DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve been working from home for months. I want to be more active, especially because my job often requires me to sit at my desk for long periods of time. Are there easy ways for me to add fitness to my home routine?

ANSWER: Sitting at a desk all day can be harder than it sounds. Sitting in one position for long periods of time puts a lot of strain on the body and can make you feel stiff, sore, and tired.

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