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Health Benefits of Stair Climbing

Date: 13 May 2014

 

Stair climbing is officially classified by the Department of Health and the American College of Sports Medicine as ‘vigorous exercise’.

It burns more calories a minute than jogging and research shows it builds fitness, muscle tone and cardiovascular health. Regular stair climbing protects against conditions including heart attack and stroke.

With stairs all around us, it’s an excellent way of keeping healthy and staying in shape.

 

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Stress & Absence - 2014

New research from OnePoll on behalf of life insurance provider Friends Life found that one UK employee in six (16%) called in sick because of stress in the past year (2013), at a cost to employers of more than £460 million in wasted wages per day.

Savings!

One firm Hewitt Associates, who implemented a wellbeing initiative including stress management advice two years ago, beleives the wellbeing programme saves £700,000 a year.

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