Relaxation is best done systematically throughout the body to insure that the major regions of the body are benefited and none are forgotten. Exercise, particularly stretching exercises which involve contraction and release, insures this cycle.
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Wellness CHAPTER 5Movement: Action For Awareness By: Juan Gonzalez
Corporate Fitness And Wellness“The evidence pointing to the success of fitness programs in improving employee health practices, reducing medical and disability costs, and improving productivity is indisputable.” -Kenneth Pelletier, Ph.D.
Corporate Fitness and Wellness• Over a six year period Du Pont reduced absences due to illness by 14 per cent and received a return of $2.06 per dollar invested in its program• AT&T projects savings of 87 million dollars from reduced heart disease and cancers• Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Indiana found savings of $519.00 per participant, a benefit to cost ratio of 2.51-1• Johnson & Johnson saved $378.00 per employee with lower absenteeism.• Motorola returned $3.15 per dollar invested.• NASA found wellness participants to have improved stamina and work performance along with enhanced concentration and decision abilities. While average efficiency decreases 50 percent in the last two hours of the working day, exercise participants showed full efficiency, which amounted to 12.5 per cent increase in productivity.