Our team works hard to build the world’s best custom-made orthotics, but like our CEO is fond of saying, “If you wear out your body, where are you going to live?” That’s why Foot Levelers offers our employees an on-site gym, free access to a personal trainer twice a week, and free, 100% employer-covered health insurance. Today, we welcomed a team of masseuses from Daniel’s Institute of Massage for a little break-time R&R! Many thanks to these talented professionals and a big shout-out to Foot Levelers’ People Department for bringing them in!
Recent research tells us that sitting too long is bad for your health–let us help you get moving! Foot Levelers’ custom-made orthotics help your body work better and help relieve pain, so it’s easy to get active.
We talk a lot to you athletes and weekend warriors out there (hey, you guys are some of our favorite people and biggest supporters!) But not everyone is destined for sports greatness, or frankly even interested in pushing their limits in the gym/field/track/road/etc. That’s OK. There’s more than one way to stay active, and simple, low key activities like walking can have incredible health benefits, too.
In addition to helping maintain a healthy weight, walking…
- Lowers stress, lifts mood, and helps the heart
- Improves circulation
- Slows mental decline
- Improves sleep
- Encourages a feeling of connection with nature and with your thoughts
…All that and no special equipment is required–plus, walking is easier on the joints than running and is an exercise that folks of most ages and fitness levels can take on. Learn more about the wonders of walking here!