Spacer Physical Activity @ Work inner page Physical Activity at Work: Bringing Physical Activity into the Workday

Before You Start > Benefits of Physical Activity @ Work

Stretching at photocopierThis section includes two parts: “Why Be Active?” and “Bottom-Line Benefits of Physical Activity @ Work.”

“Why Be Active?” gives you information about the many benefits of physical activity in general. Read “Why Be Active?” to find out how much activity you need to stay healthy and how to become and stay active.

Use the second section, “Bottom-Line Benefits of Physical Activity @ Work,” to persuade your boss that supporting physical activity during the workday pays off. These very real benefits include:

  • improved productivity and employee morale
  • reduced employee stress, injuries, and disability and health-care costs
  • reduced absenteeism and turnover

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