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Deloitte focus on stair climbing to improve employee fitness during the working day

Stair climbing is set to become an important part of the working day at Deloitte as StepJockey Smart Signs are rolled out throughout their New Street Square and Athene Place buildings in London.

With all of the stairways, lobbies and lifts now marked for calorie burn, staff at the global professional services fim are able to seamlessly build short bursts of physical activity into their working day.

Stair climbing is officially classed as a vigorous physical activity and burns more calories per minute than jogging so it is the perfect way for the team to improve their fitness levels during a normal busy working day.

Other benefits the team will gain from stair climbing include improved cardiovascular fitness, stronger musculoskeletal system, reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, obesity and type 2 diabetes.

StepJockey founder Helen Nuki said: "Employees only need to build a little extra physical activity into their daily lives to make a significant difference to their health and fitness over time. By rolling out StepJockey across the Deloitte estate, the team are sending a clear signal to staff, clients and other stakeholders that they value a healthy working environment and take the wellbeing of their team seriously."

As well as helping to improve health and wellbeing, StepJockey will also have direct and positive impact on the management of the Deloitte estate by naturally reducing demand on lift and escalator systems with reduced congestion and waiting times, improved way-finding and carbon savings. 

If you’re a forward-thinking organisation like Deloitte, you can find out more about the business case for StepJockey and the Return on Investment StepJockey provides, download a brochure or contact the team to get a quote.