According to research, Americans aren’t meeting optimum dietary requirements. As people exceed the recommended guidelines for sugar, saturated fats, and sodium, they end up consuming less than the suggested amounts of vegetables, fruits, dairy, and healthy oils. In addition to...
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One of the major keys to staying motivated with working out is to mix things up. To remain engaged and challenge your body, it can be helpful to incorporate several different types of fitness exercises and routines. It may take...
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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...
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Despite increased awareness of the risks of smoking, a recent study revealed that almost 20% of adult employees smoke during work hours. Why do they smoke? Nicotine can produce a calming or pleasant effect that many claim, “calm the nerves.”...
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How valuable is providing nutrition advice and health tips within the workplace? Statistics have identified 117 million Americans as having a modifiable chronic disease largely due to poor eating and fitness patterns. Offering employees healthy eating tips and other wellness...
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As the old saying goes, “You don’t know what you don’t know.” Attached to personal health, it becomes a rather scary sentiment. Think about how many individuals only seek medical care due to unusual symptoms or emergency situations. There are...
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Offering employees a biometric screening as part of an employee wellness program promotes overall health and wellness in the workplace. When employees are empowered with the knowledge of their own health statistics, such as BMI, cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose levels, and...
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According to recent studies, 86% of workplace wellness programs offer incentives. Employee Wellness Program incentives can often be tailored to involve cash rewards, premium discounts, and more. At Wellworks For You, we recognize that individuals are motivated differently, which is...
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In order to implement corporate fitness ideas into the modern workplace, you’ll need insight into the needs of the modern employee. Whereas corporate wellness workouts may have once had a “one-size-fits-all” structure, corporate wellness programs are now adding a high...
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According to a 2016 report, 36 percent of workers in the U.S. confessed to having work-related stress. The repercussions of stress in the workplace can be harmful and costly for both the employee and employer. Stress management tips for the...
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