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Category Archives: Work

3 Ways to Build Healthy Habits in the Workplace

If you have a fairly sedentary job, you may have noticed that it can be easy to let the pounds creep up. And it’s not just the prolonged sitting or job stress that influences our habits. Turns out our office … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Having a Healthy Tasting at Work

Maggie and Lisa cooking meatless

Whenever our at-work TOPS chapter needs a little pick-me-up, I like to plan a healthy tasting. In the past, we’ve made our own salsa, sampled unique fruits and veggies and even tried blended spinach in a smoothie. The above picture … Continue reading

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Reduce Stress at Work With Yoga

Woman with glasses doing yoga at desk

We recently wrapped up a 4-week series of yoga classes for employees here at TOPS Headquarters. The series focused on reducing stress and provided a perfect opportunity to relax, reboot and calm our buzzing minds during the work day. I … Continue reading

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3 Stretches to Try if You Sit at a Desk

Maggie doing seated hip stretch

If you have an office job, your typical day might look like this: sitting in a car while on your way to work; sitting at your desk while at work; sitting in a meeting or two; sitting in your car … Continue reading

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Get Excited About Exercise with a Walking Challenge

TOPS Walking Track

Do you know the excitement you feel when you try on a brand new pair of workout shoes or sign up for a 5K? Does this help give you the extra motivation you need to hit the gym or head … Continue reading

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Making Fitness Fun for Employees

Physical Activity Bingo

It’s no secret that sitting for prolonged periods is bad for your waistline. However, you may not be aware of just how bad it can be for your overall health. Research from Northwestern University found that people who spend more … Continue reading

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3 Seated Resistance Band Exercises

Seated Shoulder Press

While it’s always nice to be able to take a brisk walk during the workday, sometimes leaving your desk just isn’t possible. Keeping a resistance band at your desk or workspace is a simple and convenient way to fit in … Continue reading

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Tips for a Healthier Workday

Businessman Raising Arms

The average adult spends the majority of his or her day at work. Even if your workday includes a trip to the gym afterwards, it’s the choices you make during the workday that can have a significant impact on your … Continue reading

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A Quick and Filling Snack for Work

Egg Cupcakes

A while back I shared a recipe for egg cupcakes in my blog. If your New Year’s resolution involves eating better, check out this past posting for an eggs-cellent idea (please excuse the bad pun—I couldn’t help myself.) Ah, the … Continue reading

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