Wellness at work is not just a fad – it’s a staple. The obesity pandemic continues to raise cause for concern, especially as studies increasingly underline the direct link between obesity and employee productivity. For example, did you know that employees who are dealing with obesity issues cost an employer $4,000 more per year in health care and related costs? HR – we need an intervention!
One way to help curb these costs and inspire healthy choices is by prioritizing wellness programs. Here are four health challenges that you can implement today at work to encourage physical activity and mental wellness at your company.