Did You Know?

More than 62% of adults do not participate in regular, leisure-time physical activity 1 .

What if there was a magic pill?

What if your employees could take a magic pill to control their weight, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, and improve their overall health? Would they take it?

Activity is the magic pill. It is the single most effective change people can make to impact their health. It’s central to lifestyle and long-term behavior change. It’s simple, free, and convenient. Everyone can do it.

Becoming active works for so many different health problems 2 :

  • Cut heart disease rates in half
  • Lower the risk of diabetes by 58%
  • Reduce anxiety and depression by 30-50%
  • Significantly lower obesity in children and adults

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  • Video: 23 ½ Hours - Dr. Mike Evans answers the question, "What is the single best thing we can do for our health?
  • Wellness Solutions Overview – Learn how the FitLinxx Wellness Platform can motivate employees to be more active.
  • Webinar: The Answer is Activity – Listen to Dave Monahan, FitLinxx CEO explain how the FitLinxx Wellness Platform can impact employee health and well-being.


  1. National Center for Health Statistics, Pleis JR, Lucas JW. Summary health statistics for U.S. adults: National Health Interview, Survey, 2007. Vital Health Stat 10. 2009 May;(240):1-159.)
  2. Dr. Michael Evans, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Did you know?

Average health insurance premiums that employers pay went from $13,770 in 2010 to $15,073 in 2011, a one-year increase of 9%1 .

Activity-based Wellness Programs as a Business Strategy

Making activity a key component of your wellness program can be a real competitive advantage. Focusing on activity not only pays off from a personal health perspective, but it also pays off financially. The CDC estimates that the ROI is between $3 and $6 for every dollar spent on employee wellness2.

Activity Tracking and Engaging Wellness Programs Reduces Healthcare Costs 

Employees who track activity are more engaged and motivated. By combining activity tracking with a well-designed wellness program, you can improve employee well-being, reduce healthcare costs and increase productivity.

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  1. Source: Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research and Educational Trust)
  2. US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Early 2000’s. “Healthier, Happier, and More Productive Employees Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke.” P. 13.

Did you know?

Workers who are overweight or obese and have other chronic health conditions miss an estimated 450 million additional days of work each year compared with healthy workers 1 .

Wellness Programs Improve Productivity

Activity-based wellness programs can have a huge impact on reducing absenteeism and improving productivity. According to the Principal Well-Being index 2 :

  • 52% of workers said they have more energy to be productive at work by participating in a wellness program (up from 37 % last year)
  • 41% of employees surveyed are inspired to work harder or perform better. 

FitLinxx partners with over 50 wellness program providers offering programs that are tailored to each company's specific needs.

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  1. Gallup Wellbeing, October 2011
  2. The Principal Financial Well-Being Index, a 2011 Survey by Harris Interactive