The Alberta Centre for Active Living completed a systematic review on workplace interventions that focus on increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behavior. The data attained provides practitioners and decision-makers with information on choosing and implementing effective workplace interventions.
Jacquelyn Smith, of Forbes, features the 10 best exercises to do at your desk. Employees often claim they are too busy to fit exercise into their day; however, this slideshow demonstrates there are plenty of ways to get your heart rate going between daily tasks.
Canadians’ physical activity could have a substantial impact on the economy. According to a report by The Conference Board of Canada, getting just 10 per cent of Canadian adults to sit less and move more would reduce Canada’s health care costs by $2.6 billion and inject $7.5 billion into the Canadian economy by the year 2040.