Workplace Fitness

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For CPAs, Workplace Wellness Programs Transcend the Fiscal Bottom Line

A recent study by RAND Corporation revealed that when it comes to workplace wellness programs, there may be a distinct difference in the type of programs that reduce costs and lower net savings. However, many accounting firm leaders say their workplace wellness programs do not have costs or savings in mind. Instead, they are designed to keep employees engaged, healthy, and happy.
Education & Careers

CPA Firm Sponsors Yearlong Push for Employee Health, Fitness

Healthy living is a year-round commitment at Herbein + Company, a 110-person CPA firm in Pennsylvania where employees are encouraged to participate in the firm's wellness program throughout the year.
Practice Management

Keep on Trekkin' – Accounting Pro Still Using TrekDesk

Last January, AccountingWEB had the pleasure of meeting Cindy Mayhak – a fitness pioneer in the accounting profession who decided to break away from her desk without breaking away from the office by using a TrekDesk.
Education & Careers

Yoga Keeps Indiana CPA Firm Fit, Flexible, Focused

Jennifer Miller is one of Somerset CPAs' employees who participates in the firm's on-site corporate yoga program. The program offers the firm's 150 employees the chance to untether themselves from their desks twice a month during tax season to participate in a forty-five-minute yoga session led by a registered yoga therapist hired by the firm.
Workplace Fitness

Small Steps Lead to Big Fitness Results for Massachusetts CPA Firm

For many people personal wellness can be a very personal issue, so the idea of instituting a company-wide fitness program can seem a daunting task for many healthy-minded accounting firms.
Workplace Fitness

Daily Workplace Fitness Newsletter Helps CPA Firm Stay Fit and Focused

It's safe to say that when most accountants dragged themselves across this year's April 17 tax filing finish line, they found themselves both physically and emotionally depleted by the grueling hours and unrelenting stress of tax season.
Workplace Fitness

Day 73: Lunchtime Workout

Fitness expert Cindy Whitmarsh has provided us with this Monday walking and aerobic workout.
Workplace Fitness

Day 72: Seated Roll Up

To combat the ill effects of sitting for hours on end, this easy back exercise can help.
Workplace Fitness

Day 71: Desk Chair Leg Stretch

We want to thank Breakpal.com for this stretchy exercise that gives your legs a workout without your having to even get out of your chair.
Workplace Fitness

Hungry? Bring Healthy Snacks to the Office

Working eight or more hours a day can make it difficult to eat healthy snacks unless you plan ahead. Research shows that eating every four hours helps keep your metabolism charged and your energy level high, which leads to enhanced productivity.
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Employers, Employees, and Even Society Benefit from Office Wellness Programs

Research shows that wellness programs are becoming more prevalent in the workplace, and for good reason. They offer benefits to employers and employees alike – it’s a win-win. Many studies and surveys attest to the value of wellness programs, including to society as a whole.
Workplace Fitness

Day 70: At-Work Butt Workout

Fitness expert Cindy Whitmarsh has provided us with a Wednesday workout that will firm your butt.
Workplace Fitness

Day 69: Getting Past the Afternoon Slump

Are you dragging through the afternoon? Here are some exercises and tips that are certain to get the juices flowing again.
Workplace Fitness

Day 68: Neck Pain Relief

Exercises for the neck are extremely important, especially if you’re experiencing neck pain. If done correctly and on a regular basis, you’ll notice greater range of motion and less stiffness with movement.
Workplace Fitness

Day 67: Arm Circles

Arm circles require little time, they’re easy, and you’ll reap great benefits when you do them regularly. The great thing about this arm exercise is that you get resistance exercise without equipment. Just the force of holding your arm muscles tight and firm as you circle creates resistance.
Workplace Fitness

Day 66: Bunny Hop

We've taken an exercise suggested by Marcus Minier, exercise physiologist at The Gym in New York City, and completely revamped it for spring. This hopping exercise will target your thighs and calves to build muscle and it will strengthen your ankles. It will also give you a light aerobic workout as you bunny hop around the office
Workplace Fitness

Day 65: At Work Interval Blast!

Fitness expert Cindy Whitmarsh has provided us with a Wednesday workout that will get your heart pumping.
Workplace Fitness

Day 64: From Distress to De-Stress

Every day, it's important to eliminate as much stress as possible. Here are some ideas for how you can de-stress during your workday.
Workplace Fitness

Day 63: Pliés

Pliés are one of the best leg exercises to tone and strengthen your inner and outer thighs, without putting a lot of stress on the joints.
Workplace Fitness

Day 62: Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Standing up to tone your abs is a legit way to work your entire core without yanking your neck or relying on your hip flexors, the way you might during an on-your-back exercise.

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