The Corporate Athlete

You care about your employees and the company culture that you create.  Employees who are healthy and active are a company’s greatest asset.  Red Woods Fitness’ Corporate Athlete and Wellness Program is designed to improve their health and fitness, create a more robust, productive  employee, and ultimately improve the quality of life for your workforce and make your company more competitive in attracting and retaining great talent in a tight labor market.  Your employees success will impact your company’s bottom- line.  Our program is accessible to all ages and fitness levels and focuses on relationships,  team building, health, and fitness.  Red Woods Fitness’ Corporate Athlete and Wellness Program will create a positive corporate culture with higher productivity and lower costs.   


Companies are increasingly implementing corporate wellness programs in order to improve the overall health of their workers and to increase the bottom line. Our Corporate Athlete program incorporates personal fitness and productivity into a balanced wellness initiative for your company. In fact, 86% of companies with more than 50 employees have incorporated wellness programs.  Companies who have implemented wellness programs are experiencing major benefits- from lower health care costs and reduced absenteeism, greater productivity, higher morale, and a positive return on investment.  Many companies are reporting double digit decreases in sick leave, hospital admissions, disability days and per capita workers compensation costs as a result of their implementation of a corporate wellness program.  Now, by combining the benefits of personal fitness and productivity into a wellness program, there is no question that proven benefits of wellness will far exceed what we already know happens through the years of data and study.

Reduced Health Care Costs

Companies who implement wellness programs consistently find that their health care costs are reduced, and that there is a significant difference in medical claims between exercising employees and non-exercising employees.

In fact, a report published in December 2019 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, analyzed data from more than 750,000 adults in the United States, Europe and Australia, and found that recommended amounts of physical activity correlated with lower risks of seven types of cancer, of the 15 types that researchers looked at.Read more about this report by clicking here:

Increased Productivity

Medical professionals often recommend regular exercise to their patients as a means to improve one’s ability to perform, reduce stress, and to enhance one’s self-image.  Many organizations we have worked with credit the implementation of our corporate fitness programs for productivity gains in the following areas:

  • Improved Decision-Making
  • Improved Efficiency
  • Reduced Mental Errors
  • Reduced Employee Turnover
  • Improved Staff Quality
  • Decreased Absenteeism & Disability Time.

Cost Effective

The cost-effectiveness of corporate wellness programs is based on the premise that employees with health risk factors, such as high blood pressure or a sedentary lifestyle, are more likely to incur medical expenses.  Recent research has revealed that psychosocial risk factors are associated just as closely- if not more so- with high costs. One study showed the following results:

  • People who report being depressed have health care expenditures 70% higher than others
  • Those that say that they have a lot of stress, 46% higher
  • People with abnormal body weight, 21% higher
  • Smokers, 14% higher
  • People with elevated blood pressure, 12% higher
  • Those with a sedentary lifestyle, 10% higher
  • Employees with multiple risk factors for heart disease, 228% higher
  • Those with multiple psychosocial symptoms had expenses, 147% higher

The American Journal of Health Promotion found that physically active employees are $391 less expensive than inactive workers each year.

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Given these statistics, it makes sense for employers to provide a means for employees to improve their health.  The most effective way to reduce the costs of your health insurance benefits, while still providing comprehensive health care coverage, is to integrate a corporate wellness strategy into your health plan.  Hundreds of studies have been published over the last 10 to 15 years on the cost-effectiveness of Corporate Wellness programs.

Return on Investment

As far back as 1999- a major study of Citibank employees concluded the financial impact of a wellness program.  The corporation realized a return on investment (ROI) greater than $4.50 for every dollar spent.  Additional studies have shown similar results, with ROIs ranging from 3.40:1 to 4.75:1.

A review of 32 studies of corporate wellness programs, published in the late 1990’s, found that for all participants included in the studies:

  • Claims costs were reduced by 27.8%
  • Physician visits declined by 16.5%
  • Hospital admissions declined by 62.5%
  • Disability costs were reduced by 34.4%
  • The incidence of injury declined by 24.8%

Besides the reduced use of health insurance, other benefits of Corporate Wellness programs include:

  • Reduced sick leave/absenteeism
  • Improved productivity
  • Reduced workers’ compensation claims
  • Fewer injuries
  • Attraction and retention of the most effective employees
  • Improved employee morale
  • Enhanced attitude of employees toward their employer
  • This data and the results speak for themselves.   It is time to have Crossfit 631 Red Woods implement a Corporate Athlete and Wellness Program at your company.   


Simply put Red Woods Fitness is different.  We strive to be the best and the forerunner in our industry.  As one of the most successful boutique fitness facilities on Long Island, managing multiple locations, and creating an amazing reach, we work tirelessly to be the premiere, community based organization dedicated to helping people live their greatest lives in their greatest bodies. 

Our philosophy is that training should improve life outside of the fitness environment. Habits formed through training should make people better versions of themselves: better mothers, fathers, workers, friends…

Our program offers a range of different movements from weightlifting to gymnastics, from running and rowing, to all kinds of varied physical feats. We bring the results and the FUN back into becoming and staying fit.

Our focus is bringing the highest quality strength and conditioning training to everyone. From complete beginners to the serious athlete, our goal is maximizing your employee’s progress and providing life-changing results. We offer top-quality, certified coaching, beyond what other facilities are capable of.

Your employees will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with our certified coaches to ensure that each experience is scaled to their ability. We work to ensure their progress while greatly reducing the likelihood of any physical impact.

Most importantly Red Woods Fitness is built on Community.  Community and relationship building are paramount foundations in all the programs we offer.  All your employees, from the CEO to intern will be treated as equals, will begin to see each other in new and positive ways, will get to celebrate the power of moments created through hard work, and will ultimately cultivate lasting friendships.  Our environment fosters a truly amazing amount of loyalty and positivity.


Step 1:

Contact us – For a personal consultation about implementing a corporate wellness program at your workplace, simply email and submit your company information, including your name and contact info. There is no obligation. Once we receive your information, you will promptly receive a callback. You may also opt-in right at the bottom of this page.

Step 2:

Create a program – We will work with you to create a program that helps your employees accomplish their goals and objectives.  We often kick off each program with a coffee chat where we can meet your employees and get familiar with your culture.  This is a FREE consultation which will give us the chance to EARN YOUR BUSINESS.  Once you see our passion and understand our value added implementing a corporate wellness program will be an easy decision.

We offer a tiered system to meet your needs..

  • Single Day Seminar
  • Off Site Classes (Private and Group)
  • In House Classes
  • Full On Site Facility Development

Step 3:

Promote the program – Promoting your wellness program is important, both to make employees aware of the program and to motivate them to participate.  Red Woods Fitness can assist you with your promotion efforts, including custom-designed posters and flyers.  We will also conduct private group on-boarding/training and answer any questions your employees may have.

Step 4:

Offer incentives – Most people want to be more active, but they lack the motivation to do so. Incentive programs can make all the difference.  Simple merchandise awards—ie, t-shirts, gift cards, and entertainment vouchers—can increase participation in your wellness program.

Step 5:

Reap the rewards- as we have laid out the benefits of Red Woods Fitness’ Corporate Wellness Programs are many.  We are happy to help the decision makers at your company shape their greatest asset- the health and well being of their workforce. 

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