Corporate fitness is evolving. Years ago, it was thought that corporate fitness/wellness was going to take over the world. Books were written about how initiation of wellness (fitness/health) programs in the corporate environment ould encourage healthier, happier employees. It was supposed that these healthier, happier employees would then go on to make a corporation more money by being more productive and creative. It was also supposed that money saved per healthier employee was going to reduce health care costs to a company.
It was a great concept. True in every way, but it fell on its face.
Problem was, most companies are incredible at delivering their widgets and/or services, but not so good at figuring out how to help employees become healthier. Why would they? They've spent years creating their products/services. Learning a new industry (health and fitness) only takes away from what has made them successful. So, they had to hire this done. The folks they hired to get this done, it turns out, were better at making presentations about how to improve the health of employees than they were at actually delivering health to anyone. The best ideas they could come up with were silly. They looked like THIS and THIS. If you've ever gained benefit from a workout, you know that kind of thing really doesn't cut it.
There is a new breed of business owner. One more savvy. One that realizes toe/heel lifts at a computer will do little to nothing for improving the health of their employees. That spending money on ways of the past (see above) hurts everyone.
Companies like Xi3 are leading the way on this (see pic above - all but 1 are Xi3 employees). Their visionary managers (thanks Jase & JR) are finding comprehensive ways of using GPP to improve all aspects of employee health, fitness and productivity. It is real stuff and the team building aspect is amazing. Many in the pic below ran Red Rock Relay in Moab last weekend. That's 70 miles as a team! Congrats to them! Strong work! To bring GPP to your biz please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.