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Sky Wellbeing - Positive Health Ideas

Welcome to Sky Wellbeing, where we aim to provide information on all things health. We offer a range of in house massage services. These are available throughout the week at the Osterley, Dunfermline and Livingston sites at a low rate.

For information on the massages in Scotland and to book an appointment, click on the Massages Scotland tab at the top.

For information on the massages in Osterley and to book an appointment, visit the Gym website 

Some food for thought....

We all know the importance of getting the right nutrients into our bodies, but it can be hard to get everything needed through eating alone. That’s where supplements come in to play. Every week there is a new pill propping up the shelves of Holland and Barrett and other health food stores. With so many options and so much conflicting information, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed in the supplement aisle. Click on the food for thought tab above for more information.....

Sky Massages

 

Why not de-stress or relieve some tension with one of our many massages offered in Livingston & Dunfermline. Only £15 for a half an hour session. If you are in Osterley, visit the Sky Gym website to book your appointment

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GET BRITAIN STANDING

Do you spend more than 4 hours a day sitting?

Constant sitting in the workplace can be harming your health and putting you at greater risk of cardiovascular disease.

Find out how much time you spend sitting in an average working day with Get Britain Standing's
Sitting Calculator. Click on the link above for information on how to keep moving throughout the day.... 

 

 

"If you can keep yourself physically fit and mentally alert, and have time to relax, then you will perform better than people who work every minute of the day and never manage to break away from work." - Sir Richard Branson 

 

The Facts - Healthy employees = a healthy business

  • People in "good" health are up to 20% more productive than those in "poor" health (1)
  • Health promotion programmes can have a positive impact on employee health producing a return of £6.19 for every £1 invested (2)
  • Workplace absence stands at 8 days per employee, costing the average employer £666 per employee per year (3)
  • The annual economic costs of sickness absence and worklessness are estimated to be over £100 billion
  • Individuals with five or more risk factors are twice as likely to be absent from work that individuals with two risk factors (4)

 

Sources:

  1. Boles M, Pelletier B, Lynch W. The relationship between health risks and work productivity. J Occup Environ Med 2004: vol 46(7); pages 737-745.
  2. Mills, P.R., Kessler, R.C., Cooper, J., & Sullivan, S. Impact of a health promotion program on employee health risks and work productivity. Am J of Health Promot 2007: vol 22 (1): pages 45-53.
  3. CIPD annual absence management survey 2008
  4. Musich S, Hook D, Baaner S, Edington DW. The association of two productivity measures with health risks and medical conditions in an Australian employee population. Am J Health Promot 2006: vol 20; pages 353-363