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Sleepless workers urged to pedal away their stress

Studies show that more than a third of people have suffered insomnia due to stress at work

Cycling to and from work helps combat stress, experts say

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Studies show that more than a third of people have suffered insomnia due to stress at work

3% of people also admit to worrying about work for more than 5 hours each day while at home.

The poll of more than 1,000 people was carried out for Cyclescheme to mark Cycle to Work Day last Thursday.

Positive findings show that people who cycled to and from work experienced less stress and took less time to switch off.  Time to dust off those bicycles and plan your route to work!

Sir Cary Cooper, professor of organisational psychology and health at Manchester Business School, said: “Cyclescheme’s research shows a tangible link between active commuting and a reduction in “work hangover” symptoms.

Read the full article at BT.com here 

 

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