Employers around the country are hosting events today to promote wellness in recognition of National Employee Health and Fitness Day.
The National Association for Health and Fitness (NAHF), which sponsors National Employee Health and Fitness Day, says it is the largest workplace health & fitness event in North America.
In Oregon, for example, executives at Regence BlueCross BlueShield will lead employees on a lunchtime walk to celebrate National Employee Health and Fitness Day.
Vanderbilt University is hosting a daylong schedule of events, including a relay walk, yoga classes, and question and answer sessions with experts on topics like running shoe fittings, recreational equipment, and sports medicine.
In Ohio, Healthy Ohioans is sponsoring the third annual Healthy Ohioans Fitness Walk. The group's goal is for more than 100,000 residents to walk 1 mile.
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