The wishful thinking amongst us will have heard that fidgeting helps you to burn calories – and yes, it really does. Just like any movement, fidgeting helps to keep your metabolism at a higher rate than if you were simply resting. It’s certainly not… Continue reading
Signs you have poor posture
Are your shoulders slumped?
This is probably the symptom that most people will think of when they think of poor posture. If you can move your shoulders back so that your chest isn’t leaning downwards right now, it’s a sign of poor… Continue reading
We’re pleased to announce that we will be speaking at an ‘Introduction to Workplace Health’ workshop at Archway Health Hub, on Lubenham Hill in Market Harborough, on 20 June.
The workshop, which is free to attend, is open to everyone but is particularly relevant to business owners and… Continue reading
It seems like standing desks and walking meetings are both really fashionable at the moment. But more important than the latest trends or work culture ‘must haves’, is the effect that sitting has on your health.
Information surrounding this topic can be conflicting. For example,… Continue reading
What is bad posture?
Bad posture is where muscles are regularly used in a way that causes them to become tight and painful, whilst others are not used and so become weak.
Unfortunately, prolonged poor posture can cause painful conditions that last a lifetime if they go untreated.… Continue reading
Sometimes, no matter how fit and healthy you are, it can seem like there is no escape from back pain. However, experiencing regular back pain or intermittent back pain doesn’t necessarily mean that you have a bad back – it’s often just the things you do to… Continue reading
Are you aware of how good your posture is? How are you seated as you are reading this? Some of you will be slouching, some will be sunk into the chair and some will be upright. Continue reading
A study has shown that there is confusion, misunderstanding and misconception when it comes to the new UK guidance on inactive behaviour.
The study, carried out by King’s College London, Brunel University London and the Anglia Ruskin University reveals that most Brits remain doubtful that longer periods… Continue reading
Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) are a big issue for employers; approximately one in 50 UK workers have an RSI condition. This results in sufferers taking an average of 19 days off work per year. With many law firms now specialising in the area, thousands of staff are now… Continue reading
Musculoskeletal health is a concern for all. This can cover lower back pain, neck pain, tennis elbow and many more. However, lower back pain is often a reoccurring problem for many people. Continue reading