Evaluation Of An Investment Of Onsite Fitness Service

1513 Words Apr 9th, 2016 7 Pages
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The purpose of this research is to study if the investment of onsite fitness service is worthy to do and how the on-site fitness center can benefit employee and employer, both in the short term (the same day), and in the long term (for years and decades).

Purpose and scope

Everyone wants to get high productivity and efficiency in completing their work. There are lots of studies have shown that employees, who get regular exercise, have better performance on the job. From employees’ point of view, one of the competitive benefits that companies are offering is a full-service, on-site fitness facilities for their employees. While this certainly is significant, it may not be enough, for employers to begin
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Adding an on-site fitness center to your list of workplace amenities could help you attract and retain quality employees and make your company more competitive. Therefore, the use of an on-site fitness center as part of a company 's employment strategy is a win-win situation for both employee and employer.

Improves Work-Life Balance
There is a study indicate that inactive people are twice as likely to suffer from premature heart attacks than active people, and regular exercise greatly reduces the risk of premature death from preventable conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and colon cancer.(CITATION). However, busy workdays and time-consuming daily commutes makes employee difficult to keep doing exercise. An onsite fitness center may eliminates the excuse of not having the time to work out. On the other hand, it may encourage employees to enjoy some work-life balance. Some employees who work long hours or overtime regularly can have the opportunity to break away for a lunchtime workout or get their workout in first thing in the morning before a busy day.

Companies with on-site fitness centers can effectively boost employee morale and improve employee health, and reduce the risk of absenteeism. Encouraging employees to do exercise regular at the onsite fitness center and adopt healthy lifestyle habits could contribute to reduced absenteeism.


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