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CDC Reports Many Americans Unhealthy, Inactive — Employee Wellness Program Offers Solution
CDC's annual report states 25% of US adults don't exercise. Health Enhancement Systems announces Spring Into Motion [www.springintomotiontoday.com] — an employee wellness program to help promote healthier choices and contain rising medical costs.
Fitness guidelines (www.health.gov/
• 2.5 hours of aerobic activity, ideally increasing to 5 hours or more to gain maximum improvements
• Activities on 2 days that strengthen all major muscle groups.
Spring Into Motion supports these guidelines with dozens of aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities to match participants' personal interests and fitness level. The program tracks progress with colorfully fun rewards called “springers”
Multiple studies show that people who exercise at least 2.5 hours each week are far less likely to be obese or to develop diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and depression.
“The CDC's findings are a wake-up call to all Americans — and a golden opportunity for business leaders to promote better workplace health,” states Dean Witherspoon, CEO and founder of Health Enhancement Systems.(http://HealthEnhancementSystems.com) “Proven employee wellness programs like Spring Into Motion are the bridge to increasing personal fitness while decreasing health care and insurance costs.”
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Health Enhancement Systems creates employee wellness programs for organizations in North America and throughout the world. More than 20 effective, engaging HES wellness campaigns have been adopted by over a thousand organizations — serving hundreds of thousands of participants successfully.
For more information about Health Enhancement Systems, visit (www.HealthEnhancementSystems.com)