Exercise to Improve Performance at Work
Learn How Exercising Before Work Can Boost Energy Levels and Lead to Better Performance Throughout the Day
Do you have a physically demanding job? Do you often feel exhausted or fatigued as a result? Surprisingly enough, exercising before work can actually help. Exercise keeps your energy levels high throughout the day, while fighting against fatigue. In a study published in 2008, researchers from the University of Georgia found that inactive people who normally experienced fatigue could increase energy levels by 20%, while decreasing fatigue by 65% by simply participating in regular, low-intensity exercise.
Exercise boosts your body’s fitness level and your mood, both of which contribute to overall health and well-being. This boost is a result of:
Even if you have a physically demanding job, it is important to icorporate low-intensity workouts into your schedule in order to improve your overall performance at work. Low-intensity exercises include walking, the elliptical, yoga, hiking, pilates, and so much more.
For more information and ideas about how to increase physical activity, check out the Healthy UNH physical activity blogs!