Physical Activity

Staying active is the single most important step that employees can take to maintain and improve their health. With employees at work an average of 50% of their waking hours, they rarely have time or energy for recreational activity. Even more concerning, new research suggests it is equally important to reduce sitting time as it is to engage in prolonged bouts of physical activity. Creating a work environment that supports physical activity from both perspectives can improve health, job performance and work relationships.

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Physical Activity Physical Activity: Re-evaluating the Business Case and Employer Strategies
Highlights the business case for physical activity, as well as the latest data on and examples of employer-based physical activity strategies.

On-site Fitness Centers On-site Fitness Centers
Looks at whether employers offer on-site fitness centers, the cost to employees to use these centers and the types of services offered.

Gym Membership Reimbursements and Discounted Gym Memberships Gym Membership Reimbursements and Discounted Gym Memberships
Determines how large employers manage their physical activity reimbursement programs and discounted gym memberships.



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Workforce Strategy 2019
Our annual conference is the best source of leading-edge content, high powered networking and up-to-the-minute sharing of new ideas and best practices for large employers focused on well-being, productivity and workforce strategy.

Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being
The Institute work focuses on increasing employee engagement in their health and reducing lifestyle-related risk factors and costs.

Moving from Wellness to Wellbeing
This annual survey of large employers provides details on the types of programs employers are offering to improve employee health and wellbeing, the challenges they have faced and how they have leveraged incentives to engage employees.

Press Release: 55 U.S. Employers With Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Awards
Employers are honored for having the best workforce well-being programs in the nation.

Physical Health Resources
Access all Business Group resources on Physical Health, including topics such as healthy dining, weight management and tobacco cessation.


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