In keeping with Day 8 of my 100 Happy Days post, I’d like to give you some of my dieting tips.
Just kidding! I want to tell you how ridiculous I make myself look at work.
I’m not 100% keen on having a desk job, but with my current skill set it’s one of the few positions for which I am qualified. I’ve had to adapt ways to get my blood flowing and my heart pumping in the office.
My most prominent way to get my blood flowing: making coffee. We have a Keurig that likes to take a lot of breaks from working. Sometimes it turns itself off; sometimes it likes to heat up for several minutes; and sometimes it takes several minutes to start brewing.
I like to take advantage of this time with a little exercise I invented myself: squat; tip-toe; back kick with right foot; squat; tip toes; side kick with right foot; squat; tip toe; front kick right food; squat; tip toe; front kick left foot; squat; tip toe; side kick left foot; squat; tip toe; back kick left food.
I told my fiancé about it on the way to my soccer game one Friday night, he laughed a lot.
Then I scored three goals that game – two from behind the midfield line (okay…it was indoor, but still…). People were literally asking me to give clinics.
The next week I scored a goal while playing keeper. I took a goal kick and it soared into the net. Just in case you’re wondering and being “wise,” it was a point for our team; I didn’t score on my own team.
Who’s laughing now? Me! That’s who.
Work-ercise is not ridiculous at all.