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Good physical health is critical for overall wellbeing. Explore this content for ideas, opinions and insight on what good physical health means to you or your employees.

The Exhaustion at Work Epidemic: Fatigued on the Job

Fatigue. It’s long-term exhaustion, low energy and motivation which can be caused by sleep deprivation, diet, mental or physical illness. Yet many of us suffer in silence.

5 signs you could be experiencing leavism

69% of employees have said leavism has occurred in their workplace in the past year, but what exactly is leavism? It’s the latest coined phrase to define working during non-paid hours or annual leave. Here’s 5 signs you could be suffering from it.

7 of the most shocking workplace health and wellbeing statistics

The health and wellbeing of employees is directly linked to their productivity. A happy and healthy workforce is a more productive workforce. But you shouldn't just take our word for it. We've pulled together seven of the most surprising health and wellbeing stats to show why it should be your top priority.

Physical Activity and Sport is a good wellbeing investment

Physical Activity and Sport is a good wellbeing investment – and we can prove it Tim Copley – Director of Insight and Performance, London Sport

World Sleep Day - are you getting a good quality night’s sleep?

World Sleep Day, organised by the World Sleep Society, is here again to celebrate sleep and highlight key issues relating to it, such as medicine, education, social aspects and driving.

Christmas survival guide: How to eat well

What springs to mind when you think about Christmas? Presents? Sleigh bells? Tinsel? But what’s the thing we all look forward to the most? You guessed it - the food!

Christmas survival guide: How to keep active

The Christmas build up has begun and in the middle of the never ending to do list, finding time to exercise can be a challenge.

How a health cash plan can support university students

Although starting university is an exciting milestone, there are lots of challenges facing students leaving home for the first time. Read about how a health cash plan can help support students at university.

How to exercise more effectively

It’s National Fitness Day, which aims to celebrate the role physical activity plays across the UK and be the most active day of the year. Here Anouska Carter discusses how to exercise more effectively.

Supporting your child at university has never been so important

Up to two thirds of students are dropping out in the first year at some of the UK's biggest universities, according to recent reports. Learn how you can better support your child at university.

Why walking briskly has brilliant benefits for your health

For National Walking Month, Rob Copeland - Professor of Physical Activity and Health at The Centre for Sport & Exercise Science, Sheffield Hallam University - talks about the major health benefits that you can gain from just 10 minutes of brisk walking per day.

How what you do in a day affects your Health and Wellbeing

Jeremy Poulson, First Team Sports Scientist at Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, discusses how what you do in a day can affect your health and wellbeing. Read more.

Top tips for a healthy workforce

We’ve recently adopted a new approach to keeping Britain’s workforce fit and healthy. Our Head of HR Fiona Lowe shares her tips for HR managers looking to support the health and wellbeing of their employees.

The relationship between physical and mental health

Many people regard physical health and mental health as two separate entities, but are they actually connected? Westfield Health CEO Jill Davies explores the theory that the two conditions are inextricably linked.

What is healthy posture?

It can be common for office workers to experience back and neck pain. So knowing how to maintain a healthy posture is really important if you want to prevent musculoskeletal injuries and stay pain free. Chartered physiotherapist Jane Morgan explains how to adopt a good sitting posture.