Entries by Tasmin Rippon

Tips to Keep Active During Winter

Winter is coming. If you’re like many people you are probably picturing yourself getting cosy on the couch with a cup of tea and a good movie. You also might be thinking about how much harder it will be to drag yourself out of your warm, comfortable bed to exercise. So, we have compiled some […]

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How to #quitthesit While You Work From Home

In response to the recent developments with COVID-19, many employers have made the choice to have their teams work from home for a short period. Working from home may be appealing for some (hello no commuting) but can be challenging for others (hi extroverts). We want to make sure you are keeping up with healthy […]

The Danger of Sitting

According to the Department of Health, nearly 70% of Australian adults (i.e. almost 12 million adults) are sedentary or have low levels of physical activity. “Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death.” Dr James Levine The cost of chronic […]

October in Retrospect

63,000 dollars raised. 8300km cycled. 595 riders. 12 organisations. 9 charities. 3 countries. 1 month. These are just some of the incredible statistics from a very busy October at the Tour de Office Foundation. As always we had some friendly competition amongst our hosts, with Pure Storage taking first place for total funds raised, and […]

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Leading by Example with CEO Andrea Davey

Tour de Office interviewed Andrea Davey, CEO of Scout Talent Group, to discuss how she instils health and wellbeing in her team through leading by example. What are your thoughts on creating a healthy work environment for the people you work with? Encouraging the people I work with to be healthier makes so much sense […]

How to Get Your TDO Fix Even After the Event is Over

If riding a bike or raising money for charity is your thing (or even better, a combination of both!) then you must have ridden in Tour De Office. You’re red in the face and dripping sweat, your legs are burning, you’re outfitted as your favourite superhero and you’re thinking: ‘I’m so sad I only get […]