PageTitles-blog.jpg

September FitTip: Breath and Stretch

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 5, 2017 1:20:39 PM / by Karah Ehrhardt posted in Active Wellness

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Feeling stressed? Stretch it out with these two deep breathing stretches to improve your day in less than two minutes. Follow along with us.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Water Safety Reminders

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 1, 2017 9:39:59 AM / by Deb Heisler posted in Active Wellness

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments


Article
By: Deb Heisler, Director of Operations, East Coast


As we approach the long weekend and are experiencing extreme warm weather, many are opting for more pool time. And there are parts of the country where we are in the water at all times, like here in Florida, or you may have an indoor pool at your facility. Below are a few resources to help you keep your cool if you ever experience a water emergency. Living in Florida, on the water with a pool and two small kids, I'm a bit obsessed with water safety. I also lifeguarded for Disney in the past and saved far too many people. I'm passionate about water safety and reminders and wanted to share some resources with you.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

The Employee Well-Being Shift

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 24, 2017 12:38:01 PM / by Karah Ehrhardt posted in Active Wellness

[fa icon="comment"] 1 Comment

A healthy and productive workforce is something every organization strives for. Traditionally, the way to achieve this goal is to provide wellness programs for employees that focus on outcomes, biometrics, assessments, and other aspects which emphasize only the physical health of the employee. Of course, a healthy body will positively impact your employees in numerous ways, and may even prompt the increase in productivity you are looking for, but is it enough to sustain and retain your employees? Will taking a health assessment year after year result in healthier employees?

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Active Idea Lab

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 24, 2017 12:05:27 PM / by Elizabeth Studebaker posted in Active Wellness

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

 

You might have noticed that Active Wellness recently made headlines when our work on innovation was highlighted in the Wall Street Journal. We have been working hard this past year on building an environment, both physical and virtual, that gives the organization a sandbox to field test bleeding-edge and neoteric health and fitness technology.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Wall Street Journal Talks Increased Health Club Connectivity

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2017 4:43:35 PM / by Mark Penacerrada posted in Active Wellness, Fitness Trends

[fa icon="comment"] 1 Comment

Originally posted by Rachel Bachman.

--

Fresh off the press! Check out this Wall Street Journal story that shares how Active continues to use technology to create the ultimate member experience.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Active IHRSA 2017 - Highlight Video

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 20, 2017 1:26:45 PM / by Mark Penacerrada posted in Active Wellness, IHRSA, IHRSA2017

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

ICYMI - It was a great week for Team Active Wellness at the IHRSA 2017 Conference. 31 of our team members from 10 different States gathered to meet, network, and learn from other industry leaders.
 Thank you to our partners, sponsors, and planning team that made all of this possible.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Is Sitting Really the New Smoking?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Karah Ehrhardt posted in Active Wellness, Toolkit

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments


“Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death.” This statement was given by Dr. James Levine, Director of Mayo Clinic–Arizona State University,  in a recent interview covering his research on the adverse effects of a sedentary lifestyle.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

In Tribute to Jim Karanas

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 4, 2016 3:03:57 PM / by Bill McBride posted in Active Wellness, Jim Karanas

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Discover the Active Wellness story behind the Kadence Cycling Studio in Petaluma, CA - featuring inspiring artwork, light-up displays and a motivating group ride class format in honor of Jim Karanas, beloved fitness industry icon and champion of the cycling movement.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Exercising Can Save $2,500 in Annual Medical Bills

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 15, 2016 1:26:17 PM / by Mark Penacerrada posted in Active Wellness

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Walking 30 minutes a day can save the average American $2,500 in annual medical expenses, in addition to reducing cardiovascular disease risk, according to a study published last week in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Read the entire Club Industry Article here.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Industry News: Active Awarded by The Medical Wellness Association

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2016 4:54:48 PM / by Elizabeth Studebaker posted in Active Wellness

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Active Wellness is proud to announce that it has been awarded Best Medical Wellness Worksite Wellness by the The Medical Wellness Association. We were presented this award at the IT'S TIME TEXAS Summit ealier this month. This annual event unites the state's top thought leaders and health champions to discuss the health of Texans, share best practices in community health, and form transformational cross-sector partnerships.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Subscribe to Active Blog