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January, 2018

Your ultimate guide to the year in sport

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Your ultimate guide to the year in sport

Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:45

Don't miss a thing in 2018 with your exclusive sporting calendar featuring 100 of the biggest events being staged in the UK this year.

Tags: 2018, Calendar, Sport

Mental health of workplaces at the heart of EMD UK, Mind and group exercise providers partnership

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Mental health of workplaces at the heart of EMD UK, Mind and group exercise providers partnership

Posted: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:56

EMD UK, the national governing body for group exercise, has partnered with mental health charity Mind and group exercise providers in a workplace health programme. The programme aims to increase the physical and mental wellbeing of employees whose business signs up to the scheme, and provide employers with the skills to promote positive overall health in their workplace.

Tags: EMD UK, workplace health, MIND, mental health

We Came Top 3 in December!

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We Came Top 3 in December!

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:10

Leicester-Shire and Rutland made the top 3 in the country in terms of new sign ups for the 2018 Active Workplace Challenge. Well done everyone for your hard work! Now lets try and make top 3 every month, by encouraging your work colleagues to sign up as well!

Tags: Workplace Challenge, Challenge, Workplace, Health, Fitness

TURN BLUE MONDAY RED

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TURN BLUE MONDAY RED

Posted: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:20

Monday 15th January 2018, has been identified as the gloomiest day of the year. But our partners at DW Fitness First have something to give everyone spirits a lift – they are offering free access to all of their clubs across the UK. Turning Blue Monday red, DW Fitness First aims to lift the nation's mood by allowing everyone to hit the gym for free all day.

Tags: DW Fitness First, Blue Monday, Mental Health, Gym, Fitness

How to Plan and Track your Route

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How to Plan and Track your Route

Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:44

Whether you are going for a ten minute stroll at lunchtime or a 10 mile run after work; here are our suggestions for the best route planning and tracking apps and websites on the market today. There are many of these tools out there at the moment, so it is important to find the best one to suit your needs.

Tags: Workplace Challenge, Challenge, Workplace, Health, Running, Fitness

Active Workplace Challenge Competitions Now Announced

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Active Workplace Challenge Competitions Now Announced

Posted: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:13

The 2018 Active Workplace Challenge is well underway having started on the 8th January. The first set of competitions have been announced, so why not make a great start to 2018 by entering a team from your workplace!

Tags: Workplace Challenge, Challenge, Workplace, Health, Fitness, #GetStarted, Fun

Make Every Minute Count in 2018!

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Make Every Minute Count in 2018!

Posted: Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:00

The 2018 Active Workplace Challenge will be launching on the 8th January, so there's no better time to start introducing physical activity into your working day. Just a simple ten minutes of activity here and there will make a big difference to your overall health- and here are a few ideas of how to introduce physical activity in your workplace.

Tags: Health, Fitness, #GetStarted, Get Active, Workplace Challenge, Walking, Active Lunch

Move More and Sit Less in 2018!

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Move More and Sit Less in 2018!

Posted: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 10:00

The dangers of sitting for extended periods of time have never been more apparent. So make it your target for 2018 to break up your sitting time in creative and active ways- try not to sit for longer than an hour! By breaking up your sitting time your health can improve drastically for now and the future.

Tags: Health, Fitness, #GetStarted, Get Active, Workplace Challenge, Competition, Activity Log Challenge

MAKING TIME TO EXERCISE: NEW CAMPAIGN TO GET WORKERS MORE ACTIVE

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MAKING TIME TO EXERCISE: NEW CAMPAIGN TO GET WORKERS MORE ACTIVE

Posted: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 08:00

  • 2018 Active Workplace Challenge launches January 8th
  • Campaign aims to tackle inactivity amongst England's working population
  • Get involved and track your activity online

Tags: CSPN, Challenge, Health At Work, Sport England, Logging, Launch, Prizes, Business, Resolution

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