January 12, 2017
By: Heather Lielmanis
At the beginning of each year, many of us set new goals for ourselves in hopes of making the year ahead the best year yet. We often think first of our wellness, and resolve to live a more active, healthy lifestyle. But, how do we do this, exactly?
The turn of a new year does not mean that our lives change significantly. When we return to work after the holidays, empowered with good intentions, we still work at the same desk, in the same building, with the same work expectations set upon us.
Well, in order to stick to our resolutions, we need to make a few changes to our daily lives. Here is a list of 10 simple things that you can do to easily integrate movement into your workday.
If you have resolved to be healthier in 2017, this list is for you.
If you have heard about the benefits of a more active work day, and want to do something about it, this list is for you.
If you simply find yourself sitting for too long every day, this list is for you.
Do what you can to integrate these ideas into your daily life, and let us know how these ideas are working for you! Even better, please share any ideas we haven't captured in this checklist. We'd love to hear how you are integrating movement into your daily life.
Today, on International Women’s Day, I have chosen to profile Laurel Walzak, the female co-founder of Fitneff Inc. Laurel has been successful in so many areas of her career - first as a trailblazer in the sports business industry, then as an entrepreneur and most recently as an Assistant Professor of Sports Media at Ryerson University.
Laurel also spends a great deal of her time and energy outside the office in efforts to advance the careers of young women who are making their start. I asked Laurel some important questions about the role of women in business, and the role that she plays in advocating for other women in her life.
You could say that Jim Wachtel occupies a front-row seat in the corporate health and wellness industry. And, because of his job as a health care cost-containment strategist, he spends a lot of time in that seat, whether it’s in his office, in his car, or on an airplane travelling for work.
Now, he's literally taking steps toward better health without compromising his productivity. Read how he's no longer sitting down on the job with the Walktop Treadmill desk by Fitneff.