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Fitness and Health

Is Trying Too Hard Hurting Your Productivity? Here Are 4 Ways to Boost Your Productivity When You Feel Lazy This Winter

It might sound unfair, but cold weather affects your work performance. That means you're less efficient in the winter. But, that doesn't mean you don't have any control over it – here are four ways you can boost your productivity this winter and counter these productivity-lowering seasonal effects!

Sedentary Lifestyle Has Both Short and Long Term Effects

Eating better and becoming more active are usually the first steps in a short-term goal to lose weight. Unfortunately, having this type of “beginning and end” mentality (as in “I’ll diet and exercise until I reach my goal weight and then I can stop”) is not the best strategy for overall health. And in fact, it can be de-motivating and likely one of the reasons so many of us give up too soon.

Fit Kids Have Better Brains

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Your young child will be much better able to pay attention in school if he or she is physically fit. Researchers at the University of Illinois have found that 9- and 10-year-olds who are more aerobically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in their brains - both which are desirable qualities which are important for faster and more efficient nerve activity.

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