In Shape at the Office: 12 Easy Tips

Burn extra calories—and stay more focused—at work

For most Americans, working a 9-to-5 means parking yourself in front of a screen for hours on end.

And, unfortunately, extra pounds are often a byproduct of this lifestyle. Vending machines, time crunches and post-work happy hours all make it hard to keep weight off. But balancing your career with good health doesn't have to be hard. When you're too busy to make it to the gym, every little bit counts.

We've put together a few modest ideas to bring fitness back into your working life. Here are 12 easy changes you can make to stave off weight gain and keep in shape for your next out-of-office adventure.