Many adults working in an office environment spend
around seven hours a day sitting down at a desk. Alarmingly a
recent study found that the amount of time spent sitting was
directly correlated with risk of early death, even if you exercise
regularly. The good news is that if you move every 30 minutes, your
mortality risk is significantly lowered.
To compensate thought should be given to getting more
active to and from work, perhaps cycle or walk for part or all of
your journey, walk over to someone's desk rather than emailing or
phoning, use your lunch break to exercise and use the stairs
instead of getting the lift.
Most of our waking hours are spent at work, which
means the working environment can play a big part in our health and
Employers, how can you help your staff get
If you are an employer and want to safeguard your
employees' wellness a corporate membership with Active can provide
your employees with a discounted gym membership.
By offering this concession, your employees days are
likely to hold more focus, positivity, and productivity. Stress,
caused by deadlines, work environment, and a lack of time in the
day can impact both mental and physical health.
Corporate membership options
Active's corporate membership provides unlimited access to
gym facilities at three fantastic locations. A minimum of ten
employees is all you need.
With over 100 classes available each week, from aqua
aerobics to Zumba, there's something for all tastes and thanks to
the Active App, booking classes has become simpler and
Happy means healthy
We all know the importance of keeping fit and healthy,
regular exercise can reduce the risk of major illnesses such as
heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and some cancers.
Research shows that physical activity can also boost
self-esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy, as well as reducing
risk of stress, depression, dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
For more information about Active, and the fantastic
membership offers visit www.active.je or Telephone: 449888