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Obesity in the Workplace by Bill Posted Fri 21 May 2010 12:18pm Obesity has drawn significant attention from medical groups and the media in the past; it appears that once again this issue is generating a lot of attention in the media.  Obesity has long been associated with decreased physical health and “quality of life”.  Understanding and being able to measure the “economic effects” of obesity will become ... Read on »
Changing How Gyms Work by Bill .. Posted Tue 22 Jan 2013 5:11pm A couple of weeks ago I signed up for a quick 14 days for 14 dollars deal at a local gym right near where I live. Actually I even wrote a post here about it. Although I do work out at my workplace in the company gym, I was trying this out so that I can have a gym close to my house. I was excited and I have worked out there a ... Read on »
Is Your Workplace Working Against You? Overcome the top challenges of staying healthy at work by Jenny Evans Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 9:25am You block time off on your calendar to workout, but everyone knows “it’s just for your workouts” and schedules meetings during that time anyway. You get the stink eye every time you walk out of the office with your gym bag. Performance is measured by time or billable hours and there’s tremendous pressure to dedicate every minute to meet ... Read on »
Healthworks Workplace Warrior Finale Party by LittleMissRunshine Posted Fri 30 Nov 2012 6:08am Guess what?! My Healthworks Workplace Warrior Challenge team got 2nd place!!!! Unfortunately not all of my team could make it because of work deadlines or being onsite for work. But remember that we are workplace warriors so we have to dominate the workplace too not just the gym! We divided and conquered!  The girls who got to go to ... Read on »
Hand-Washing May Have Kept Flu at Bay by HealthFinder Posted Thu 30 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Good hygiene is simply the best protection from infectious agents, experts say. By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Simply Switches for 2011 by Susan Posted Sat 01 Jan 2011 5:56pm Aaahhh, goals. I love setting them. I’m a very scatter-brained person by nature, so setting out specific goals help keep me focused. For close to two years now, I’ve been setting a small list of goals to achieve at the start of every month. Sometimes I’m a success, like with increasing my healthy fat consumption, or reading more books for p ... Read on »
weekly workout recap, casual work environment, summer salads by findingblissforme Posted Fri 13 Jul 2012 10:42am Howdy! Happy Friday the 13th.  Is it just me or do we have an awful lot of Friday the 13ths this year?   I feel like every 13th falls on a Friday.  Okay anyway.  Three things are making me super-duper happy pants today.  I know, I know you are sooooo curious.  Here they are: 1) my workouts this week (after my self-declared worse run ever!), 2) ... Read on »
Easy Tips To Manage Sleeping Habit At Place Of Work by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Dec 2010 7:51am < p>Sleepy at the office? Well, in case yes then you are not the only one dealing with the issue. Tiring work schedules and endless pressures end up making you feel lethargic and sleepy. But, as you can’t afford to doze off at work, it’s much better that you be taught how to battle the problem. Here are a few tips that will suppor ... Read on »
Is Workplace Wellness the New HR Flavor of the Month? by Lstovall Posted Tue 04 Sep 2012 5:41pm What does "Workplace Wellness" mean to you? Is it a business necessity or just a fluffy HR benefit? Over the past few years, as health care costs continue to spiral out control, wellness has become a buzzword in the HR lexicon. But when you try to define "wellness program" you get a lot of different answers, just look at a few that I pulled ... Read on »
Gym-Pact Workout at Home Feature by LittleMissRunshine Posted Sun 10 Feb 2013 9:00am I have been recovering from a cold the past few days but I’m finally feeling normal.  Thankfully, I was able to sleep a ton on Wednesday because sometimes sleep is all I need to get better. Getting sick got me a little worried about my of 5 days that I had just committed to.  I knew that you could have a doctor or someone from work email G ... Read on »