27 Jan Eton Institute Promotes Healthy Living to its Employees Through a Unique Walking Challenge


Eton Institute encourages its staff and instructors to walk up to 10,000 steps per day to live up to a healthier lifestyle.

Dubai, 27 January 2016 – According to World Health Organization, lack of physical activity is the fourth leading health risk factor for global mortality that accounts for 6% of deaths worldwide. Moreover, insufficient physical activity is identified to be the main cause for approximately 21 – 25% cases of breast and colon cancers, 27% of diabetes and approximately 30% of ischemic heart disease.

Eton Institute, a leading international language & professional development training provider, steps up to a healthier lifestyle with a fitness campaign by encouraging its employees and instructors to walk 10,000 steps daily.

The daily step count will be recorded on a unique fitness app, developed by Eton Institute. It also shows the number of kilometers reached and the calories burned, corresponding to the step count throughout the day. The app will detect user’s physical activity that includes walking, stair-climbing or any step-like movement.

Research has proved that exercising enhances productivity, makes individuals more awake and focused, boosts creativity as well as reduces the risk of illness, commented Moaz Khan, Marketing Director. As part of our CSR activities, we encourage our staff and instructors to lead a healthier lifestyle, therefore enhancing their personal and professional well-being, he added.

The app will also enable employees to check the step count and achievements of their co-workers, with inter-departmental competitions and monthly prizes offered to the highest performers. The app also provides useful tips on food and other related topics on healthy living.

To know more about our CSR activities, visit https://etoninstitute.com/csr.


10K a Day Challenge
About Eton Institute:

Eton Institute is globally recognized as a leader in learning and development solutions, offering Professional Development Training, courses in over 100 Languages, Teacher Training and Computer Training internationally throughout the Americas, East Asia, Europe, Middle East and South Asia. With a dedicated team of professionals developing highly customized programs, Eton Institute features the most sought after training methodologies and techniques, and is proud to be associated with top international thinkers to successfully provide organizational change for over 3,000 clients globally.
It offers flexible timings and uniquely tailored courses to suit the learner’s needs. All training is facilitated by highly qualified and experienced instructors, teaching practical skills while maintaining competitive prices for individuals and businesses.Eton Institute is an Approved Center for the delivery of Cambridge Exams and City and Guilds business qualifications. Additionally all language courses offered by Eton Institute are EAQUALS-accredited and meet Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) standards set by Council of Europe.

For additional information please contact:
Manon Hazell
Marketing Manager
Eton Institute
Ph: +971 4 4386 809

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