Health and Wellness

August 22, 2016

On My Way To Work, I Lost 35 lbs.

Timing has never been my strong suit but I’ve accepted that and try to continue on anyway! Once again I have succumbed to the perils of imperfect timing but then, I guess it depends on how you look at the situation […]
July 11, 2016

Healthcare Promotions are Nothing to Sneeze At!

It doesn’t matter what the season is, we’re all bound to catch a cold or the flu at some point during the year. Because none of us are immune to getting sick, promotional items that protect us from harmful germs […]
July 23, 2014

Chicago ASI- Best of Wellness Selections

To make up for the short Lara Loves It hiatus, I have written a two part blog based around items I ‘loved’ from the ASI Chicago show. In part one I will focus on some wellness items that stood out […]
July 16, 2014

Building a Culture of Wellness

According to a recent Incentive Magazine article, “As wellness incentives have matured over the past decade, employers have broadened their approaches as far as types of healthy behaviors encouraged.” Taking into account that there is more to being healthy than […]
January 22, 2014

Keeping It Moving – More than just an 8 week Challenge

Throughout October and November of 2013, all of Summit Group participated in our Keep It Moving Challenge, which consisted of a series of workouts to be completed both inside and outside of work, either individually or with the team that Summiteers […]
November 21, 2013

Better Your Employee’s Health

For many businesses today, a main concern is the rising cost in healthcare. One way to combat these costs is to have implemented a strategic health and wellness program that targets the key health issues. According to a recent Forbes […]
October 8, 2013

Maximize Your Productivity Without Burning Out

Easier said than done, right? Not necessarily, especially if your life depends on it. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Americans work an extra 20% more hours than in 1970. Why is that? The amount of hours […]
September 26, 2013

Let’s Get Moving! Be Well Week 2013

September 23rd marks the kick-off Summit Group’s 2013 Be Well Week where associates are offered the opportunity to take advantage of various health and wellness activities.  Each day, a different event takes place including free flu shots, stress management training, […]
May 6, 2013

Why It’s Important to Incentivize Employees for Healthy Behaviors

There is quite a lot of controversy these days as to reward or not reward employees for healthy behaviors. You may have heard of intrinsic versus extrinsic rewards. Employees should participate in healthy behaviors because that is simply the right […]
December 10, 2012

Good Bye Chairs, Hello Exercise Balls!

Over the Summer, Summit Group’s 3 divisions participated in a Health & Wellness month, where all of our associates were constantly challenged to exceed their fitness goals and live an overall healthier lifestyle. Even after the summer, Summit continues to […]