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VW Has the “Bug” for Staying Fit

In Chattanooga, Tennessee, Volkswagen is requiring all new production workers to go through a fitness program with the goal of creating a factory filled with “industrial athletes.” The program, which includes a 2-hour daily workout, gets the workers healthy and fit. One employee even said he dropped 30 pounds in the program, and can go up and down the stairs now without feeling winded!

While GYMB4 workouts are only 5 or 10 minutes, they do for elementary and pre-K students what Volkswagen is doing for their employees – getting, and keeping ’em healthy and fit, so they’re ready for the challenges of the day. Using it as part of an overall child health and fitness curriculum makes sense, just like VW’s program.

VW has workers get fit before hitting factory floor – USATODAY.com.

Mon, June 7 2010 » Everything Else

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