While it’s tempting to put your nose to the grindstone to get things done, remember that mental concentration works similarly to a muscle in that it becomes fatigued after sustained use and needs a rest break. And, just as taking a rest between workouts or even sets of weights helps to make us stronger, taking breaks during the day will make us more productive.
“Our operators can’t take a break. They are monitoring critical operations.” “Unless you’re a smoker” (chimes in a second participant, followed by a lot of head nodding). This was part of the discussion during my keynote on “Impact of Shiftwork on Sleep Cycles, Energy, & Weight” at an annual meeting of the Nuclear Medical Resource Professionals. […]
It’s embarrassing when the little old ladies in my yoga class can do all the abs movements in yoga class….and I have to stop halfway through. I tell myself that I really should work on my abs…but I don’t. Do you want to be healthier? Get more exercise? Lose weight? Get stronger abs? Then, why […]
You’ve heard about the 7-minute workout? And, what’s even better than that? The One-Minute Workout! I’m Dr. Jo – and I created Dr. Jo’s One-Minute Workout more than 25 years ago when I hit the road as a professional speaker. I was looking for a quick way to stay in shape anytime, anywhere. And with […]
Like to stay in shape on business trips, but hate working out in the hotel gym? Me, too! As a health and wellness speaker, I spend a lot of time on the road presenting on Business Travel Health, Stress Management, and Managing Fatigue in the Workplace to companies and conventions. In preparing for the third […]