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Does exercise make you more productive?

Written by Conor McArdle, Brighter Business In a health-conscious society, we are increasingly aware of our lifestyles and the importance of trying to stay healthy. For many workers across the UK, day-to-day work involves spending a great deal of time sat down. Whether you’re in the office or on your way in, chances are you’re...
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The deep-seated science behind a movement mindset

Carrie Schmitz, Senior Manager of Human Factors & Ergonomics Research, at Ergotron Most of us have heard warnings about how sitting is the new smoking, and how breaking up sitting time throughout the working day has many health benefits. I support this active workstyle based on my own experience using a sit-stand desk for the...
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Five ways to keep fit when working a desk job

If you work at a desk job, you likely know that having to be at a desk for the majority of the day can become surprisingly tiring. Long hours plus having to sit down all day can make it a real challenge to stay fit and active. However, if you put your mind to it, you...
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Nutrition and mind-set: Working with your personal trainer to change old habits

Food, Glorious Food! For some, eating food is blissful pleasure, they are food-lovers and they are perfectly happy eating as they like. Those that live to eat, will make food choices based on the flavour, texture and taste of food, often irrespective of calories, fat content and whether or not it is a healthy option....
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Boosting your team’s self-esteem through physical activity

Many companies already understand the importance of wellbeing among team members, and they’re seeing a fantastic increase in productivity, creativity and collaboration. More importantly than any perks, though, the backbone of a happy, engaged team is sincerity. Your policies must be real and tangible, with the team around you embracing the value of wellbeing and...
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Are you getting enough exercise? | Exercise in the City

Finding the time to exercise and get active during your working week is so important. Especially if you spend much of your day sat at a desk. When you consider how much of our waking life we spend at work, it’s no surprise that Public Health England (PHE) estimate 40% of people in England are...
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4 Exercises You Can Do in Your Work Place

We live in a world where we are always at work. We do not have time to take good care of ourselves. We begin to neglect ourselves and therefore, end up gaining weight. Exercise takes a lot of time and effort which deflects a lot of people from practicing it regularly. Sometimes, work is also...
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Why I started running and how you can get running too

It’s that time of year again. The London Marathon is fast approaching and men and women across the UK are visualising themselves running down The Mall arms aloft to the roaring approval of the crowd. You’re not? Just me then! Actually I was lucky enough to run the London marathon in 2009 so I know...
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