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Working out in the office doesn’t lower productivity

Research we’re watching Some women squeeze in exercise by using active workstations, which enable them to move more during the workday. But you may wonder: will this type of multitasking make you less productive on the job? A study in the May issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise says it doesn’t appear to. The study authors tested the cognitive performance of 58 workers — 32 young and 26 middle-aged …

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