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Tackling social determinants of health in a rural community
HealthFitness is in a unique position to provide innovative ways to address and positively influence social determinants of health. To do this, we customize our wellbeing solutions to meet the needs of participants where they need it most, and provide relevant programs to meet the needs of the community.
Posted on August 14, 2019
Give employees the corporate fitness center they deserve
When it comes to corporate fitness, we at HealthFitness understand that movement matters. Ready to give your employees the fitness center they deserve? Here’s how we provide the best corporate fitness solution that will get (and keep) your people moving.
3 steps to developing the perfect corporate fitness center
Strengthened by the right people, strategies and programs, a corporate fitness center can engage your employees in healthy actions, attract and retain top talent and reduce workplace stress. Our tenure as one of the largest providers of corporate fitness center management and wellness programs in the country ensures we can get (and keep) more of your employees moving.
Top factors to consider in corporate fitness center design
Whether you want to revamp an existing corporate fitness facility or break ground on a new facility, here are the key factors to consider in corporate fitness design.
Meet Sarah Stoddard, HealthFitness Personal Trainer at Emory University
We are HealthFitness, and we’re “better” people. We believe that achieving better health is a unique lifelong journey that is best achieved when people have help along the way. Help from people like Sarah Stoddard, a HealthFitness Personal Trainer at the Blomeyer Fitness Center, located in the middle of the campus at Emory University in Atlanta.
Meet Vicky Herana-Rector, Program Manager, Lockheed Martin
Program Manager Vicky Herana-Rector applies a can-do approach and attitude to her work helping run the Lockheed Martin fitness facility in Sunnyvale, Calif. This applies both to the way she managers her team and to the way she interacts with members.
An inside look at Emory University’s wellbeing program
At HealthFitness, we work with the best and brightest organizations nationwide to improve health and wellbeing. Emory University—located in Atlanta—is top ranked among liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools and home to one of the world’s leading health care systems. Our partnership with Emory University supports employee health and wellbeing through the Healthy Emory program and the Blomeyer Health Fitness Center.
Meet Joey Bareng, HealthFitness Fitness Program Manager, Genentech
A natural athlete growing up in Hawaii, Joey Bareng fell in love with human movement and sports. He earned a wrestling scholarship to San Francisco State University, where he received a degree in Kinesiology, with an emphasis on exercise science. He stayed on as an assistant wrestling coach at his Alma Mater and became a personal trainer at local gyms, eventually taking on management positions.
Meet Mike Kerrigan, General Manager, Cornerstone Aquatics Center
Since becoming General Manager of the Cornerstone Aquatics Center in West Hartford, Conn. a year ago, Mike Kerrigan has been involved in everything, including the locker room sink. A lifelong resident of West Hartford, Kerrigan started with HealthFitness after spending 20-plus years with the greater Hartford YMCA as the Executive Director and Regional Aquatics Director, along with roles in youth and family programing, day camp and providing services to the community.
Meet Kenya Orr, HealthFitness Program Manager for global plastics manufacturing company
Meet Kenya Orr, a HealthFitness program manager who serves 1,200 employees at a global plastics manufacturing company with headquarters in Mount Vernon, Indiana. For 21 years, Orr—along with her team—has inspired employees to choose better, feel better and improve their wellbeing at the company’s 8,000 square foot fitness center.
8 ways to help your employees find time for fitness
If you asked your employees if they would like to get more exercise, most would agree that they would like 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.
Posted on March 01, 2018
Fitness centers proving to be key recruiting tool in struggle for talent
Fitness centers aren’t a new concept for midsized and larger organizations. In fact, corporate gyms date all the way back to the 1880s when the National Cash Register built what may have been the first employee gym. In the 1950s and 1960s, Texas Instruments, Xerox and Rockwell all introduced employee fitness centers. Fast forward to today, and it’s not uncommon to find corporate fitness centers at many large and midsized employers across the country.
Posted on December 13, 2017