Energise your workforce
Getting active and energised at work is the best way to get your business and its employees happier, healthier and more productive through a varied programme of physical activity. It doesn’t always have to be the obvious choices either – some people love to do a lunchtime run, while others might treat themselves to a massage or some yoga. Whatever you choose, it’s all about making a positive change to the way you fit physical activity in at work.
Workplace Challenge was launched in 2014 by Sport England. It’s a national initiative that’s organised by Energise Me on a local level in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Behind it’s creation was the goal to inspire workers and teams to be more active in and around their working day – you spend more time at work than you do at home, so why not bring a bit of fun and fitness into your days?
Research done by the British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health shows that workplace activity doesn’t just have a positive impact on individuals but on your business as a whole. In workplaces that were more active they noticed that there was:
- Significant increase in physical activity
- Better mental health
- Reductions in sickness absence and presenteeism
- Supportive and encouraging relationships between colleagues
- Better motivation, communication and interaction amongst teams
Our key figures
So far, we’ve engaged over 2,000 employees and have 400 workplaces already signed up. What are you waiting for? Sign up today!
How we can help
Perhaps you want to go one step further than taking part in Workplace Challenge? We can work with you and your team to develop and design a bespoke activity and wellbeing programme that meets your needs as individuals and as a workplace. Research shows that the best way to inspire your team is through an organisational culture that encourages and empowers employees to be active in and around the working day. You’ll have our help step-by-step and access to loads of information including resources, tips and hints and challenges.
Here’s a taster of what you could expect from us:
- Tailored activity challenges
- A range of activities and classes
- Workplace Champion Training
- Workshops and courses
- Health checks and wellbeing events
- Tournaments and business games
We are also working closely with RS Health and Fitness who can offer:
- Weight Management & Nutrition
- Therapy & Treatments (Chair massage, Reflexology etc.)
- Exercise Classes
- Fitness Centre Design, Planning and Facilities Management
Whatever we do, we’ll always look to consult across your organisation, monitor the programme and introduce feedback and communication processes for staff. Ready to know more? Ask us for help to make your workplace healthier, happier and hungrier for success.