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Recharge your batteries, go for a lunchtime walk

Over the last few weeks, we’ve written about how walking more at work is a great excuse for a catch up with colleagues, good for your health, and good for reducing costs to business – however heading out for a lunchtime walk is also great for refreshing your thoughts and recharging your batteries. Last year, […]

5 reasons for businesses to encourage staff to walk more

1) During 2016/17, 25.7 million working days were lost due to work related ill health across the UK* 12.5 million working days lost were caused by stress, depression and anxiety, and 8.9 million working days lost were caused by musculoskeletal disorders. *Source: Health and Safety Executive 2) Going for a 30 minute walk on at least […]

Meet the walkers – Hamish

This week’s “Meet the walkers” story comes from Hamish, who has found that tracking his steps has motivated him to start going for walks at lunchtime. “‘Your Pace or Mine’ are a team of five members of staff at Robert Gordon University based in Aberdeen, Scotland. I jumped at the chance to join the team […]

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