10,000 steps a day and 1,000 kgs in weight - a health and wellbeing initiative with a difference


01 / 07 / 2015

In this case study find out how Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust encouraged its staff to exercise and lose 1,000kg in weight.

In 2014 the trust took part in the Global Corporate Challenge which challenged staff to take 10,000 steps a day over a 100 day period.

The organisation achieved an average step rate of over 14,500 and became the fourth highest performing health organisation worldwide. The initiative supported staff to make positive lifestyle changes and form long term healthy habits.

This case study details the steps taken to deliver the initiative, the resources needed, key challenges and top tips for other trusts looking to take on the Global Corporate Challenge.

For further information on the positive impact of physical exercise, download our infographic.

The Global Corporate Challenge is a workplace health and engagement program which aims to increase physical activity levels and improve diet and the quality of sleep for those taking part.

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