Marathon Health Blog

Best Stretches to Do at Work Without Leaving Your Desk

As we’ve discussed in prior posts, desk ergonomics, including the standing desk, are one of the more popular methods of getting people out of their chairs and avoiding the very real dangers of sitting all day. Those dangers include organ disease, muscle degeneration, and leg disorders.

Marathon Health Named Fastest Growing Business in Vermont!

We are very excited to annouce that Marathon Health was named the fastest growing business in Vermont over the past five years by Vermont Business Magazine at its awards ceremony held this week in Burlington. Marathon Health achieved a 900% growth rate in this time period. Each year, Vermont Business Magazine recognizes businesses in five categories –employee owned, manufacturing, services, technology, and wholesale businesses. Marathon Health was first in the services category as well as all other categories to be the top growth company in the state.

Five Workplace Wellness Ideas You Haven’t Thought of Yet

Wellness programs in the workplace are a must-have for companies that want to help employees become healthier. Walking programs are nearly omnipresent and while it is fun to track your steps and challenge your colleagues, participation and enthusiasm for standard programming can wane over time. Wellness is about more than walking, after all, so for those looking for some new wellness ideas, try some of these creative programs. You might find these wellness ideas will have a positive effect on morale, too.

Marathon Health on E-Health Radio

Here's a terrific interview with Marathon Health National Director of Health Coaching Mary Meyer. Mary is very insightful as she shares what makes the Marathon Health coaching model different, and how our clinicians are able to change lives.

Health infusion: Customer Forum 2016

Customer Forum 2016 is in the books. Fascinating keynote speeches, informative strategy sessions, networking opportunities, and, as you can see, fun and challenging activities. Can't wait for what next year holds!

4 Companies Investing in Onsite Medical Services to Attract Top Talent

In a competitive labor market, employers are trying to reach candidates with the message that their organization is a great place to work. Touting a thriving corporate culture, flexible schedules, casual Fridays, open-door management styles, and other perks may entice candidates, but how can you really convince them that your organization places a premium on its employees?

The Perks of Being a Corporate Fitness Professional

Corporate fitness roles allow healthcare and fitness professionals to make a difference in the lives of individuals in ways that few other roles can.

In this post, we'll look at the different advantages a corporate fitness professional experiences in their career.

What Makes Your Company a Good Fit for Onsite Wellness?

Employers may believe that covering their workers with a comprehensive benefit plan is like trying to keep warm under a blanket that’s just too small. Pull it up to your chin, and your toes stick out. Tuck it under your feet, and your shoulders get cold. You can keep tugging at the edges, but there’s a limit to how much it can stretch.

The Benefits of Cultivating a Healthy Workforce and Workplace

Creating a benefits package that promotes a positive culture in the workplace has become an increased priority among many organizations. As a result, more employers are finding greater employee satisfaction and retention.

How to Conduct a Successful Ergonomic Assessment in Your Workplace

Recent studies have revealed disturbing risks associated with prolonged sitting and poor activity, as it relates to workplace environments. Such risks include heart attack, fatigue, back pain, tendinitis, and carpel tunnel among other injuries. The key solution for reducing such risks is often greater than yoga ball chairs and standing desks.