Globe & Mail: Will I get fitter if I sit on an exercise ball at work?

Will I get fitter if I sit on an exercise ball at work? The question: I have seen some people at work sitting on exercise balls at their desks. I am curious if it is a healthy option. I think this will also help me be more aware of my posture and core. Could you please advise?

The answer: I am thrilled you are brainstorming ways to improve your workspace! Excessive sitting (especially if you have poor body awareness) can result in bad posture, muscle imbalances, stiffness and lack of circulation. Sitting on a ball can help to improve posture and body awareness, especially if you are a stability ball newbie. Read More.

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