Don’t Sit On This Problem

Human bodies are built to be in motion.

But in todays workplace, most of us sit more than 9 hours a dayat our desks, in meetings and on our commutes. Prolonged sitting harms us physically, mentally and emotionally. And the kicker: it hurts our productivity, too. Two-thirds of employees feel disengaged, dispirited and fatigued at work, and sedentary behavior is a leading cause.

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Not All Calories are Created Equally

fit tipDo you meticulously count calories to stay fit? We hate to break it to you, but a 150-calorie brownie is not the same as 150 calories worth of broccoli. But what about that age-old weight loss saying, “Calories in vs. calories out?” Well, it’s true that a calorie is a calorie regardless of its source, but not all calories have the same effect on your body, and that’s the real key! Here’s what you should be eating to get the most bang for your calorie’s buck:

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Go Out for Lunch. Seriously!

Go Out for Lunch. Seriously!

lunchHow do you spend your lunch break? Are you hunched over your keyboard chowing down on a sandwich?

Or are you on the phone trying to sneak in bites while the other person talks? Both ways are common, and both ways are too sedate. Read more