Part of our mission at Fleet Feet Sports Hickory is to be a community resource of education while helping everyone achieve healthier lifestyles.
The Fleet Feet Sports Hickory team offers free seminars on a variety of health and wellness topics throughout the Hickory area. We have spoken at schools, businesses, churches, health fairs, corporate offices, medical offices, with sports teams, and more.
We want to work with your group to promote a healthy, active lifestyle for those of all ages and abilities. If you are interested in having us help the members of your group get started and gain valuable information about nutrition, wellness, exercise programs, or a specific topic you have in mind, please fill out the form above.
We can't wait to learn about your next event!
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Did you know:
- 70% of all illnesses are due to lifestyle-related causes such as obesity and physical inactivity. (Source: CDC & U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
- Obese individuals spend more on both healthcare services and medication than daily smokers and heavy drinkers. Source: RAND Corporation
- Obesity increases costs in the workplace. The annual per capita increase in medical expenditures and absenteeism associated with obesity ranges from $450 to $2,500 per obese employee. The estimated cost of obesity at a firm with 1,000 employees is about $285,000 per year. (Source: IDEA Fitness Journal, Jan. 2006)
If you are Interested in having a guest speaker for your next event, contact us at (828) 304-4786 or fill out the form above.