Many people today lead inactive lifestyles, and the rates of obesity have been increasing for years. Many chronic conditions can result from or be exacerbated by a lack of physical activity—which means that individuals and employers alike may suffer.
Adding physical activity to the day—even in small increments—can help. Better health can mean fewer absences from work due to fewer illnesses or injuries. Being in better health can reduce healthcare-related costs, as well (for both individuals and employers).
More Reasons Why Employers May Want to Encourage Physical Activity
Beyond reduced healthcare costs and reduced absences, there are more reasons