The news this week that more than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive has led to a lot of discussion over how to tackle the problem. But with no easy solution and rates of obesity rising fast has it come to the point that exercise should become part of our working day?
“Exercise in the office isn’t a new idea. But it’s such a clear win-win – in terms of health, morale, and productivity,” says Ryan Holmes, the CEO of HootSuite, a social media platform.
I work remotely as a fitness writer and yoga instructor and TBH, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t squeeze in a workout on my lunch break on some days.
Honestly, sitting hunched over my computer for hours about fitness really makes me crave a literal amazing, endorphin-filled sweat sesh and sometimes I just can’t wait until my shift is over to throw in a burpee or two. If you work a 9-to-5desk job, you probably feel my midday dead-lift daydreams on a spiritual level (or not, and in that case, you think I’m casually nuts).
The office is like a second home to most employees. On average, most people spend upwards of 1,700 hours sitting at their desk each year. Is it surprising that 1 in 4 people suffer from work-related stress? Here are 7 tips for transforming your office into a healthy workplace that you’ll love.
In this video, we go over the little areas of your work day that actually play a huge role in your well-being, but are often overlooked by employees.