Tag: workplace health

Tracking Your Progress with Fitbit!

Reaching fitness and health goals is often burdensome for many, and a large majority of people lose track of their goals as they don’t properly track progress. Tracking your progress on your journey for better health is an essential and extremely useful way to keep yourself motivated and striving toward the finish line. Utilizing a pedometer, [...]
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How to Use Incentives in a Wellness Program to Improve Employee Health

Imagine you’re reaching for the last glazed doughnut, when someone says they will give you $20 to put it down. Would you find yourself eating the doughnut or opting for the money? Hopefully, the money would be enough of an incentive to decline the doughnut. Incentives motivate some employees to engage in healthier behaviors that yield [...]
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What are the Benefits of Running a Corporate Weight Loss Challenge?

Imagine a workplace full of happier, healthier employees. Health is one of the major concerns throughout the world.  As obesity climbs and sedentary lifestyles increase, so have health complications and preventable diseases. Many people fall into a constant cycle of excuses, using lack of time as an excuse for not fitting exercise into their busy work [...]
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Why Does it Make Sense to Run a Corporate Weight Loss Challenge?

Obesity and weight related illnesses are steadily increasing.  With sedentary workplaces and lifestyles, the need for a healthier lifestyle and reduction of body fat is essential. Many people are faced with a lack of motivation when it comes to taking the initiative to lose weight.  Others eat for convenience and use work as an excuse, telling [...]
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A Healthy Breakfast Can Jump Start Your Overall Health!

Any healthy diet starts with a healthy, wholesome breakfast. You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day; well what you’ve heard is actually right! The importance of starting your day with a healthy breakfast can be directly attributed to overall health and well-being.  Breakfast is undeniably the smartest way to begin [...]
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How to Stay Healthy When Everyone in the Workplace is Sick

You can prevent catching workplace illnesses with these tips! Working in a contaminated environment can be rather uncomforting as you greatly hope to avoid your co-workers illnesses. It is to be expected that sick individuals will still come into work, subsequently increasing your risk for catching the same illness. What do you do to stay healthy [...]
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Managing Work Related Stress in a Healthy Way

Keep calm and reap the healthy benefits! If you work in a particularly stressful environment, you may be suffering from chronic stress and not even know it. Chronic stress occurs from repeated exposure to stressful situations, and this type of stress is not what are bodies are designed to handle. When our bodies are continuously stressed [...]
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How to Stay Active if Working a Sedentary Job

Look for opportunities to stay active at a sedentary job! American’s spend roughly two thirds of their day at work and with technology advances, more and more jobs are able to be performed entirely from the home or office computer which has led to the ever so common “desk job.” Today, nearly 80% of jobs do [...]
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