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Entries in Corporate Wellness (6)


Majority rather to be financially healthy than healthy

The latest This Week in the Fitness Industry is all over the spectrum as far as fitness, health and wellness. Stories include:

  • Majority of people more concerned with money than health
  • Most parents don't think their overweight child is overweight
  • New features in corporate wellness program
  • iWatch apparently will have fitness component

Read on for more on each This Week in the Fitness Industry feature.

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Perfect time for corporate wellness programs

This Week in the Fitness Industry for May 17:

  • Start a corporate wellness program in May
  • GoodLife to open facility in airport
  • New study linking exercise and cancer
  • The North Face launching functional training apparel line 

Read on for more on each.

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On-site gyms can pose threat to membership

In the late 1990s and early 2000s it was not uncommon to see a company shower its employees with perks.

Both start-ups and ones entrenched in its sector, like EMC outside of Boston, Google and Facebook in Silicon Valley, and AOL in Northern Virginia, often had pool tables and foosball games at the office, as well fitness centers down the hall for a nice convenience at work.

Then the financial downturn of the mid-2000s saw some of the costlier extras fall by the wayside – whether it was gyms not in new construction’s blueprints, or a company couldn’t afford to support the superfluous.

Now, according to American Fitness, a supplier of home and commercial fitness equipment, there is an uptick in reinvesting in on-site gyms.

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Exercise Boosts On-the-Job Performance, Even in Small Doses

Taking a break from the sedentary work day to engage in physical activity can improve on-the-job performance. Find out how.

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One Boston Company Finds Success with Corporate Wellness

One Boston company is finding success with a corporate wellness program.

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