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3 effective workouts you can do in your lunch hour, or when you're in a time crunch


To mark Global Employee Health and Fitness Month (GEHFM), we’ve investigated what percentage of UK office workers are getting the National Health Service (NHS) recommended exercise quota of 150 minutes per week.*

Our results revealed that one in three (35%) office employees in the UK are failing to meet NHS’ recommended quota for weekly exercise activity. This percentage might come across as high, although perhaps it doesn’t come with much surprise when taking into account that most UK workers are sat down on their chairs from 9-5. 

To help you get started (or to stay on track) in reaching the recommended weekly exercise quota, our PTs have put together the following workouts you can get done in your lunch hour:

Beginner  workout

Intermediate workout

Advanced workout

Try the workout level which best suits the level you are at and hashtag #ImPureGymMotivated on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our gallery!

Save the workout to your phone and take it to the gym with you.

Hold your finger down on top of the image, and the option to save the image should appear on your mobile screen.

Lunch time workouts
Advanced gym workout infographic


By increasing your exercise activity throughout the week, you should see the following benefits such as:

- improved overall health and wellbeing

- increased energy levels

- reduce risk of stress and depression

- improve work productivity

* According to the NHS website, it’s advised that adults between the ages of 19-64 should take part in at least two and a half hours of moderate exercise each week.


After more workouts that can be completed in under 30 minutes? Check out our free workout videos which you can try next time you're in need of a quick but effective workout.

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