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Study suggests that working atmosphere is holding employees from achieving their fitness goals

New research suggests that the Britishers are not able to achieve their fitness goals due to hectic schedules. On the other hand, the Britishers often work extra hours to make sure that they complete their work.

Perkbox Medical was the mind behind the survey. Moreover, Perkbox did conduct a study of around 2,850 people. Among those people, 45% of the people were English. During a recent study, the Brits said that they are unable to walk 10,000 steps every day due to the working hours. Moreover, the Brits also said that they are not able to walk much during their working hours.

The report also suggests that around 58% of the Britishers are trying to reach the goal where they would walk approximately 10,000 steps each day. In addition to this, 71% of the Brits also said that they are still struggling when it comes to hitting the number of 10,000 steps in a day. If people do not walk for around 10,000 steps, then there is a highly likely chance that they are subjected to a completely sedentary lifestyle.

When a person works 9-5, it suggests that the person is sitting a lot in those hours. Moreover, these people do not spend a lot of time to relax and walk. On the other hand, from working 9-5 also signifies that these people might be sitting at one place for a long time. In addition to this, the average adult in the United Kingdom spends 9.5 hours a day sedentary.

By the looks of it, this also contributes to hosting severe medical issues such as anxiety, depression, type two diabetes, certain kinds of cancer, high blood pressure. The survey did also reveal that around 73% of the students would attempt to reach approximately 10,000 a day so that they could maintain their mental health. Physical fitness is essential when it comes to life longers and disease-free

Around 45% of people also said that they aren’t able to reach their goals as they do not walk a lot working. Not be able to walk for a decent amount of time usually puts the employees’ health at risk. Moreover, the stress which had become part and parcel of workplaces has become a massive concern for most people. Regular exercise has a positive impact on a person’s mental health. Activities allow to improve memory, relieves stress, boosts mood, and also improves sleeping habits.

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Kate Lavin

Kate is the editor of Pharma Trak, which provides tips and actionable advice to pharma business executives. She joins the Pharma Trak team with nearly 20 years of full-time journalism experience, including a decade managing a wine industry trade magazine in California. Kate graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in print journalism, and her journalism career has included the newsrooms of daily papers across the United States.


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