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Tips of Looking After Your Health And Safety At Work

Taking care of your health is becoming more important in many different ways, as we are living longer and consequently working longer. Thus, we need to make sure that we take our occupational health into consideration. For instance, if someone at the next desk in the office has a cold on Monday morning, you can bet that by Friday, at least half of the office …

How To Prevent Common Accidents From Desk or Office Jobs

Are you working behind the desk? Do you think that only people who work outside of the office premises are prone to accidents? If you answered YES on both questions, you’re wrong. Unfortunately, even people who are working in the confinement of an office may suffer from accidents. Here are some of the most common accidents which one might encounter in the office. Make sure …

How To Reduce Distractions When You’re Working Out

There are so many ways to get distracted while working out. If you work out at home, the phone always seems to ring as soon as your start your fitness DVD. At the gym, there are people who want to talk more than work out. The problem is all of those distractions can make it hard for you to focus, and focus is important for …

7 Exercises You Can Do At Work

It’s not news that if you spend your days sitting on your butt at work eating junk food, that your butt, belly, and other body parts will expand. What is news is that recent medical research has shown that just sitting for sustained periods, even without the junk food, can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease and shorten your life expectancy. The good news is …

Secrets to Staying Healthy And Happy While Travelling

No matter what your destination or why you’re traveling, fatigue, stress an upset stomach or worse can can spell disaster for your trip. Fortunately, the wear and tear of travel can be kept to a minimum with simple advance planning. Here are some easy ways to make your travel more comfortable — and healthful. SELF-CARE CHECKLIST Your chief consideration when packing for a trip is where …

Step Machines VS Elliptical Trainers – Which is Right for You?

Two machines that are commonly found in the gym and are popular for cardiovascular exercise are the stair stepper and the elliptical machine. They both burn equal amounts of calories (dependent, of course, on equal intensity and duration of workouts). However, there are a couple of minor differences that need to be taken into consideration when choosing which one is right for you. Stair Steppers …

Is Sitting Really Bad For Your Health?

Is sitting around all day, either at your desk or in front of a television, bad for your health? Most people would quickly answer with a “Well, duh it is!” because  it’s pretty obvious that it is not exactly healthy! But just how unhealthy is it? Researchers at the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that those who sit for prolonged periods of time are …

9 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Traveling can dampen your weight loss plans, and cause interruptions with your exercise program, as well as keep you less healthy than you are supposed to be. In fact, for most people, staying healthy and fit while they travel is a huge challenge. And it’s not just about your weight, traveling exposes you to a lot of people, who may have diseases and conditions that …
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