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6 Movements To Reduce Back Pain For Office Employees

Why do so many office employees experience back pain? The answer ends up being pretty logical. They have consistently static postures, spending most of the day hunched over, seated, and leaning to one side. Compound this with all of the other ...
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Sitting Correlated With Cognitive Decline

Cognitive impairment, inciting the onset of various dementias, persists to be a major health concern, plaguing over 16 million people in the United States alone. While lifestyle changes, including increased physical activity, continue to be the most ...
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The Desk Dilemma: Are Standing Desks Worth The Investment?

Standing and sit-stand desks seem to be the current rage in employee wellness. As an increasing number of jobs require employees to work at a computer, the perils of a sedentary lifestyle have emerged as a mainstream concern.  Employers are ...
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5 Office Yoga Poses To Improve Posture and Reset

For many office-based employees, a normal day consists of sitting hunched over a computer keyboard.  Unfortunately, this lifestyle has adverse effects on musculoskeletal and mental health.  To relieve the negative impact a work environment may have ...
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Meditation Kept Thai Boys Calm In Cave

Last week, 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach, who had been trapped in a cave for more than two weeks,were rescued one-by-one by Thai Navy SEALs.  When they were first discovered by British divers, they were reportedly meditating.  The widely ...
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National Nutrition Month At Work - Ideas And Resources

Updated on February 26th, 2019 March is the National Nutrition Month, created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), which means everyone gets to spend a whole month talking about food. Yay!
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Study: Standing Desks May Have Negative Effects

Standing desks continue to receive praise for their ability to improve the health and productivity of employees.  Although numerous studies suggest that the health benefits are less significant than the hype, employers continue to invest in ...
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Preferred Exercise Setting May Be Tied To Personality Traits

A new study suggests that preferred exercise setting (gym vs. outdoors) may reveal details about personality traits. Published in The British Psychological Society, the study showed that extroverted individuals and those who rely on objective logic ...
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5 Different Forms Of Meditation To Improve Productivity

Meditation is no longer considered as a mystical practice reserved exclusively for monks and new age enthusiasts. Even regular citizens are now aware of its benefits and many are incorporating it into their daily schedule as a way to enhance various ...
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Why Resistance Training Is Crucial To Holistic Wellness

After helping hundreds of organizations establish wellness programs, we ‘ve seen a lot of companies achieve culture change through effective long-term wellness initiatives. However, there is one aspect that is consistently missing across nearly ...
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