Slow and steady wins the health race for Principal employees

Sweeney, Kevin
July 2011
Employee Benefit News;Jul2011, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p1
The article focuses on the health promotion of the Principal Group Inc. to its employees. It mentions the Healthy Weight Challenge that was launched in 2010 as part of the company's wellness strategy inspired from the reality television show "The Biggest Loser". It states that the challenge enables the 12 participants to lose 650 pounds of weight for nine months. Benefits manager Polly Heinen said that the program has an impact on the employees' engagement, productivity and retention.


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