1. Can’t Get to the Gym? Use Your Smartphone

    We are running out of excuses (no pun intended) on why we can’t get exercise. For those who can’t find time to go to the gym, your gym can be virtual. Online workout sessions can be the next best thing to a personal trainer. Here are a few of the best apps out there: iBodyFit: This site, from on…Read More

  2. Employee Wellbeing Programs Dramatically Reduce Turnover

    A decade ago, people thought employee well-being was fluff. Now it’s hard to ignore the mountain of science proving the benefits of employee well-being. Leaders still tend to look at well-being in terms of ROI through healthcare cost reduction. But it is much more than that. Employee well-being co…Read More

  3. How to Combat the Obesity Epidemic

    Just 1/3 of Americans believe they are in good shape, according to a new survey on fitness by ReportLinker, and 42% consider themselves to be too fat. Despite the obesity epidemic, Americans claim they want to be fit. Three out of four say having a good shape and looking good are important to them. …Read More

  4. What Millennials Really Want

    Employers have long been talking about the impact Millennials have on the workforce and what changes are necessary to accommodate them, but the time for discussion has passed. It’s time for action. According to the PEW Research Center, during the last two years, Millennials have overtaken Baby Boo…Read More

  5. Foods Help Reduce Stress

    Stress puts your body under an enormous physical toll. It causes your heart rate to go up, your blood pressure and breathing to increase, and hormones like epinephrine and cortisol to be released. Over time, that can lead to high blood pressure, blocked arteries, depression, anxiety and even weight…Read More

  6. Bring Nature to Work For Health and Happiness

    Being in parks, gardens, near water or in wildernesses actually makes you happier and healthier! Those surroundings lower pulse rates and increase positive feelings. One study showed that people who walked through a forest had lower blood pressures, pulse rates and stress-hormone levels than those w…Read More

  7. Even Small Weight Gains Increase Risk of Heart Failure

    Gaining even a little weight can increase your chances of developing heart failure. A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that adding pounds can change the structure of your heart and its ability to pump blood. But losing weight can reverse this potentially de…Read More

  8. How to Live 12 Years Longer

    Researchers found that having a healthy lifestyle and not engaging in risky behaviors can increase a person's life expectancy by up to seven years. Today medical technology is credited as the source for healthier longer lives, but a moderately healthy lifestyle is enough to get the benefits. Avoidin…Read More

  9. More Reasons to Get Enough Sleep

    A study in Obstetrics & Gynecology discovered that 14.6% of pregnant women with sleep disorders such as insomnia and sleep apnea had preterm births, compared with 10.9% of those who didn't have sleep disorders. Even more alarming were the findings that showed the odds of delivery before 34 weeks…Read More