‘Four hours to walk off pizza calories’ warning works, experts say

Food packs should display how much exercise a person would need to take to burn off the calories contained in the product, UK researchers say.

Appreciating it would take four hours to walk off the calories in a pizza or 22 minutes to run off a chocolate bar creates an awareness of the energy cost of food,

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What Is The Best Time Of The Day To Exercise?

Did you know the best time to work out is in the late morning, as your levels of testosterone are high, this hormone helps you to build muscle.

Testosterone is responsible for muscle growth. Excellent for getting you strong and fit. Because of your increased testosterone, your body can also handle stress better in the morning. Another pro for the workout.

Also, in the morning, you’re at your tallest with your joints at their best, and you should be at your freshest. You’ve woken up from a rejuvenating sleep. You’re on your way to being energized and incredibly alert. 

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We don’t need gyms to reopen. We never really needed them in the first place.

Some surveys have suggested that, contrary to expectations, gym closures and lockdowns have prompted previously inactive people to move more.

The absence of gyms has broadened our idea of what “exercise” means and, in some ways, made it more accessible to people who previously recoiled at the word.

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The Benefits of Encouraging a Healthy Workforce

Greater physical activity is associated with better mental, as well as physical, health. And it might also be linked to greater worker productivity, and thus faster economic growth. That is the conclusion of a new report from rand Europe, a think-tank, that was commissioned by Vitality, a British health insurer.

How to encourage workers to become more active? Incentives are useful but only if they have conditions; giving all employees subsidised gym membership does not seem to work. 

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