The bottom line: It's time to get moving.
For example, I have seen an employee, while seated in a conference, dangling two pedometers (of the type dispensed by the
The 10,000-steps-a-day recommendation has nothing to do with sedentary, fast-food-drenched circa-2015 America. Rather, the recommendation first popped up in a very different food and environment: 1960s Japan.
Because their sole purpose is to track steps, pedometers show even the smallest changes in physical activity. You can't get distracted by other bells and whistles, so instead you'll see the difference taking the stairs instead of the elevator truly makes.
The cheapest and by far the easiest tip I can give you right off the bat is to start drinking plain old hot water. Hot water is the first thing I drink every morning and the last thing I drink every night. I drink it throughout the day as well.
The declining costs of hardware components, the ubiquity of smartphones and the need for consumers to cut their medical costs
Wouldn't it be great if your employees felt as accountable for their own health as they do for other aspects of the company?
It seems like every time I read the tech section of a magazine or newspaper lately, I encounter another device that promises
I am also somewhat tech-deficient. I don't have a Kindle (but I don't really want one.) I don't have an iPad (about which I'm somewhat more ambivalent.) I do not have a GPS and my relationship with Siri is fractious at best. But my husband bought me a FitBit a month ago.
While the benefits of joining a gym are innumerable, the first step to healthy living may just be taking the stairs instead