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Corporate Wellness Programs: What Does Success Look Like?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2016 11:47:17 AM / by Karah Ehrhardt posted in Corporate Wellness

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There are a lot of good reasons to start a corporate wellness program, and you've probably heard all or most of them. These programs are associated with greater productivity, lower absenteeism, lowered health care and disability insurance costs, and fewer worker's compensation claims. The problem is different types of corporate wellness programs have different levels of effect on different workplaces and employee pools. With so many variables, it can be hard to predict exactly what effects your corporate wellness program will have or even pinpoint exactly which changes are the result of the program once it's in place. Take a look at some telltale signs that your investment in your employees' health and wellbeing is paying off.

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How to Work Yoga into Your Fitness Center

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2016 10:29:02 AM / by Karah Ehrhardt posted in Management, Corporate Wellness

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Yoga has become one of the most popular forms of exercise, with people of every age and stage using the exercises, postures and mediations to stretch and strengthen the body in a balanced way. Whether it is casual users looking to relax or more experienced practitioners looking to expand their minds and improve their bodies, people who practice yoga want to do so in the right environment. As you work on the design for your corporate wellness or medical fitness center, you will definitely want to include a dedicated space that can be used for yoga classes and group exercise.

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How to Start a Corporate Wellness Program

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Bill McBride posted in Corporate Wellness

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A corporate wellness program can have great benefits for your business. Many business owners find that corporate wellness can increase productivity, because healthier employees are less likely to lose work time or work below their capacity due to illness or injury. Furthermore, corporate wellness programs can boost morale, inspire employee loyalty, and make your company more competitive when recruiting new talent. However, the trick is finding the right way to get a corporate wellness program started. Take a look at some tips that can help you begin to get your company's wellness program off the ground.

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For Health and Healthy Profits, Corporate Wellness Just Makes Sense

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2016 6:18:51 PM / by Michele Wong posted in Management, Active Wellness, Workplace Wellness, Corporate Wellness

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The health and wellness of employees has become a priority for many companies. Not only do solid corporate wellness programs improve the health and productivity of employees, but they also make a significant difference in the company's bottom line, cutting costs and improving workers' compensation and insurance issues.

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Mike Rucker named to Digital Health: Top 100 Influencers & Brands list

[fa icon="calendar'] May 13, 2016 2:27:29 PM / by Mark Penacerrada posted in Corporate Wellness, Digital Health

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Our very own Michael Rucker, Vice President of Technology for Active Wellness, has been named to the Onalytica Top 100 ‪#‎DigitalHealth‬ Influencer & Brands list! 

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3 Reasons Corporate Wellness is Blossoming

[fa icon="calendar'] May 9, 2016 1:05:50 PM / by Bill McBride posted in Community Fitness, Corporate Wellness

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Corporate wellness programs are increasingly popular among both employees and corporations. If you're considering implementing a wellness program for employees at your place of business, you may be wondering what exactly these programs do and what the benefits are. Once you take a look at the various benefits of corporate wellness, you'll understand why it's becoming an increasingly popular perk in the corporate world.


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Why Invest in Corporate Wellness?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 6, 2016 10:30:00 AM / by Bill McBride posted in Corporate Wellness

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Corporate wellness is becoming a major consideration for businesses of all sizes. Technology has afforded many in business the ability to work from home, as well as be accessible to business communications and information at all hours. That increased access places increasing demands on the time and health of employees, raising stress levels and heightening the individual risks of illness and injury both on and off the job.

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Case Study: Global Fitness Challenges

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Michele Wong posted in Workplace Wellness, Corporate Wellness, Case Study

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The Situation
Leveraging leadership advocacy and wellness ambassadors to inspire participation and compliance in your programs will highly influence penetration rates and measurable outcomes for your business. This was evident in a cross-comparison case study between two large Silicon Valley based clients with a global presence. (Both employers were interested in implementing corporate wellness programs that reached beyond their fitness center walls, connecting their geographically diverse employee population.) We deployed a Global Fitness Challenge to meet these needs of both companies.

The platform solution and program design were readily available, but taking it to a global scale where resources beyond the local offices were primarily unavailable would require a new challenge. We launched two best practices: Wellness Ambassadors and Leadership Advocacy.

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The Changing Face of Corporate Wellness

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2015 1:48:00 PM / by Mike Rucker posted in Corporate Wellness

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Updated on Dec. 6, 2016

Corporate wellness programs save money and contribute to employee satisfaction.

Employee health initiatives in the workplace aren't exactly a new concept. Even members of Congress have access to a gym while they're on the job. However, with rising healthcare and health insurance costs becoming ever more of a concern, many smart and innovative companies are taking corporate wellness to a whole new level in an attempt to foster a healthy workforce - and save money by reducing healthcare and lost productivity costs in the process. Take a look at what the changing face of corporate wellness means when planning an employee fitness program.

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