Top 5 Benefits of Corporate Walking Programs

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, there are many occupations that require sitting. Jobs associated with applications, software, bus driving, schools, accounting, and insurance sales were among the highest sedentary jobs, with employees spending between 80% to 90% of their day seated. Remaining seated for long periods of time can be health prohibitive. Walking programs for health and wellness in the workplace is one way employers are helping to combat the ill effects associated with a predominantly sedentary job. The results are happier, healthier, and more productive employees.


Good health speaks for itself; improving one’s health has intrinsic, positive value. Wellness improves our quality of life in numerous immeasurable ways. But “immeasurable” isn’t a part of the corporate vocabulary; and “intrinsic value” doesn’t count for much in a board meeting. That’s why we at Wellworks For You don’t consider just the abstract benefits…


Save money.  Feel better.  Be more productive.  Get sick less often.  Lose weight.  Did you know that getting started on all of these goals can be as easy as putting one foot in front of the other?  When you help your employees get started on one of the walking programs offered through Wellworks For You,…

Three Reasons Employees & Employers Love Workplace Pedometer Programs

A recent study demonstrated that after an introduction to pedometers, previously inactive individuals increased their activity levels by 2,500 steps per day. Because employers are becoming more aware of the advantages of encouraging the healthy habits of employees, workplace pedometer programs are on the rise. At Wellworks For You, we routinely help companies of all…

(Video) Walk It Off: Walking for Health Benefits

There are numerous unique health benefits of walking, and Wellworks For You can help you to make the most of them with fun, effective pedometer programs that produce real results. Remember in elementary school when your class was split between “bus kids” and “walkers”–those who rode the bus to school and those who walked? There…


Sometimes it takes a little extra motivation to encourage people to make positive lifestyle choices. You can’t count on all your employees working to stay healthy on their own time–but implementing a workplace employee fitness incentive program can give them the extra encouragement they need to get in shape. That’s why employee fitness incentive programs…


You’ve been keeping an eye on the employees in your office.  And you’ve noticed that a few of them could–how to put this delicately? A few of them could strongly benefit from getting a bit healthier.  Maybe a lot of them. Maybe yourself included. In fact, there isn’t anyone who couldn’t benefit from increased exercise and…


Employees don’t work well when they don’t feel well. If you’re a business owner or manager, we don’t need to tell you that–you’ve surely noticed from experience the difference in productivity levels between a healthy, energetic, motivated employee and a tired, unhealthy, checked-out worker. Have any of those? We at Wellworks for You want you…


By now, you’ve likely heard of the hype (and consequential positive results) surrounding workplace wellness programs. And perhaps you’ve even tried some of these wellness challenges in your own company. If you’re concerned about your employees’ health and wellness, and yet you have been met with steady resistance, fitness incentive programs may be the answer…