FitClub Fitness Studio
|Posted on September 22, 2015 at 8:35 AM|
It is National Work-Life Week starting on Monday 21st September with the aim of highlighting the importance of maintaining a healthy work/life balance.
Having a lifestyle mix of work, family and health is an important challenge many of us face today with studies showing that those working 55 hours a week or more have a 35% increased risk of suffering a stroke than those who work 40 hours or less.
Maintaining work and a healthy lifestyle is one of the most challenging aspects her clients face and she even struggles at times.
“Finding the right balance between family, work and looking after yourself can be very stressful and it’s often difficult to get the mix right. We can end up sacrificing our own wellbeing to work or spending time with the family but in the end if we aren’t looking after our health then everything suffers.”
“Regular exercise boosts energy levels make you feel more alert and happier. It can really make a huge amount of difference in how you perform at work and helps clear your mind and put everything else in perspective.”
Here are five easy tips on how you can make improvements in your work-life balance.
* Work out with your partner
* Don’t try and do everything yourself
* Take up Yoga
* Dedicate 30 minutes a day of quite time for you
* Join in our 30 minute exercise sessions.