The Wellable Blog

4 Common Culprits Of Low Engagement In Employee Health Coaching Programs

This is an excerpt from our latest eBook: Employee Health Coaching 101 - Everything You Need To Know To Launch A Cost-Effective Health Coaching Program. Get your FREE copy here. Even as corporate wellness programs rise in popularity, companies of ...
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Why Resistance Training Is Crucial To Holistic Wellness

After helping hundreds of organizations establish wellness programs, we ‘ve seen a lot of companies achieve culture change through effective long-term wellness initiatives. However, there is one aspect that is consistently missing across nearly ...
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Study: Working From Home Increases Productivity And Job Dedication

Telecommuting and telework are two ways to convey the same concept: working from home (WFH). This practice has gained popularity in recent years and spans a diverse set of employers. Within the U.S. alone, the volume of employees primarily working ...
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Study: Longer Working Hours Linked To Heart Disease

A recent study published in the European Heart Journal found a link between long working hours and an increased risk of atrial fibrillation (AFib). Given that  this multi-cohort study analyzed data from studies conducted in Europe and, knowing that ...
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Infographic: Top 15 Areas Employers Want Help From Brokers

Long gone are the days where brokers are merely the middlemen between companies and health plans. These days, many employers look to their brokers as trusted advisers and sources of information. They want to know about best practices, compliance ...
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The Myth Of Healthy Foods

Ever hear of the science teacher that lost weight by only eating McDonalds for six months straight? Although many would not recommend a diet like this, the story demonstrates a very strong point. When people think of “healthy” food, they tend to ...
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Study: Step Inequality, Not Count Better Predictor Of Obesity

This blog previously dispelled the myth surrounding the “10,000 steps a day” advice, as it had no medical basis. Individuals continue to scramble for a “golden number” that would lead to optimal health but have found themselves wanting. There is ...
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To Lose More Weight, Employees Should Focus Less on Exercise

Today, more than two out of three adults are considered to be overweight or obese. The statistic probably surprises no one. However, considering that the obesity epidemic contributes to $147 billion to $210 billion dollars in preventable healthcare ...
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Study: Empathy May Address The Turnover Epidemic

From raising salaries to offering cool perks to career advancement, employers try nearly everything to retain employees. According to Businessolver’s 2017 Workplace Empathy Monitor, empathy might be the answer. In the survey, 77% of employees would ...
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Study: Obesity Linked To Riskier Decision-Making

Determining the true return-on-investment (ROI) of workplace wellness programs is nearly impossible because of the multi-faceted nature of its effects, which is why employers are moving to a value-on-investment (VOI) approach. Hurdles in quantifying ...
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