office building Someday we will talk about a very good article on the absurdity of open-plan offices. (Photo: Bloomberg)

Editors often collect articles and press releases that catch the eye. The ones I save are usually related to the employee benefits and retirement industry, naturally – health, wellness, retirement saving, insurance. Here are some I re-discovered as I sifted through my bookmarks:

Have stairwell, will climb: The stairwell in your office building could become your cold-weather (or hot-weather) fitness center. Researchers at McMaster University studied people who did short bouts of “intense stair-climbing,”  according to Newswise. Their stairwell routine took no more than 10 minutes (including a warm-up, a cool down, and a recovery period). Participants did this three times a week for 6 weeks, and, perhaps not surprisingly, improved their cardiovascular fitness.

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C.J. Marwitz

C.J. Marwitz is a writer and editor.

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