If you asked your employees if they would like to get more exercise, most would agree that they would prefer to be more physically active, but finding time for fitness is challenging.

Why is it so important for your employees to be active? Consider the facts:

  • Physical inactivity and its adverse health effects are comparable to that of smoking and obesity.

  • Sedentary jobs have increased 83 percent since 1950.

  • More than 80 percent of American adults do not meet the recommended amounts of physical activity.

Not only does being physically active boost the health of your employees, but it's good for your business as well. Research shows that workers who exercise during the day reported a 15 percent boost in performance, a happier mood and increased ability to meet deadlines.

Employers invest in corporate fitness

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