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 recent keynote on “Impact of Shiftwork on Sleep Cycles, Energy, & Weight” at the annual meeting of the Nuclear Medical Resource […]
The quote on this page reads, “Movement not only changes your body, it changes your mind.” Even if you exercise an hour a day, what are you doing during the remaining 23 hours? The key for energy, health, and productivity is to sit less and stand more. Why You Might Want to Sit Less There […]
It all started when I did too many “wings” in tap class (ya, don’t laugh, I take tap lessons…the oldest in my class). I pulled a groin muscle making all my regular workouts extremely painful – including running, bike riding, yoga, and even brisk walking. So, I went looking for another option…and fell in love […]