April 2018

The importance of re-evaluating your fitness goal

If you exercise on a regular basis and have set yourself a fitness goal. Then you need to be assessing your progress against it on a regular basis. Your body will get used to doing the same exercises every day… Continue Reading →

The closure of our social media channels

Having been unhappy with our presence on social media for some time, we have decided to delete our accounts. Managing Director James Shillaker explains: “In 2017, we started to evaluate the effectiveness of our social media channels and how our… Continue Reading →

The benefits of exercising when pregnant

Exercising when pregnant can provide multiple benefits. For example, preventing type 2 diabetes, minimising weight gain and preparing you for labour and delivery. The NHS states “the more active and fit you are during pregnancy, the easier it will be… Continue Reading →

The benefits of exercising as a family

Getting children interested in exercise can be difficult and establishing healthy habits in early life are vital. Exercising as a family can be not only beneficial for children but parents too. Establishes healthy habits Shocking figures have highlighted that there… Continue Reading →

Reducing absenteeism in the workplace

Sickness absence costs UK businesses an estimated £29 billion each year. Absenteeism in the workplace also costs employers 6.3 days sick days per year. The top five causes for long-term absences are stress, acute medical conditions, mental ill health, musculoskeletal… Continue Reading →

How to become more active

Get Britain Standing in association with Active Working are asking the nation to unite against prolonged office sitting by taking on the challenge to get on their feet. Every year the On Your Feet Britain Challenge dares you to convert… Continue Reading →

Implementing a wellness programme in the workplace

A wellness programme demonstrates employee health and wellness is a priority. Not only that but employees are at the forefront of the company’s mind. A wellness programme can reduce absenteeism, improve productivity, reduce injuries, boost morale and improve employee loyalty…. Continue Reading →

Fun exercises for those who hate working out

Struggling to workout or motivate yourself to go to the gym? Therefore, if you really hate traditional exercise then why not try some unique workouts! Exercise classes are fun and less treadmill focused. You also meet lots of interesting people…. Continue Reading →

Benefits of walking to work

The Department for Transport revealed that walking trips have decreased 19% between 2005 and 2015. They also disclosed that only two fifths of adults walk for travel at least once a week. Walking is a simple way to become more… Continue Reading →

How to avoid burning out at work

Employees who get in early, stay late, don’t take breaks and work on the weekends can end up burning out. Work burnout can be caused by large workloads, stress from working long hours, difficult colleagues and endless deadlines. All of… Continue Reading →

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