We know taking regular breaks from work or study is important for productivity. In fact, a growing body of research suggests that you really can't afford not to take breaks throughout the day . But how often and for how long should you ditch the desk?
This depends on what works best for you, but a good place to start is a user analysis by time-tracking software, DeskTime. They looked at the most productive 10% of users and found that 52 minutes of work, followed by a 17 minute break was optimum .
But sometimes we can't take our breaks exactly when we'd like, which has caused many to be sceptical of this approach . But WorkBreak is different. It reacts to your behaviour. Struggling to concentrate and need to break early? No problem. In the zone and want to keep going. Go for it. WorkBreak adapts to allow local flexibility, helping you maintain long term optimality.
Stay productive by perfectly balancing work and break time.
 Sitting is the new smoking: where do we stand? - Baddeley B, et. al., 2016.
 Too Much Sitting: The Population-Health Science of Sedentary Behavior - Owen N, et. al., 2012.
 The secret of the 10% most productive people? Breaking! - Gifford J, 2014.
 Sitting is the new smoking: where do we stand? - Baddeley B, et. al., 2016
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