Common Myths About Corporate Health and Wellness Programs

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Common Myths About Corporate Health and Wellness Programs

Debunking the most common myths about employer-sponsored health programs.   In the last few years, there have been numerous health articles and research studies published which share the significant impact that poor employee health and wellness can have on a company’s bottom line. For instance, there is scientific evidence which shows that a correlation exists between an […]

Importance of Health and Exercise for the Middle-Aged

Wellness programs are beneficial for people other than senior employees.   Back when we were in high school and college, being physically active and healthy was something that came along with playing outside with friends, being a player on your school’s sports team or simply walking across campus to get to your classes. While there […]

Top Incentives For Corporate Health Program Completion

The best incentives to get your employees involved in a wellness program.   When you own a business, whether it is a host to hundreds of employees or just a small, dedicated team of staff members, losing just one employee to frequent sick days or a prolonged illness can be frustrating and a drag on […]

Daily Workouts Promote Sleep-Filled Nights & Productive Days

Help make your employees days more productive with long nights of sleep.   In this day and age, many employers are well aware of the benefits of introducing a corporate health and wellness program into the workplace. Not only can it mean saving your business thousands of dollars in health care costs and insurance plans, […]

Traveling Employees Pack On More Pounds (and Stress)

Your employees out on the road may be dealing with more stress than you realize. Walking programs can help them stay healthy while fighting off stress and related side effects.

Excela Health kicks off Walkingspree program in Pittsburgh area mall

Excela Health kicks off Walkingspree program in Pittsburgh area mall   Published in the Tribune-Review, Friday, January 27, 2012 By 8 a.m. Thursday, about 250 people stood in lines outside Westmoreland Mall in Hempfield.   The early birds were not seeking door-buster bargains.   Sporting workout clothing and tennis shoes, these Mall Walkers had come […]

Pittsburgh area nun stays fit by walking – a lot

Nun stays fit, and gets new calling   Published in the Mount Pleasant Journal, Friday, February 3, 2012   Sister Mary Anita Bienia, who turns 80 on Feb. 15, is a prime example of the benefits one reaps from walking.   Since joining the Walkingspree / Excela Health’s One Million Step Challenge in June 2011, […]

The Benefits Of Getting Your Employees Up From Their Desks

New studies show that getting up from your desk has many health benefits.   In this day and age, it is no secret that a business needs to work hard and stay productive in order to keep ahead of the economy and come out successful at the end of the year. For employees, this means […]

Walkingspree urges employers to become heart smart and heart healthy during American Heart Month

A walking program is one of the easiest steps to help reduce an employees’ risk of heart disease   San Antonio, TX, Feb. 1, 2012 – Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S. – every 25 seconds, someone will have a coronary event – and every 60 seconds, […]