There is always a lot going on at WellWorks. Check out some of our recent news!
Healthy OHIO is Ohio University's employee wellness initiative. Available to Ohio University employees enrolled in the medical plan and their benefits-participating spouses/partners, the program is intended to give participants customizable tools and resources for a variety of wellness goals. Healthy OHIO is an umbrella program that houses two rewards programs: an online/mobile wellness platform called Virgin Pulse and biometric health screenings. Additionally, in FY19, WellWorks will be providing a limited number of Max Buzz ™ activity trackers to encourage participation with Virgin Pulse. Read More
To encourage an active, healthy lifestyle, OhioHealth recently announced WellWorks as a new location for the Fitness Rewards Program available to OhioHealth eligible associates. Associates currently enrolled in the OhioHealthy Medical Plan or Opt-in to Wellness are eligible for the program. Fitness Rewards Program members will be reimbursed membership dues for associates who join WellWorks and meet certain attendance requirements. Learn more about how this program works. Read More
Whether the sun is shining, or rain is pouring down, OUPD Community Relations Officer John Stabler is out helping the OHIO community get moving while building connections on campus and in the community through the Stroll Patrol program. Stabler started Stroll Patrol this fall and has continued to lead groups of OHIO employees and community members on brisk walks around campus every Tuesday and Thursday at noon. Stroll Patrol is a collaboration between OUPD and WellWorks that brings together OHIO employees, students, and other community members for conversation over the course of a half-hour walk. Participants generally get at least 3,000 steps during the Stroll Patrol walks. Read More
WellWorks has hired a full staff of personal trainers to help you meet your wellness goals this summer. Whether you’re new to the gym, not getting the results you want, or need some help with accountability, our certified personal trainers will customize a fitness plan based on your goals and lifestyle. A personal trainer can help you make the most of your valuable time, teaching you the most efficient and effective workouts for your unique needs. Read More
Are you looking to shake up your fitness routine this summer? Then join us for our Outdoor Ridges Fitness Camp classes on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. Participants will get a total body workout and learn body weight exercises that can easily be replicated at home with no equipment. Free to all WellWorks members! Read More
Annually, WellWorks adjusts its operating hours during the summer terms. This year's summer schedule has been announced: May 7-August 22: Monday - Friday: 5:45 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. August 23-24: CLOSED for staff training Regular operating hours to resume on Augst 25. Read More
GivingWorks, a service effort housed within Ohio University’s WellWorks program, is partnering with Women for Recovery and Chrysalis Farm to facilitate a service site at Serenity Grove, a women’s recovery facility, during Athens Beautification Day on April 22. On this date, volunteers will assist Chrysalis Farm with the building, filling and mulching of raised beds on the Serenity Grove grounds. Volunteers can register online today! Read More
WellWorks is proud to announce that new equipment was installed in the Fitness Center on March 12, 2018. These upgrades were made in response to member feedback and is intended to provide our members with an enhanced experience. New equipment includes: - Two Precore Adjustable Motion Trainers - All of the bikes in the fitness center have been replaced with the newest versions. - Three Life Fitness Integrity DX Recumbent Bikes. - Two Life Fitness Integrity Upright Bikes. - One New Life Fitness PowerMill. Download the "LFconnect" app onto your SmartPhone to track your workout, view your progress and make the most of your time in our Fitness Center. Read More
Annie Laurie Cadmus has joined the WellWorks team as the Engagement and Marketing Coordinator. We sat down with her for a quick interview as she began in her new role! Learn more about our newest team member. Read More
Sunday, October 15th marked the 3rd annual Komen Athens Race for the Cure 5k walk/run, and the second year that the WellWorks team -"GoDiva or Go Home"- stepped out in style to support breast cancer awareness. Read More
Two second-year Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine medical students are partnering with WellWorks to provide a FREE 10-week healthy lifestyle program to community members. The students will be leading classes that focus on healthy nutrition, exercise, and disease prevention. Read More
Let's celebrate back-to-school with an activity challenge! Create a “bus” consisting of you and 4 other WellWorks members. The visits you and your teammates accumulate in the WellWorks fitness center/ fitness classes will translate to miles. The bus that travels the farthest will win a swag bag courtesy of WellWorks. Read More
We are excited to announce a partnership between WellWorks and the College of Health Science and Professions’ School of Applied Health Science and Wellness (AHSW). Read More
Deadline for spouses/partners extended to March 31! Read more for details Read More
Purchase 8 personal training sessions and receive a one-hour nutrition consultation with our registered dietitian! Read More
It’s certainly not Mardi Gras, but Selena Baker, MS, RDN, LD is heading to New Orleans anyway! Read More
SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program for active older adults. There’s a good chance YOU are eligible! Read More
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