Written by Leila Dale/Brannavy Jeyasundaram 3 min read I have thick curly hair and while it can be glamorous, it takes some serious muscle to detangle it. The other day, when I was running a comb through my locks I had to take a 5-minute pause because of the burn in my upper-arm. It was … Continue reading Building Muscles with Resistance Training
Posted by Jane Wang Your people are your corporate competitive advantage. Most progressive leaders are actively investing in employee wellness. However, despite the amount of work that goes into implementing on-site and digital wellness programs, most corporate initiatives fail to engage 3 out of 4 employees. Let's spend a little time dissecting what is happening and offer … Continue reading The State of Affairs with Engagement for Corporate Wellness Programs
Posted by Jane Wang We all know that mobile applications (apps) have the potential to help people increase their physical activity, but little is known about the action change techniques marketed in these apps. The most common techniques involve providing instruction on how to perform exercises, providing feedback on performance and goal-setting for physical activity. … Continue reading How Can Holistic Wellness Apps Lead to Habit Changes?
Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya Eating healthy shouldn’t be a struggle, don’t let your long busy day hold you back from making healthy choices. Sometimes we know what the right choices are, we just don’t make them because of the unhealthier temptations around us or because we prioritize work over lunch. However, nutrition is vital if … Continue reading How to Eat Smart
Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya We had a great webinar in May, in honour of Global Employee Health and Fitness month. I sat down with Optimity’s CEO, Jane Wang, to talk about how to promote best practice tips in the workplace to promote employee engagement. You can watch the full webinar here. Here are a few … Continue reading Wellbeing in the Workplace: Why Employee Engagement Matters (Optimity Webinar Recap)