due to deconditioning of the muscles of the body, and bad postural habits. So one way or the other, a desk job may be affecting your health and fitness levels to a great extent. Eventually, all of us working behind the desks over long hours will suffer from the Chair Disease, probably within a decade!
We have put together a few simple tips for busy entrepreneurs, who feel the need to stay healthy and fit, yet find it hard to do so, given the compulsions of their businesses.
Exercising to stay fit - exercise need not be demanding on your time, after all!
Breathing right - a simple yet sure way to drive away work stress:
A couple of minutes of breathing exercises will help you remove toxins and unwanted stress and anxiety that exaggerate your wrong postural habits. Destressing prevents unwanted muscle spasms or tight bands at various parts of your body, specially neck, upper and lower back.
Eating right - simple nutritional tips for the busy entrepreneur:
For the hungry soul:
Maintain a log book of your simple daily check list of what you need to carry, eat and do. This will help you adopt a healthy lifestyle. After all a great person has said, “It is health that is real wealth, and not pieces of gold and silver”.
It's time to reclaim your life and take your health to the next level of wellness! If you have any questions or wish to seek advice, link with Vandana Sethi on GlobalLinker.
Posted byVandana Jaisingh Sethi
Dr. Vandana Sethi is a Senior Consultant in Sports Physiotherapy and the Chairperson and Founder of PHYWorld Clinic. With 20 years of Clinical practice and Research in the...