43 minutes | Feb 24th 2020

Corporate Fitness Challenge – Podcast Ep. 39

Welcome to the 39th episode of the Living Healthy podcast, presented by LA Fitness.   Today we’re talking about an awesome challenge that we do every year at the LA Fitness corporate office. It’s become a way to get active during the workday and to meet people throughout the company we otherwise would never have known!   Our hope is that, in sharing a bit about our corporate culture, we can shed some light on our passion for what we do and help you find new ways to add more activity to your workplace as well!   Tune in now to hear how we get up, get moving, and get acquainted at the office. How Are We Doing?  Tweet us! @LAFitness using the hashtag #LivingHealthyPodcast Email us at blog@fitnessintl.com. Post a photo on our Instagram and using the hashtag #LivingHealthyPodcast This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor. Timecard Markers – Corporate Fitness Challenge – Podcast Ep. 39 Intro   0:01  Sneak Peek into the Corporate Volleyball Tournament  1:33  Introduction of Today’s Guest: Deanna Mercurio  2:27  Deanna’s Fitness Background  6:08  What is the Corporate Fitness Challenge?  8:37  What are Some of the Events That Make Up the Challenge?  10:37  Which are the Crowd Favorites?  18:09   What Kind of Issues Does Sedentary Living Cause?  20:44  What are Some Examples of Week-Long Challenges?  25:46  What are a Few Exercises That People Can Do at Their Desk?  28:10  Are People Competitive with the Challenge?  32:25  How the Challenge Helps Develop Friendships  34:42  Actionable Advice – How to Start a Fitness Challenge at Your Workplace  39:35  Outro  42:38  Recommended Podcast Episodes  Trimming Fat and Keeping Muscle – Podcast Ep. 45Trimming Fat and Keeping Muscle – Podcast Ep. 45We're "Trimming the Fat and Keeping the Muscle" on today's episode of the Living Healthy Podcast! 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