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Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:33
- Team Personal Best is part of the official inspiration programme of the Summer of World Athletics, created to develop grassroots athletics
- Festival of athletics continues with a host of Team Personal Best events held and more than 100 other events also signed up so far
- Do something special to get involved this summer, Team Personal Best is open to anyone and everyone
Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:17
By Lee Goodwin, M.A. in Physical Activity and Health
Sitting for lengthy and uninterrupted periods during a working day has been associated with poor health and chronic disease in office workers. To counteract the negative effects of prolonged sitting, guidelines recommend that office workers gradually work towards standing and moving for two to four hours during an eight-hour working day (halved for part-time employees). Interchanging between standing, moving and sitting throughout the day helps maintain a flexible balance, which is optimal for employee and organisational health in the long term.
Posted: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:51
Workplace Challenge have partnered with Cancer Research UK to get workplaces involved in Race for Life 2017. Sign up at raceforlife.org and use the code WPCRFL17. Workplaces can also set up a group and this helps participants to track their team entries and fundraising. You will be walked through the process on the screen and could be a great way to set up a company team!