This week we bring you our five ‘TOP TIPS’ when it comes to supercharging your productivity by exercising. There is a lot to consider, though striking the right balance can prove pivotal to your success - in the workplace!
KEEPING YOURSELF ALERT
Exercise dramatically increases the flow of blood to the brain and brings greater awareness. Whether it is walking, running, weight-lifting or even yoga, find something which works for you in more ways than one - and get the boost you require! It is better to exercise before the start of your working day. Research shows you will benefit more when working out in the morning rather than during the day.
IMPROVE ENERGY LEVELS
Exercise gives your body the power to enhance its ability to transfer glucose and oxygen to your brain and throughout the body. This, as a direct result, increases your energy levels. This is not time bound. Whether you workout before your make it to the office, or after you have left, energy levels will improve. Fatigue will come but this will become less and less the more you go through the hard yards - away from the workplace.
STRIKE A BETTER BALANCE
Research has proven that people who plan their workout as part of a ‘to-do list’ have less trouble when it comes to finding an ideal work-life balance. If you are tired, or are running out of hours in the day, be sure to not eliminate exercise. It can be exactly what is needed to help maintain a clear and calm state of mind.
ENHANCE BRAIN FUNCTION
You need to be keep your brain sharp and exercise has the power to assist with this, your brain being a human being’s greatest single asset. When your brain is operating at full capacity, you focus better, concentrate harder and make far better decisions as a result. This is vital if you wish to become more efficient in the workplace.
FIND YOUR SPARK
Exercise can be the perfect remedy if you become stuck on a subject or stalled on an idea. A short stroll, even indoors, can be absolutely ideal and has the power to trigger a response or burst of creativity. Studies show that a person when walking can increase their creative output by up to 60%.