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Corporate Wellness Award 1st Place: Norman Specialty Hospital

Working 12-hour shifts can be brutal on one’s health, so Norman Specialty Hospital ensures its employees are not only taking care of patients but themselves. As the Corporate Wellness Award first-place winner, the hospital naturally sports all the bells and whistles when it comes to a health-conscience workplace, including free, regularly scheduled exercise classes; employee

Male Over 50 Runner-Up: Dave Carpenter

Dave Carpenter started his workout regimen just a year ago, in January 2012. It was a New Year’s resolution he says he was determined to keep. Initially, he worked out five or six days a week on an elliptical machine for 35 to 40 minutes, and climbed six flights of stairs at his office three

Male Over 50 Champion: Michael Smith

Michael Smith believes his example has influenced others, specifically his adult children and their families. His wife and children, their spouses and his grandchildren all participate in regular fitness activities and sports. His exercise regimen includes cycling and regular workouts at the gym, which are a minimum of 45 minutes five to six times a

Female Over 50 Runner-Up: Lucy Fritts

When her son was nearly school-age is when Lucy Fritts got more serious about her routine. She turned another corner about 10 years ago, after several of her siblings developed heart issues. That’s when she changed her family’s dietary plan: low-fat, low-calorie, increased fruits and vegetables. She does have one addiction, however: Wii Fit. And

Female Over 50 Champion: Anne Roper

It was many years ago, while in college, that Anne Roper admits to gaining more than the freshman 15. After completing her college career, she took the weight off and has remained fit and active while raising her three daughters – now all in their 20s. “As I’ve gotten older, I’ve had to work at

Female Under 50 Runner-Up: Amanda Storck

Amanda Storck has followed a regular exercise regimen for about 10 years. “I first started exercising because I was gaining weight after college and needed to lose about 15 pounds,” she says. “A boss that I had at the time inspired me to be healthier because he was always training for marathons.” After a few

Female Under 50 Champion: Carol Alexander

Carol Alexander works out every other day, spending a total of six and a half hours each week. This includes three hours of aerobics, two hours on the elliptical, and one and a half hours of strength training. She also participates in a group aerobics class at the Downtown YMCA. “In my youth, gymnastics and

okcBIZ Fittest Execs

With Oklahoma ranking as the sixth-fattest state in America with a 31.1% obesity rate, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, our population is pushing the scales, which triggers negative health effects, thereby putting needless pressure on company insurance rates. That’s why okcBIZ has partnered with INTEGRIS Health Pacer Health Services, Bob

okcBIZ 2013 Fittest Execs and Corporate Wellness award winners announced

Fittest Execs is an initiative by okcBIZ magazine to identify, recognize, reward and promote area executives who prioritize health and fitness in their lives and at their organizations. INTEGRIS Health Pacer Health Services presented the 2013 Fittest Execs program, which was also sponsored by Bob Mills Furniture Sleep Spa and Oklahoma State Department of Health’s

Fittest Execs 2011

The well-worn phrase doesn’t refer to one’s health, but perhaps it should. With Oklahoma ranking as the seventh-fattest state in America with a 31.4% obesity rate, our population is pushing the scales, which triggers negative health effects, thereby putting needless pressure on company insurance rates. That’s why OKCBiz has partnered with St. Anthony Hospital, YMCA