Browsing articles tagged with " workplace"
Jun
18
2013

Stress-relieving workout

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You pull out the driveway and spill coffee over you as you head to work. You can’t change clothes because you’re already 15 minutes late with road construction ahead. You want to toss your now empty coffee cup out the window, but that will have to wait. When clients have days like this, only one [...]

May
31
2013

One exercise to make work better

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What if you could be happier, get stronger, socialize more and do this all at work with minimal commitment?  For a group of middle aged offices workers it happened. The recent study, published in May, took mostly women from occupations with a high rate of muscle pain and discomfort and gave them one exercise; the [...]

Dec
3
2012

Best Chair for Work

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Is there a way to make the workplace more pleasant? According to a survey done by Staples Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., your chair may make a difference. The study found that 86 percent of office workers report some discomfort from their office furniture and equipment, and that more than 1 in 3 [...]

Jul
27
2012

Fitness for firefighters

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There are over 1 million firefighters that work in the United States.  The job requirements of the firefighter vary but can include actives such as extracting people from cars and buildings, being the emergency first responders, and general community service.  As fire prevention technology becomes more advanced the roll of the firefighter has evolved as [...]