“I never thought I would feel this good again,” said a misty-eyed participant when asked how her wellness program participation had worked out. Though before she couldn’t even walk a ¼ mile without a break, after 3 months she was walking 35-40 minutes 5 days a week and strength training twice a week. How did she transform her life and gain a mountain of strength and energy? “My friends meant everything to me…” she explained. This heart-warming SlideShare details why friendship and camaraderie are far more powerful than simply knowing that exercise is good for you.