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Avatraxx fitness app changes our habits with personalised avatars

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Avatraxx is a fitness app that uses personalised avatars to help people change habits, with tailor-made programmes that set them up on realistic programmes that will help them lead healthier lives and prevent future health issues. The avatars show the users their changing body shapes over time as they get healthier or unhealthier, depending on their […]

Are your executives hiding their stress from you?

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Three quarters of business leaders have admitted that the last two years have been incredibly stressful, but they had hidden that stress from their team. This is according to a major new report from Capitalise, the small business platform that gives small businesses and their adviser transparency and control over their business finance all in one […]

Millions of adults over 40 feel ‘held back’ in their careers because of failing eyesight

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A survey of 1,500 UK employed adults aged between 40 and 60 found just under a third feel ‘stuck in a rut’ when it comes to their employment. And one in 10 blame their deteriorating eyesight for not plucking up the courage to do something different in their line of work. Almost half (49 per […]

Brits struggling to fit exercise into their lives

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Research of 2,000 adults found 32 per cent feel they would ‘never’ be successful when it comes to trying to stick to an exercise plan, while 28 per cent feel the same about eating healthily or losing weight. As a result, of those who have tried to change their eating habits, they lasted an average […]

Feeling run down? Here are 20 strategies to avoid colds and winter bugs

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Brits have revealed their strategies for avoiding colds and other winter illnesses this year – including wiping down door handles, getting more sleep, and eating lots of spicy foods. A study of 2,000 adults found 58 per cent think their immune system has been weakened by months of isolation due to the pandemic. As a […]

Yoga, cycling and lifting weights: The exercises that make Brits happiest

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A study of 2,000 adults found the average person has a glow for up to an hour and 25 minutes after yoga, and one hour and 21 minutes after cycling. And lifting weights sees them feeling happy for an hour and 15 minutes. It also emerged adults believe they need to exercise for around 40 […]

54% of UK adults use alcohol to de-stress after work

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More than half of UK workers use alcohol to de-stress after a hard day or week, whilst 62% confess to using alcohol as a reward for work success and achievements. The team at www.totiuss.com conducted research to determine which professions rely the most on alcohol to de-stress at the end of the day; as well […]

Rethink required for tackling work-related MSK disorders

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Musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders have always been a cause of workplace absence. With Covid-related factors likely to increase the prevalence of such problems and also making in-person appointments harder to access, employers need to rethink the solution. Brett Hill, distribution director for Towergate Health & Protection, said: “MSK issues are a ticking time-bomb. We need to […]

Would you cycle to work if there were better facilities at your office?

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Employers should be doing more to encourage staff to start commuting into the office by bicycle, suggests research from Graham Coffey & Co.Solicitors. Ahead of Cycle to Work Day (August 5th), the specialist law firm surveyed more than 1,500 people to better understand attitudes towards cycling safety and what can be done to make cycling […]

Study shines light on UK attitudes to employee benefits

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Wetones asked employees at 133 workplaces across the UK how their health and wellbeing needs and habits have changed, and whether updated benefits packages from their employers would help to support their wellbeing. What they discovered highlighted a gap between company benefit schemes and employee lifestyles. So how can companies get up to date with […]