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Why A Sedentary Workstyle Is Killing You & What To Do About It with Alessa Caridi

Updated: Oct 4, 2022

Have you been experiencing aches, pains, and productivity problems during your workday? You're not alone. A sedentary workstyle where people are glued to their desks and computers for hours a day is slowly killing people. Our bodies are meant to do movements to get our blood flowing.

So if you want to learn how to integrate movement into your workstyle and keep a healthy mind and body, you will love this episode with Jacob Moore and Alessa Caridi. So what are you waiting for? Let's work it out!

3 key takeaways from this episode:

  1. How to sit in a way that reduces strain, relieves pain, and helps you be more productive

  2. Using time blocking to integrate movement into your day

  3. Learn incognito movements that bring mobility into your work, even on a Zoom call

Who is Alessa Caridi?

Alessa is the Power Posture Pro. A certified Pilates Instructor, Alessa has a passion for perfecting her healthy self, fully understanding the incredible machine we live in, and passing along her knowledge to anyone who will listen. Her professional goal is to solve today's common catchphrases–sitting is the new smoking, digital fatigue, and tech neck, to name a few.

Alessa is the author of The Ultimate Workspace Toolkit: Your Guide to Solving the Aches, Pains, and Productivity Problems of Your Workday and the founder of JōbuFIT, the workspace movement company.

“Our bodies aren't meant to hold positions for 8, 9 hours a day and never move. To stay healthy, we have to move; we have to get our blood flowing.”
- Alessa Caridi

In This Episode You'll Hear About:

[02:51] - Your sedentary workstyle is killing you!

[04:30] - Signs and symptoms of a sedentary workstyle

[06:38] - If you think standing is the solution, think again! Here's why standing can be [just as bad as sitting

[08:14] - Quick 3-step posture check that you can do to make sure you practice proper sitting posture

[12:11] - If you can't remember everything, just take note of these 2 things

[15:45] - Approaches and philosophies around body movement that you can integrate into your day without negatively impacting your productivity (try out Alessa's 50:10 ratio)

[27:26] - How do we work the exercises into our schedule? (check out Alessa's IG, where she shares her workday schedule)

[28:46] - The philosophy behind JobuFIT and the secret behind the Japanese people's healthy lifestyle

[32:14] - How to apply the Kaizen Method and get 1% better every day


  • Healthy Work Schedule

  • 3-Step Posture Check

  • Kaizen Method (1% better)

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