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Is A Hot Yoga Workout Worth The Sweat?

In recent years, hot yoga has become a popular exercise option for individuals looking to change up their fitness routine (though first instances of its practices date back to the 1940s). Individuals looking to lose weight and destress by stretching and holding poses in a heat-filled, sweat-inducing environment swear by the exercise. But how does [...]

By |December 29th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

3 Tips to Transform Your Toddler’s Veggie Phobia

If you have children, work with children, or even think back to your childhood, you are well aware that when it comes to vegetables, kids are more than a bit reluctant to partake. You are not a bad parent because your toddler doesn’t excitedly devour a plate of broccoli. If your child does approach a [...]

By |December 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Getting Started with the Benefits of Yoga

You’ve been feeling stressed out. You want to get into shape but are having a hard time getting excited about going back to a gym. Wouldn’t it be great to relax and unwind while you’re getting exercise and getting into shape? Learning yoga may be just the experience for you. The ancient mind-body practice has [...]

By |November 13th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

The Key to Better Memory – And Effective Wellness Programs!

Boosting wellness memory and engagement Have you ever been introduced to a new topic, been drawn into the conversation, then quickly forgotten the main point? It’s a common experience for just about anyone. Fortunately, there are a number of techniques that you can use for better memory; one of them is called “spaced repetition”. And, [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Lifestyle Choices that are the Biggest Causes of Obesity

We asked over 20,000 people five simple lifestyle questions and then performed biometric screenings on all of them to measure BMI/Waist, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol & Blood Sugar levels.  Our 3 findings surprised even us. The five questions we asked were: Where do you prefer to exercise when you make the time? a. Local member-based [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Biometric Screenings are What?

Google “What is a biometric screening?” and you’ll get any number of articles that describe biometric screenings as “a measurement of physical attributes such as height, weight, blood pressure and more – that can be taken at a worksite and used as part of a workforce wellness program.” You’ll see test menus and descriptions on [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Why Is Self-Reporting Acceptable Within Employee Wellness?

If your organization has an employee wellness program, you likely pay to have biometric screenings performed on your employees by a third party.  Why?  There really is just one answer to this question – it’s because you are concerned that if you allow your employees to self-report their measurements, the answers will be wrong, any analysis [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Best Practices, Blog|1 Comment

Point-of-Care “FingerStick” A1c Health Screenings STILL PROHIBITED

Based on the enormous response to our last blog, 7 Lesser-Known Biometric Screening Regulations, it is apparent that several people were still not aware that POINT-OF-CARE “FINGERSTICK” HbA1c SCREENINGS AT THE WORKSITE IS PROHIBITED UNDER FEDERAL REGULATIONS. We thought it would be beneficial to provide everyone with the supporting information we are providing to those [...]

By |August 17th, 2016|Blog, Compliance|0 Comments

Tony Romo is Overweight; Russell Wilson is Clinically Obese. Why BMI for Athletes May Not Be Correct.

Tony Romo recently made headlines due to a picture released with reports that he is overweight. In the picture he was wearing body protection which made Romo’s torso appear more robust than his actual body. The team responded that Mr. Romo is in good shape, and we believe them. Curious on this issue, we decided [...]

By |August 11th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

7 Lesser-Known Employee Health Screening Regulations

In the employee health screening industry, compliance is not scrutinized enough by clients in our opinion. Biometric screening vendors are required to “represent & warrant” that they follow all state and federal health screening regulations, but little is done to verify compliance. Some companies find the cost of compliance is not worth it. However, being [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|Blog|2 Comments