Medicine: From Boardroom to Locker Room

Corporate fitness programs have employees in a sweat

What do Chase Manhattan Chairman David Rockefeller, McGraw-Hill Vice President Wesley Fraser and boardrooms full of other executives, male and female, have in common? Several times a week they pull on sneakers and sweatshirts to spend an hour or so in the company gym, puffing on a jogging track or pumping away on a stationary bicycle. Employer-sponsored exercise is fast becoming an integral part of the workaday world, as businesses recognize that their financial health can depend on the physical health of key employees as well...

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