is a Booster Break?
A Booster Break is a healthy
work break alternative that is easily implemented in the work place during work hours and is designed to:
* Improve focus
* Maintain or increase productivity
* Enhance job satisfaction
* Increase team cohesiveness
* Promote healthy lifestyles
The Booster Break can be a series of simple movements for all fitness levels, meditation, or any
other health-promoting group activity.
The Booster Break transforms the
10-to-15 minute break into a health-promoting practice during the work day. It can be performed in your work clothes
at your job.
Additional information about
the Booster Break can be found in the following publications:
Work Breaks to Promote Health, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2005, vol 29, issue 5, pgs.
The Feel-Good Office, Health Magazine, September, 2006,
Researcher Proposes the "Booster Break," Wellness
Management, Spring 2006, Vol. 21, No1, pg. 20.
Instead of a Coffee Break,
Consider a Booster Break, Health e-Headlines, February, 2006, pg. 2.