You may have spotted the adverts on TV for a new national campaign encouraging millions of people to kickstart their health and reduce the risk of serious illness, including COVID-19.
Part of the government’s new obesity strategy, the campaign offers free tools that will help to support people who want to work towards a healthier weight.
The Better Health campaign includes a new app for the free 12-week NHS weight loss plan. This can help you to:
It’s the perfect accompaniment to Fuse, our own occupational health portal and app.
The campaign website offers links to online exercises, as well as weight-loss plans, to help kickstart your healthier lifestyle.
Other helpful tools, include a BMI calculator, health quiz and apps for recipes, reading food labels, daily walks and running.
As many people continue to work from home, the impact of this and the coronavirus lockdown are starting to affect the health and wellbeing of employees.
As well as the new work-related health issues, highlighted in our recent survey, any inactivity will also increase the risk of putting on more weight than is healthy.
You can find out more at the Better Health website.
Businesses who want to offer extra support to their employees in these changing times can also use our own occupational health services.
Our team of experts can offer specialist advice in everything from nutrition and fitness, to personal training and managing mental health.
If you’d like more information about how we can improve health and wellbeing in your workplace, get in touch with our team today.
Posted by Louise Grieb on
25 August 2020 at 11:30 AM
Health & WellbeingOccupational Health