Articles: Wellness

What’s in the Water, Seattle?

  What Seattle can teach us about driving less, growing more, and being bike-friendly Recently, I was bowled over by a headline:   “New Commute Seattle data shows that driving alone is now the alternative mode”   Huh? Really? I was more than a little skeptical. Only in towns with cobblestone streets, or cities that […]

Lucky Brand’s bikeshare: The road to health never looked this good

I love all my pairs of Lucky Brand jeans. Indigo blue lowrise, black velvet skinnies, printed boot cut … the list goes on. I must wear a pair nearly every day, because they just plain fit … for most every situation. Lucky Brand’s new corporate bikeshare program is cut from the same cloth. Last fall, […]

Healthy Bikeshare at Kaiser Permanente

When it comes to employee health and wellness, it’s nice to know Kaiser Permanente walks the talk. The health insurance behemoth — with more than 10 million members nationwide — made strides to keep its own employees happy, productive, and out of the doctor’s office. How? An easy-to-use bikeshare program aimed at getting employees moving! […]

Are Bike Commuters Healthier?

To an employer, health means a productive workforce, a critical element in generating goods and services that create a profit. Think of a healthy workforce like the grease in a well-oiled machine. Without it, the engine will wear rapidly, overheat, seize and quit. Investments in employee health are critical and can be analyzed as any other element of production, based on ROI.

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