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How do corporate fitness programs help employees and the company?

Corporate fitness programs help employees maintain active healthy lifestyles. Maintaining an active healthy lifestyle helps increase productivity and diminishes health care costs. Employees involved in a corporate wellness program tend to miss fewer work days and have fewer doctor visits. Exercise has many positive benefits including reduced risk of heart disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes. In addition, exercise improves cognitive function, reduces stress, and improves your mood.

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