Why WageWorks May not Work for You

The number one rule of employee benefits administration is that no program should be one-size fits all. What is a one-size fits all solution? The best example is any basic reimbursement program. Gym reimbursement programs typically require employees to submit receipts for gym memberships, and then reimburse them through their wages. This option doesn’t work […]

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How to Make Exercise Fun

Working out has become a chore and many wellness program struggle with this. Exercise plans are often based around this feeling. They try to make working out efficient: burn the most calories in the least amount of time, work out in the comfort of your home, and, most appealing, burn calories while having fun. But […]

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The Quantified Self

Nearly everyone you know probably owns a fitness tracker or app. Additionally, many people feel that owning a Fitbit or Apple watch is more than just being healthy–it’s part of a data-driven approach to health. In this way, tracking fitness is just one aspect of the Quantified Self Movement: seeing human habits and health as […]

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The Secret to Creating Engaging Fitness Challenges

Engagement. You’ve heard this word before, but what does it mean? How do you achieve it? For Wellness Programs, engagement is active participation in the program. For many employers running their first fitness challenge, engagement will be a tricky thing to master. You want your employees to participate, and be motivated, but you don’t want […]

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