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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.
 

Posted on April 09, 2019 in Engagement Professionals Fitness

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.
 

Posted on December 10, 2018 in Engagement Professionals Fitness

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.

Posted on December 04, 2018 in Case Study Fitness

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.
 

Posted on November 12, 2018 in Engagement Professionals Fitness

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.

Posted on October 03, 2018 in Engagement Professionals Fitness

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.
 

Posted on August 13, 2018 in Engagement Professionals Fitness

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 in Fitness

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 in Fitness

University of Louisville combines wellness and fitness to boost wellbeing in campus community

Take a look at how we partnered with University of Louisville to establish a centralized hub for their Get Healthy Now initiative—a campus-wide wellness program that combines wellness and fitness.
 

Posted on February 28, 2017 in Fitness