Workplace Wellness

10 Reasons Not To Use Excel For Your Company’s Step Challenge

Step challenges are a great way to promote fitness in any corporate wellness program. They are low cost and, if done correctly, can be very engaging and easy to participate in. You don’t have to be a fitness guru to participate in a step challenge and there are many ways to create one that fits Read more…

Workplace Wellness

Can Your Wellness Program 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. But the real question here is, when did it become hard to work out and have fun Read more…

Workplace Wellness

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 Read more…

Workplace Wellness

How to Run Your First Company Fitness Challenge

Employers are frequently turning to wellness programs to decrease healthcare costs, in particular, fitness challenges. Fitness challenges encourage employees to track their physical activity and get to know their co-workers. However, to run these program employers sometimes subsidize or provide fitness trackers. This approach, however, typically results in low engagement and a low return on Read more…