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Corporate wellness programs have never been more popular: nearly 80 percent of employers have them. And nearly all of these companies are struggling with how to get employees to engage with their programs. After years of successful wellness challenge executions across the globe, FIX has identified...

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Companies hear a lot about wellness gamification these days, and we’re told it’s a good thing. Theoretically, a gamified experience should increase employee participation and retention in wellness programs. “Gamification” has also become a buzzword, but there are meaningful differences between a “gamified” experience and a...

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"Different kinds of physical activity shown to improve brain volume, cut Alzheimer's risk in half." Reported by Science Daily and conducted by investigators at UCLA Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh, this is the first study to show that virtually any type of aerobic physical...

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Extended sitting causes a myriad of chronic health issues, as we documented in our February report. The very nature of the modern desk-based work day is contributing to dramatic increases in diabetes, heart attacks and cancer in workers across the world. Fortunately, awareness of the issue...

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Nobody likes to be told that they’re doing a bad job, but that’s exactly what the data says about workplace wellness. Statistically speaking, we’re doing a terrible job of taking care of our employees’ health. One need only look at the trends in disease prevalence,...

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In The ROI of Employee Wellness: Part 1, we explored a number of studies that “conclusively” argue that Wellness Programs offer companies measurable returns on investment based on health care savings and improved attendance and performance. Yet Wellness ROI remains a hotly contested topic. Why? Benefitspro...

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A common struggle employers face today is justifying Wellness efforts on the ledger. In the absence of proof of a financial upside, many HR professionals find that they lack the leverage to implement Wellness programs. In this 2-part series we will point to sources for...

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CIO.com's recent report, 9 Ways Corporate Fitness and Wellness Programs Will Change in 2016, covered several topics, including the use of new technology in wellness programs, gamification and social networking, real-time fitness and others. In analyzing these trends, a clear throughline emerges: fitness wearables are going...

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