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. Director James Shillaker explains: “In 2017, we started to evaluate the effectiveness of our social media channels and how our company… Continue Reading →

The benefits of exercising when pregnant

Exercising during pregnancy can provide multiple benefits including 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 for… 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. Being physically active as a family can be not only beneficial for children but parents too. Establishes healthy habits Shocking figures have highlighted… Continue Reading →

Reducing absenteeism in the workplace

Sickness absence costs UK businesses an estimated £29 billion each year and the average number of days lost per year is 6.3 days. The most common top five causes for long-term absences are stress, acute medical conditions, mental ill health,… Continue Reading →

How to become more active

On Friday 27th April 2018, 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. The On Your Feet Britain Challenge dares… Continue Reading →

Implementing a wellness programme in the workplace

Wellness programmes demonstrate employee health and wellness is a priority, and that they 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. An academic study… Continue Reading →

Fun exercises for those who hate working out

Struggling to workout or motivate yourself to go to the gym? If you really hate traditional exercise then why not try some unique workouts which are fun and less treadmill focused. Mat Beats A choreographed Pilates workout to a deep… 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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