The WellRight Blog

Some of the Best Wellness Program Rewards are Priceless

Some of the Best Wellness Program Rewards are Priceless

Those heavily loaded gift cards don’t always drive the most participation. We had a wellness challenge that invited our employees to build a new habit over a 30-day period. If the company as a whole did their new habits 75% of the time, the reward was that I (the CEO)...

5 Tips for Designing Successful Wellness Challenges

5 Tips for Designing Successful Wellness Challenges

If you have ever designed wellness challenges for your organization, you know that it is trickier than it looks. While poorly-designed challenges aren't necessarily created on purpose, when a not-so-great one launches and eventually fails, it fosters animosity towards...

Does Your Wellness Program Build Habits?

Does Your Wellness Program Build Habits?

Is your wellness program helping change behavior and build habits or is it just putting more money into your employees’ pockets? It’s no secret that one of the biggest skepticisms of wellness programs is that they drive short-term behavior change to earn a reward...

Wearable Technology Follow Up

Wearable Technology Follow Up

The word is out. People are interested in wearables — particularly the biometrics they can record. In our webinar, Wearable Technology: Can It Actually Improve Your Health?, we looked at several key questions: Why would someone want to start using a wearable fitness tracker? What is the most valuable information a tracker can provide? How do phone trackers compare to wrist or clip-on trackers? What’s next for the wearable?

Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology

Wearable health trackers have become one of the hottest trends in technology over the last few years. The industry is cluttered with high tech start-ups and stalwarts alike, competing for the honor to track your health. But can these wearable gadgets actually improve your health? Join coach Michael and technology expert Drew Settles of TechnologyAdvice for an in depth exploration of health, fitness, and everything wearable.

Two Steps to a Better Resolution

Two Steps to a Better Resolution

The New Year is upon us— let the resolutions begin! I’m sure by now you’ve heard that New Year’s resolutions never work. Yet the beginning of the year seems like the perfect time to set new goals and make plans for self-improvement. How can you resist wanting to make a fresh start with the new year? Don’t let the naysayers discourage you because there is never a bad time to make a change. There are some great ways to help make your resolutions work for you…

The Giving Experiment

The Giving Experiment

Tis’ the season for giving! We hope you’ll give many gifts this holiday season, but the gifts we’re suggesting don’t involve any shopping or pretty packages. It’s in our nature to think BIG when it comes to gift giving this time of year, but we want you to think small — at least for a moment. To complete the Giving Experiment, you will need two things: a recipient and a small act of kindness. Seems boring and simple? Maybe so, but it’s also extraordinarily powerful.

The Power of the Pushup

The Power of the Pushup

Remember when pushups used to carry some clout? Long ago, all that was needed for a great physique was a floor and a pair of arms. Pushups had a way of exposing the weakest in gym classes, instilling fear in new army recruits, and settling the most senseless of frat house bets. It was the movement that could show middle-aged men they’ve “still got it” or that women could be just as strong as men. So why the fall from grace?

Ingredients: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Ingredients: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Is all natural always better than artificial? Does our body recognize “bad” ingredients? The world of nutrition is confusing and filled with controversy. Join as we explore popular topics such as natural additives, food coloring, nitrates, and MSG.