Professional Fitness for the 21st Century
26
Mar

Posture and Performance: Why Employers should not underestimate the role of posture as an essential tool for productivity

There are recognisably strong associations with mood and posture. The body and mind feed off each-other, with our bodies responding accordingly to emotion and cognitive state. This phenomenon is known as ‘embodied cognition’ and was first proposed by William James in the 1890’s...
23
Mar

A touch of green: Why Employers should consider office plant life an integral party of their corporate wellbeing strategy…

A touch of green: Why Employers should consider office plant life an integral party of their corporate wellbeing strategy… As humans have evolved, and large green spaces taken up by large cities, we are exposed to less and less plant life. Genetically we are hard-wired to live in...
20
Mar

The Facts and the Fix: Caffeine

Blog 15: The Facts and the Fix – Caffeine This blog series is not designed to judge those that partake in any of the substances mentioned in the Facts and Fix series. It is merely a statement of the facts about the effects they have on your body in the short, medium and long-term...
14
Mar

Why social media is great for a business.

Here at pro-fit we want nothing more than for our personal trainers to excel and achieve more with their businesses, which is why we have chosen to do a blog explaining why social media is so important for a business.   hope this blog helps you enter the social media sector as it...
13
Mar

The Facts and The Fix: Alcohol

This blog series is not designed to judge those that partake in any of the substances mentioned in the Facts and Fix series. It is merely a statement of the facts about the effects they have on your body in the short, medium and long-term and a possible selection of fixes should...
09
Mar

The Facts and The Fix: Smoking Tobacco

The Facts and the Fix – Smoking This blog series is not designed to judge those that partake in any of the substances mentioned in the Facts and Fix series. It is merely a statement of the facts about the effects they have on your body in the short, medium and long-term and a...
08
Mar

The Power of Mindful Walking: Why Employers should be encouraging their staff to walk mindfully for at least 30 minutes per day…

The Power of Mindful Walking: Why Employers should be encouraging their staff to walk mindfully for at least 30 minutes per day… “Movement is intrinsic to the human being, and has been since our first ancestors roamed the earth 6 million years ago. We are made to move; the...
07
Mar

Hydration Part 2: The How to Guide to staying hydrated

Part 1 of the hydration series considered the negative effects of dehydration and the positive effects of staying optimally hydrated. In this blog we will look at HOW we can achieve optimal hydration given our busy lifestyles and propensity to drink caffeine based diuretics on a...
06
Mar

Hydration Part 1 – WHY Employers should be ensuring their staff are optimally hydrated

Hydration Part 1 – WHY Employers should be ensuring their staff are optimally hydrated Water is without doubt the most critical nutrient in the human body. The average human body is composed of 57-60% water, the human brain is 95% water, our blood 82%, and our lungs nearly 90%....
04
Mar

Neuroplasticity Part 2 – Increasing your brains Neuroplasticity: a 5 Step ‘HOW TO’ Guide

Neuroplasticity Part 2 – Increasing your brains Neuroplasticity: a 5 Step ‘HOW TO’ Guide In the last blog I covered the concept of Neuroplasticity and it’s importance in the workplace. To briefly re-cap, Neuroplasticity is the brains ability to re-shape itself physiologically and...