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3 Extras You Need in a Business Office

Getting through the workday can be tough. Being on the job all day can become tiring and stressful for you and your employees. It's a good idea to find things that can help alleviate your workload and allow you to enjoy yourself.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics states the average workday for employed persons with children runs about 8.8 hours. This is a huge chunk of your day, and it’s important to make the most of this time. One way to accomplish this goal is by adding extras to your business office. Here are a few ideas you should consider for making work more fun and less stressful.

Put in a water cooler

It’s no secret that drinking water throughout the day can enable you to feel your best. There are numerous studies that show the health benefits of staying well-hydrated.

One way to accomplish this goal is by relying on office water dispensers ideally placed throughout the workspace. This is one of the most efficient ways for your employees to have this liquid refreshment essential for life and shown to improve focus and energy levels.

Listed below are ways adding more water to your day can assist in improving health:

1.  Remove toxins – You can ingest a lot of things that aren’t good for your body. These are referred to as toxins and having too many of these can cause you to feel sluggish and create a negative impact on your well-being. However, consuming water can assist in removing these from your system.

2.  Improve skin – Looking younger may be on the to-do list of most people as the years continue to pass. Water can help plump up the skin and help you appear younger than your age.

Vending machines

Satisfying hunger throughout the workday can be tough. Even though you may go out to lunch or pack your meal having a snack can boost your energy levels.

Adding vending machines and having a breakroom is a great way for you to get through the day. Your employees can sit down and relax when it’s time for scheduled breaks.  This is one of the best ways to relax the mind and get refreshed daily on the job.

Exercise room

Ensuring your employees are fit and in good health can increase the likelihood of having a more productive team. It can be a challenge for most full-time employees to go to a gym because of a demanding schedule.

Adding a space that is specifically dedicated to exercise is ideal for your staff. Below are some types of equipment you can put in this area:

1.  Treadmill – Walking can strengthen the heart and assist in weight management. Treadmills offer a broad range of benefits and usually offer a variety of levels that can be adjusted based on the fitness level of the individual.

2.  Free weights – There is nothing that will tone the body better than lifting weights. This can increase muscle mass and accomplish this can burn calories at a much faster rate than fat.

3.  Resistance bands – Getting stronger is important when it comes to having good health. One simple way to do this is by having a variety of resistance bands in your exercise area. These can be used to tone the body and are an inexpensive addition to this room.

Doing what you can to make your office a happier and more productive place is important for getting things done. Choosing the best ways to do this may create a more positive working environment for all of you and your employees!



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