Exercise improves mood at work

The last thing you may want to do after a long day at work is to pull on your tracksuit and pound out a few miles on the treadmill.

But making the effort to head to the gym a few times each week can dramatically improve your mood on the job, say scientists.

A team from Tel Aviv University found that employees who managed to exercise for a few hours a week were half as likely to experience a decline in mental health than those who did no physical activity.

Treadmill running