3 Steps to Creating an Employee Wellness Program

Whether you’re planning for January and resolutions, or just want to invest in your employees’ health, a program to promote healthy habits and reward your team for participating is a great way to show you care. Plus, healthy employees are absent less, are more productive and even help to keep health insurance rates down! Custom imprinted giveaways should be part of your program, as these build awareness, encourage teamwork and are great daily reminders.

Here are three key steps to creating a company health program:

Lunch KitStep 1: Generate Buzz!

Before you launch your Employee Health Program, provide your employees with the tools they need to get ready.  A custom imprinted salad shaker, protein shaker or lunch kit are all great options to help your team prep their lunches to bring to work!

Salad ShakerConsider developing a special name, logo and/or slogan for your program to create a true team atmosphere, and a feeling of “we’re in this together”.

 

Health & Fitness JournalStep 2: Track the Progress!

Decide on a goal for your program and how to track it. Is it a competition based on weight loss? Have a group weight loss goal posted in your break room, or compete for which group of employees is most active! A custom-imprinted Health & Fitness Journal will help your employees be more aware of the choices they are making.

StepWell Smart PedometerThe Step Well Smart Pedometer is a cloud-based turn-key solution that allows each of your employees to compare their daily movement results against their team members AND their competition. You’ll want a personal demonstration of this promotional pedometer to see all the opportunities that come with it! Call our Promotional Product Specialist for details: (800) 234-6605

Gym BagStep 3: Reward & Encourage!

When your program comes to a conclusion, it is important to acknowledge not only your “winners”, but everyone who participated. Have a closing ceremony for the program and discuss ways to continue your new healthy habits. Fitness bandPromotional items like gym bags and wearable fitness trackers are great items to encourage long term healthy choices!

Let’s get started! Need more ideas for your health program? Call today!

Debbie Yearwood | Promotional Products Specialist
(800) 234-6605 x 112 | promos@perryop.com

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