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Fittest Execs: Male Over 45 winner, JP Potter

  Potter got into what he describes as a “running craze” a few decades ago, which led him to compete in 5Ks and marathons. From there, he graduated to strength training and lifting heavy weights at lower repetitions. These days, he focuses on more functional fitness that includes an overall workout rather than on one

okcBIZ Fittest Execs: Corporate Wellness Award

Oklahoma Blood Institute cares about its employees and goes to great lengths to help them stay healthy. Employee wellness is promoted through healthy food options in vending machines, a wellness website, free annual biometric health screenings, online and in-person health coaching, individualized case management services, gym discount memberships, weight watchers offers, tobacco cessation resources, employee

okcBIZ Fittest Execs 2013

But Oklahoma consistently ranks as one of the states with the highest obesity rates in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. High obesity rates not only tax the health of individuals but add needless pressure on company insurance rates. That’s why okcBIZ has partnered with INTEGRIS Health PACER Health Services

Male Under 50 Runner-Up: Gary Lynch

For as long as he can remember, Gary Lynch has been running and jumping and playing outside, so it’s difficult for him to say exactly what inspired him to live such a healthy lifestyle. “It seems like movement is a much more natural state for humans,” he says. “Nature is movement: time, progress, the universe

Male Under 50 Champion: Richard Muller

He spends anywhere from three to six hours a week exercising, which includes a combination of strength and circuit training and running or other cardio work. Richard Muller doesn’t participate in many group exercise classes, but he has two workout partners with whom he regularly meets. “This helps because we all can keep each other

Corporate Wellness Award 3rd Place: Retirement Investment Advisors Inc.

Even with a staff of just 16, Retirement Investment Advisors Inc. goes above and beyond to instill a health and wellness mindset in its employees. “It is important to stay healthy because it really does increase productivity for us,” says Erin Wentroth, vice president of marketing. The firm’s employees are a little on the competitive

Corporate Wellness Award 2nd Place: American Fidelity Assurance Company

American Fidelity Assurance Company incorporates wellness into its culture in order to make happier, healthier employees. To that end, the company continues to add to and improve its premium programs. Not only can employees utilize the on-site fitness center and professionally taught classes, but they can also enjoy meals at an on-site grill featuring healthy