Discover how you can improve posture and avoid injury at work with our workstation ergonomics questionnaire. In order to assess whether your workstation is set up correctly, please answer the questions as accurately and honestly as possible. In a ergonomically correct work environment, all questions should be answered in the affirmative. If the reply to any of these questions is no, action should be taken to optimise your workstation and avoid any possible office-related injuries before they arise. You may be able to do this yourself or with the help of your manager, union or health and safety representative.
The plank is one of the best (if not ‘the’ best) exercises for strengthening the core area as it works so many muscle groups in the shoulders, abdomen and back. For many people, the plank can be a nemesis, but it doesn’t have to be like that. In this post, we have outlined 6 top tips for performing the plank effectively.
Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are common during prolonged spells of hot weather. For this reason, the Government has issued health warnings so as to prevent them from occurring. However, it is important to remember that this information is relevant for exposure to sunshine at any time of year. Here are some top tips for keeping cool in hot weather.
Are you looking to improve your running form? Or do you feel that you don’t have enough pop in your ankles or kick in your hips? Well, take a look at this video from Mark Buckingham, a member of the British Triathlon Team and TriGold squad. He offers advice to kick start some good quality movement patterns which will help you to improve your running form.
Following the recent Royal Chelsea Flower Show, some of you may have the green-finger bug. Did you know that gardening was one of the household activities that most commonly causes back pain? Before venturing out into the garden, here are five top tips for back pain prevention while gardening.