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A 42-year-old member asked:

i'm wondering why are worksite wellness and fitness programs becoming more prominent?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Several reasons.: Like almost everything else in the business world, it's driven by "the bottom line" -- here though, employer and employees have a common interest in workers staying healthy. Further, an employee who gets sick through his/her own lifestyle has less ability to cast blame, and a "fitness-conscious" company looks better in court. Plus, it promotes the camaraderie that makes workers creative.
Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology 50 years experience
Employers: Need a stable & healthy work force, minimal absenteeism, productive & happy workers & lower health insurance costs. It's becoming a bottom-line consideration!

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are the 20 fitness programs?

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Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology 50 years experience
Please Clarify..: If you don't mind, please be a bit more specific with this question...I'll be happy to take a stab it at later on...Thanks!
A 44-year-old member asked:

Do you suggest any fitness programs in ottawa?

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Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology 50 years experience
Try Several!: I'm a big fan of these programs being tailored to your goals, fitness level, and life-style. In- home instructional videos & dvds that allow you to tailor and modify those workouts, spending less time commuting to gyms and fitness centers, work well for many people....Doesn't matter where you live!
A 37-year-old member asked:

Why are fitness programs becoming more prominent?

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Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology 50 years experience
Greater Awareness: Programs are prominently hyped everywhere in our media, people are increasingly aware of the health benefits, employers want healthier people who eat up fewer sick days, and insurance payers want to improve their balance sheets by paying out less money, and less often, for claims. A great way to spend an hour a day of your time.

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