As healthcare costs rise, more and more companies are realizing that helping their employees stay healthy is good business, plain and simple.
In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, over 75% of a company’s health care costs and loss of productivity are connected to employees’ lifestyles. It’s not just obvious health care risks like smoking either. A major culprit in the ongoing healthcare challenges is inactivity for long periods of time – as you may have heard, sitting is the new smoking.
Did you know that some of your favorite summer fruits and vegetables can help keep you hydrated? It’s true! Faves like fresh juicy peaches, cucumbers, watermelon and tomatoes are made mostly of water. In addition to tasty fresh flavors and a whole bunch of nutrients, these summertime picks help combat the dehydrating effects of hot weather.
Whether you’re running to lose weight, going to fitness classes to have a healthier heart or somewhere in between, pinning down a nutrition strategy can take some planning. Here are some pre-workout fueling mistakes to avoid.