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Physical inactivity has long been linked to a range of health conditions and emerging research shows that sitting for long periods of time doesn’t just lead to a bigger waistline, but can result in some really serious illnesses.Most people have a pretty clear idea of what’s good for them and what’s not. We all want to eat healthily; get plenty of exercise and not give into bad habits. But it’s not always that easy, especially when at work.You can probably remember a time when you grabbed a chocolate bar from the vending machine, even though you knew an apple was better for you. Why do we so often make decisions that aren’t really the best choices for us?When we’re busy at work, it can be easy to prioritise workload over wellbeing and you might feel like it’s difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle when on the job.This course is here to help. We’ll focus on some of the daily choices you can make that will help your work life be happier, healthier and more productive.Key InsightsBe active - You can squeeze in extra activity during your day, you just need to think about it differently.Take a walk - Adding a short walk into your work day means you get your blood pumping back around your body, helping to lose some calories as well as give you the headspace to return ready to work more efficiently.Start your day right - Simple things like parking your car further away from where you work, getting off the bus a couple of stops early or even cycling to work, gives you a fantastic, active start to the day without taking up too much of your time.Go and see your colleagues - Break free from the dreaded e-mail chain, get up and go and speak to your colleagues face to face.