Getting Employees More Active – Pros and Cons of Different Approaches

Most companies now recognize how desirable it is to encourage physical activity amongst their employees. Physically active employees pay lower healthcare premiums, and generally have better engagement, mood, and self-esteem. A study says that 52% of workers surveyed claimed they had more energy and felt more productive when participating in a wellness program, and 35% said they had taken fewer sick days. Research backs this up – employees who get at least 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity a week miss an average of 4.1 fewer days of work per year. While there is no question on the desirability...

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