See the complete list of Fit-Friendly Worksites honored in July 2012 and January 2013 by the American Heart Association.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to have your organization recognized as a company that prioritizes employees' health. Our next Fit-Friendly application and renewal deadline is Nov. 1.
Get Your Company or School the Healthy Recognition it Deserves
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the U.S., and physical inactivity doubles the risk. This is a scary thought when you realize we spend most of our waking hours sitting behind our desks at work.
But all is not lost! If your organization becomes a Fit-Friendly Worksite, you can help lower the risk of heart disease for yourself and your coworkers.Fit-Friendly Worksites are recognized by the American Heart Association as employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees' health. With your help, your workplace can:
- Provide walking routes
- Promote walking programs and tracking tools
- Allow staff to wear athletic shoes on designated "sneaker days"
Easy, Online Application Process
Becoming a Fit-Friendly Worksite is simple and fast with our online application tool. Visit our site to take your first step in becoming a Fit-Friendly Worksite! You can renew your application there, too! The next application and renewal deadline is Nov. 1, 2013.
Worksite wellness programs are a proven strategy to prevent the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, according to a policy statement in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Wellness programs help increase worker productivity, reduce absenteeism, lower turnover rates and reduce healthcare costs..