Elizabeth Dixon, Chick-Fil-A’s Wellness Initiatives person, does all kinds of innovative things to keep the Chick-Fil-A employees and their families healthy and fit. In the past they have taken their employees to participate in the Disney Marathon as well as hike the Grand Canyon.
Elizabeth’s Health Tip was “Information Doesn’t Change Behavior. People know what to do they just need to be motivated to do it!”
They also do things that go beyond their company – they are hosting a family retreat in March featuring Runner Jeff Galloway. They also are involved in US City Challenges around the country where they try and find the fittest company in the city – they have started this annal event is Atlanta, Charlotte and Nashville.
Elizabeth explained that at their corporate office they have an 11,000 sq foot fitness center with trainers and nutritionists available for counsel. We even talked about all the healthy food options there are on their menu like wraps, salads and chargrilled sandwiches . To learn more about Chick-Fil-A go to their website www.chick-fil-a.com and to learn more about the retreat please go towww.winshaperetreat.org and to learn more about the Most Fit Company Challenge please go towww.uscitychallenge.com
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