“Basically, it’s Weight Watchers with your mates at work,” explained Steve Featherstone, Network Rail’s track programme director, who is putting his weight behind a new health challenge launched in February.
His description of the project might be brief, but its potential impact is anything but.
A different type of enhancement programme
Titled the Track Safety Alliance (TSA) Health Challenge after its adoption by the industry group, the voluntary programme involves four six-week ‘workouts’, which have been designed to improve participants mental and physical health by focusing on the four key elements to the health jigsaw: sleep, nutrition, fitness and mental wellbeing.
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