Health And Physical Activity News

The American Heart Association reports that walking 10,000 steps per day can help reduce the risk of initial heart attacks by 90%.
August 4, 2015
There have been many inventions that are designed to increase physical activity and fitness in the workplace... here is a list of options that can encourage personal fitness, wellness and employee productivity.
The design strategies involved in green buildings involve encouraging workers to be physically active and even encourage napping. All of which may help reduce obesity and increase productivity.
July 28, 2015
Sleep is for the weak they say... After all, it's impossible to be productive if you are, in fact, unconscious. But new research on sleep and productivity suggests otherwise.
Eating locally has beneficial effects that extend beyond improving your personal health.
September 7, 2014
Eating locally doesn’t just mean a delighted palate, it’s a way to support positive economic, environmental & social developments. In short, keeping your community alive and well!
A decrease in heart disease and reduction of depression among men and older riders are potential benefits of free bike sharing programs.
September 6, 2014
A 2014 study finds a decrease in heart disease and a reduction in depression among men and older riders in bicycle sharing programs.
Designing for active occupants inside buildings can incorporate the use of stationary bikes.
April 15, 2014
Approximately one in three people in US are overweight. Should our building and urban design be promoting a healthier lifestyle?
January 23, 2014
When it comes to relevant, cutting-edge science for LEED professionals, you might not think about psychology. But, in fact, the link between green spaces and positive well-being is ever deepening.

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