We know that physical activity helps to mitigate the risks of developing preventable diseases like cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes etc associated with a sedentary lifestyle and physical inactivity. It is also known that exercise helps to improve memory and cognition.
A recent small scale study showed that by engaging in regular exercise at work people are more engaged, less tired, more motivated and have greater energy. So make physical activity a regular part of your lunch time break.
Exercising at work to boost your productivity.
This article reveals some cutting edge research into the link between exercise and brain function. To briefly summarise, this research shows that moderate intensity exercise affects brain systems involved in working memory processes.
Brain function improved with cardio.
This article shines a light on a recent study conducted in the USA which showed that regular aerobic exercise (120 minutes per week) which gets your heart rate up and has you sweating. Increases an area of the brain which is involved with verbal learning and memory.