Agile Employees Perform Better

Corporations that promote physical activities and sports help to improve not only the health of their employees but also their job performances.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Implementing a physical exercise program in the workplace, could be the solution to the problems of sickness absence and low staff performance as well as helping to change unhealthy lifestyle habits.

Diana Lucia Salas in her article in Elfinancierocr.com writes, "Take into account that the situation is a win-win, because the worker, on a personal level, gains significant improvements in their physical condition.

If you are still not convinced, remember that the decline in occupational physical activity over the past 50 years has been a significant factor in the obesity epidemic affecting men and women in the U.S., according to a study entitled "Trends in the U.S. over 5 Decades, Occupation-Related Physical Activity and Their Associations with Obesity, " published recently.

Aerobics, yoga, tae-bo, dance and focused exercises filled the agenda over four days in the auditorium at Groupo Nacion. "



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