Boosting Employee Health

  •   The scorecard is in and gents… let’s just say, you’ve got some work to do! It’s been estimated that only 30% of health is determined by our genetics, so it’s our lifestyles that have the most i...

  •   It’s an alarming reality that many Australians are currently on the path to disease. Our modern lifestyles are wreaking havoc on our health and wellbeing. Our convenience-driven food choices, ever increas...

  • The workplace has changed remarkably in the last 50 years, even the last 20 years, the part most of us have been around to see. More adults are working, and more jobs involve part-time hours. There has also b...

  • For many of us, there is no better feeling than a nice cold beer or glass of wine after a long day. It helps us unwind, “switch-off” and shifts us into relaxation mode. But alcohol changes the way your brain and b...

  • Team sport is a fun way to get fit this summer For many, team sports are a fundamental part of growing up and school life. So how come so many decide to leave team sport in the playground? Sure, it’s harder to f...

  • What if improving the health of your people was also good business? We know that offering health and wellbeing programs is the ‘right thing to do’. We need to look after our people and keep them healthy and sa...

  • Beyond zero harm I recently had a “Hallelujah” moment in a phone call from a large manufacturing company. The caller said: “Steve, we’re having injuries, 10 so far this year, mainly strains and sprains because...

  • Kicking health goals on site! In February, WFR started delivering a Healthy Lifestyle Program at two of IGO's Mining Operations, Nova and Jaguar, and the Corporate Office. WFR's Exercise Physiologists Toni, Noell...

  • Enter the new year feeling healthy, not heavy! Can you relate to having a slightly larger waist-line when the New Year rolls around? On average Australians gain 0.8-1.5kg over the Christmas period and research ...

  • The crew getting on-board with Fitness programs Views from a fitness centre don't get more interesting than on the POSH Arcadia. WFR staff get to enjoy the views from one of three fitness centres spread throug...