What exactly is a Corporate Wellness program and why is it important?
Here at Empower Wellness, in addition to offering private physical training and weight loss programs, we also offer a Corporate Wellness program for employers in the Middle Tennessee area. The program is a guided wellness program offering a vigorous blend of physical training, nutritional education, and even a focus on mental health awareness for your employees. We design our program to meet the needs of each of your employees individually, making sure that each person is given a plan that is the most effective for them.
It’s our goal to help your team stay healthy and happy, which will in turn lead to the overall improvement in productivity for your office.
Here are just a few of the benefits you can expect from utilizing our Corporate Wellness program at your workplace.
Massive Morale Boost
It’s no secret that a healthy body produces a healthy, happy mind. Study after study confirm that the physical benefits from regular exercise and a healthy diet can improve a person’s emotional health, as well. We’re not guaranteeing that your entire office will break out into a choreographed musical number every Monday morning, but we can guarantee that you will see a definite morale boost among your employed workforce.
Increased Productivity and Workflow
Connected directly to the morale boost, our corporate wellness program is sure to increase your office’s productivity and improve its overall workflow. According to the Center for Disease Control, people who are overweight, obese, or have other chronic health problems miss about 450 million more workdays than healthy workers, leading to an estimated cost of about $153 billion lost in productivity per year.
Decreased Payouts in Healthcare Costs
What’s great about our corporate wellness program is that, by exercising the body and fueling it with a nutritious diet, the benefits have a positive effect for both a person’s physical and emotional health. This naturally helps a person’s body fight off sickness and depression, and to heal more quickly from physical injuries, ultimately leading to reduced healthcare costs that your company would need to cover.
The Sweet-Spot of Helping Your Employees Feel Good While Causing an Overall Increase in Profit Gains
The best part about a Corporate Wellness program is the fact that, in the end, in addition to improving the quality of life for your employees and helping them live happy, healthy lives, it will also increase your overall profits in the long run.
From the above mentioned findings from the CDC, by just simply reducing your employees’ weight, blood pressure, and levels of glucose and cholesterol by a mere 1% can save on health costs between $83 and $103 a year per person. Additionally, some of the most common health conditions in the United States–high blood pressure, diabetes, chest pain, and heart attacks–can be combatted by living a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a nutritious diet.
We’d love to talk to you more about the benefits of our Corporate Wellness program, call us today and see how we can give your team the healthy boost they need!