It is a generally accepted truth that employees who look after themselves are good for business. People who eat sensibly, don’t smoke, and exercise regularly are less likely to miss work due to health problems. In fact, employees who engage in regular exercise at work may actually be more productive and happier than their more sedentary counterparts.
Perhaps your company can free up some time, space and resources to encourage some cardiovascular activity onsite. Or you can carve out some time in your own day to dedicate towards exercising. As the infographic below from Gist suggests, as little as 30-60 minutes of exercise during the workday may have an impressive impact on your employees’ productivity: