Why I'll Be Watching Operation Transformation

Why I'll Be Watching Operation Transformation

Anything that encourages exercise, eating well and community is to be welcomed. No matter what your level of fitness, there’s something everyone can take away from Operation Transformation.

For anyone unfamiliar with the show, Operation Transformation is a health and fitness programme airing on Irish TV and Radio that is comparable to ‘The Biggest Loser’ programme popular in other parts of the world.

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A Quick Guide to Staying Healthy at Work

A Quick Guide to Staying Healthy at Work

There isn’t one solution to staying healthy, but, rather a combination of things -- including keeping active and eating wholesome, good-for-you foods. While eating healthy and moving more might sound too difficult to do against a demanding work schedule, there are a few quick tips you can keep in mind to help you conquer both – regardless of work schedule. 

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Why Every Employee Should Have a Wellness Vision

Why Every Employee Should Have a Wellness Vision

Vision-building has been a corporate practice for decades. For business experts, having a clear, effective corporate vision is the starting place for success. Not having a vision leads to lack of focus, clarity and performance. So if visions do great things for corporations, how can they work for people?

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Gym of 2020 – Working Out at the Office

Gym of 2020 – Working Out at the Office

If you haven’t heard, “Sitting Disease” is the new smoking and its killing Americans. With the vast majority of hours being racked up in the office, individuals now more than ever, need to find ways to be physically active at their desk.  So what’s the latest in fitness technology and products? Here are a few creative options:

Office Furniture that doubles as Gym Equipment

Treadmill desks have been around for a while and now the data is showing how effective they really are.

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Slow Down to Speed Up

Slow Down to Speed Up

Most of us feel like we are at the mercy of our schedules, our bosses’ expectations AND our own.  We feel pressured to stay head’s down in our cubicles, in front of our computers all day.  Somehow meetings get placed on our schedule—last minute.  We deal with emergencies from clients, co-workers as well as from management.  Thus, we feel like we are putting out fires with no time to actually get proactive work done.  At the end of the day, we feel exhausted and stressed with all that is left on our plate.  So, we go back to our computers and work after the kids are in bed or lay awake worrying about all that needs to get done tomorrow.

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How to Survive Christmas Party Season

How to Survive Christmas Party Season

It’s that time of year again and it appears the recession is well and truly over as the diaries fill up with parties and events over the next month just like they used to during the good old days. Fantastic news for the economy in general but not such good news for your liver or your energy levels. Christmas Day and the days around it are often a write off for many of us with food, booze and powerful bouts of laziness top of the agenda for the vast majority. Not a whole lot wrong with that, it is the festive season after all. What if we took our foot off the gas just a little bit in the run up to it though? Do you think that might help?

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Top 10 Quick Exercises for Busy Entrepreneurs

Top 10 Quick Exercises for Busy Entrepreneurs

Most entrepreneurs complain that they don't have time to exercise. With the hectic schedule and the amount of work you need to attend to every now and then, it would be understandable if you don't have time to drive to the gym and flex your body. Take note however that a good exercise does not need to be strenuous, unless you want to lose weight fast, improve your cardiovascular health, and increase your stamina.

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My 30 Day Healthy Living Challenge - November 2016

My 30 Day Healthy Living Challenge - November 2016

Drum roll please! I'm launching an online health and wellness program. It's called the 30 Day Healthy Living Challenge. I've been writing, blogging and vlogging here at Office Worker Health for two years providing quality free content every single week. This will be my first paid offering so I'm incredibly excited to tell you all about it. It starts very soon on November 1st so check out all the information below and get yourself signed up, if you are committed to the plan then I can guarantee you will see results in 30 days!

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8 Top Tips to Avoid Sedentary Behaviour at Work

8 Top Tips to Avoid Sedentary Behaviour at Work

We’ve all become familiar with the idea that sitting for long bouts of time can be bad for our health. Maybe it’s the steady increase of working hours, or maybe it’s the awareness of the overall decline in our health caused by too much long-term sitting, the subject of some scientific studies in recent years.

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First Aid Guide for Computer Users

First Aid Guide for Computer Users

Working with a computer can be detrimental to your health. Have you ever given your workspace a first aid check? My friends at Alsco Australia have provided me with an excellent six step guide on how to avoid risks while working with a computer and on the adjustments you can make so that your work day (or night) is that bit healthier. 

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