Include activity in your working dayMore than half of Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) under study regard preparation as the key element to achieving success at work, with 84 per cent of athletes also holding preparation as a key priority.

Similar results were found across the board when it comes to learning from mistakes, with both business-leaders and athletes admitting to risk-taking in order to gain a competitive edge.

The survey extended to sleep patterns, showing that 72% of the GB Rowing Team get more than seven hours sleep a night - more than double the number of working CEO’s who claim to get enough sleep.

The results send a stark message to business leaders desperate to improve performance, showing that physical activity is an inherent factor in getting regular healthy sleep, and can determine your success at work.