iGlobalFitness Canada

iGlobalFitness Canada

March 17, 2011 11:00 ET

iGlobalFitness Canada Launches New Innovative Tools and Programs to Improve Corporate Wellness

VANCOUVER, CANADA--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) - The cost of work time lost to stress in Canada is $12 billion each year. Another $4.5 billion is spent on the direct costs of absenteeism annually*. Increasing physical activity is proven to combat stress and research shows active staff take 27% fewer sick days.*

At its launch in Vancouver, B.C. iGlobalFitness Canada today announced it is addressing these health concerns with a suite of programs and tools that will help employers reduce absenteeism, increase productivity and lower turnover rates while aiding employees to reduce work-related stress, improve health and increase fitness.**

"iGlobalFitness Canada is the perfect fit in the corporate world of Canada, providing companies with health and wellness strategies that make a difference within their workforce," says Mark Stanton, President of iGlobalFitness Canada.

iGlobalFitness Canada will revolutionize corporate wellness across Canada through core corporate wellness programs and leading edge, personal fitness tools, including:

The Stay Active Challenge puts iGlobalFitness Canada at the forefront of delivering effective, sustainable and measurable wellness strategies, creating a fun and engaging competition between corporate teams. www.stayactivechallenge.com.

The activity monitor, with advanced 3D-accelerometer technology that accurately measures your physical activity. A personalized website giving you access to your activity statistics and calories burnt. And most importantly, an online personal coach providing you with motivation and support via emails encouraging you to stay active.

Exclusive access to an international iGlobalFitness network of experienced Wellness Facilitators, all of them CPT certified and trained, offering Personal Fitness Sustainability Reviews, Wellness strategies, and Lifestyle, Nutrition and Fitness reviews.

About iGlobalFitness Canada

iGF Canada is a leading provider of corporate health and wellness programs. iGF Canada works with companies to develop effective wellness strategies and build a convincing business case to support a more comprehensive approach to improving the health and wellness of their workforce. iGF Canada combines this strategic approach with a global network of resources to offer a range of sustainable and measurable wellness services, designed to stimulate employee participation, increase performance and drive employee engagement.

www.iglobalfitness.ca

*Statistics Canada
**Plotnikoff, R., Fein, A., Milton, L., Prodaniuk, T. and Mayes, V. (2003). Workplace Physical Activity Framework. Edmonton: Alberta Centre for Active Living. 

Contact Information

  • If you'd like more information about iGlobalFitness Canada
    or to arrange an interview with
    Mark Stanton, President of iGlobalFitness Canada,
    please call 604-628-7755
    or email: info@iglobalfitness.ca
    or
    Direct press enquiries to Nilmot PR
    Nicola.Hobbs@nilmot.com