Research has shown, the average American sits 13 hours per day, 80% of Americans sit all day at work, and 68% of those workers hate it. They want solutions and change. We sleep all night. We roll out of bed to sit down to eat some breakfast. We sit in our car to drive to work. We sit at our desk. We sit to have some lunch. We sit as we drive home and eat dinner.
Is sitting too much really the new smoking? The adverse effects on your health are shockingly similar. From premature death to cancer, the end results of both habits are devastating. Statistics and studies reveal that both smoking and sitting for prolonged periods will drastically increase the risk for death from all causes. Heart disease, coronary artery disease, stroke, and even dementia to name a few. Absenteeism from work, diminished overall health, increased health care utilization and
Corporate Wellness programs can help control healthcare costs for all size businesses, especially small businesses. Many small employers who offer healthcare to their employees have moved towards providing high deductible plans. Monthly insurance premiums are lower, making Plans more affordable but then the employee is ultimately responsible for covering a more significant amount of their healthcare expenses when accessing services. Employers can help their employees save money on their deductible by helping them to stay