The Beautiful Game Inspires an Employee Wellness Program

Wellness Cup 2014 is a new team-based, online employee health campaign that engages participants with an exciting theme inspired by Soccer's World Cup and awards points for logging daily health habits.
New Wellness Cup Employee Wellness Campaign Inspired by World Cup Soccer
New Wellness Cup Employee Wellness Campaign Inspired by World Cup Soccer
April 11, 2014 - PRLog -- Team wellness challenges make great catalysts for health behavior change. Research ( shows when individuals work as a team, participation and engagement increase as well as cooperation, camaraderie, and commitment. Health Enhancement Systems understands this correlation. Their new soccer-themed employee wellness program inspired by the World Cup uses teamwork, accountability, and friendly competition to motivate participants to improve daily health habits — while increasing energy, improving mood, and building a social network.

“Participants don’t need to be soccer fans to enjoy Wellness Cup 2014,” explains Dean Witherspoon, President and founder of Health Enhancement Systems. “This flexible wellness program is all about engaging employees with a fun theme to encourage daily log-ins and building positive relationships to sustain healthy habits.”

Wellness Cup ( transports participants through 2014 World Cup host city attractions in Brazil. Each week, they “visit” a new spot and when they log activity, they’re rewarded with vivid images and descriptions.

Employee health coordinators can choose from multiple habits to track, based on their organization’s wellness objectives. Points are awarded when participants log each habit, correctly answer daily tip questions, and post comments/exchange virtual high-fives on an interactive message board.

Program features include:

·      Customizing to address any wellness priority — fitness, nutrition, stress management, weight control, and more

·      Friendly team competition to improve success rates

·      Simple tracking, with beautiful photos and interesting descriptions of Brazilian locations to make participants feel like they’re actually there

·      Daily tips and 200+ healthy recipes to fuel success

·      Links to top web resources

·      Goal Mates companion feature to add personal challenges and social support

·      Interactive message board to inspire and provide health expert posts

·      MapWalk™ to create and share walking routes

·      Mobile and Fitbit® compatibility to add convenience

·      4-, 6-, 8-, or 12-week program lengths to incorporate flexibility

·      Easy registration, communication, and evaluation tools to make program management simple and efficient

·      Up-to-the-minute participant reports to track effectiveness.

“With Wellness Cup, coordinators can customize the program based on the health habits that are most important to their organization and set participants up for a lifetime of well-being,” notes Witherspoon.

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The new Wellness Cup 2014 campaign is part of a family of HES employee wellness programs, including Slam Dunk Wellness, Feel Like a Million, Le Tour de Fitness, Passport, Walktober, HealthTrails, 5 on 5, NutriSum: Healthy Weight for Life, Colorful Choices, 10K-A-Day, Get Fit on Route 66, Spring Into Motion, Fast Track to Fitness, Ola Ala, and Great American Fitness Adventure.

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