McClatchy has partnered with Virgin Pulse to offer a fun, interactive wellness program that rewards you for taking steps toward your health and wellness journey!
McClatchy's Wellness Program, sponsored by Virgin Pulse, is designed to encourage us to stress less, take a few more steps each day, eat a balanced diet and much more.
All benefit-eligible employees and any spouse/domestic partner enrolled in a McClatchy medical plan are encouraged to participate. Employees may earn rewards towards gift cards, wellness products and more by participating in activities within the program.
Team challenges are a great way to get moving, track your progress and have blast with your colleagues. McClatchy hosts 3-4 team challenges each year and participants earn points when participating. Connect your fitness tracker today, and be on the lookout for the next wellness challenge announcement from the LiveWell team and get prepared to step it up!
Healthy Habits help you self track any daily wellness behaviors that you individually would like to focus upon. Healthy Habits trackers on the Virgin Pulse platform allow you to be more mindful of certain behaviors, and help you make small, everyday changes that will lead to big results!
The Health Risk Assessment (HRA) is a health questionnaire through Virgin Pulse used to provide you with a confidential evaluation of your health risks and quality of life.
Get a Heart Age score based on your heart health and a Lifestyle Score based on the healthy choices you make each day! Answer questions about your nutrition, activity, sleep, and health history to see where you stand and how you can improve to be the best you.
Journeys is a digital coaching tool with individual programs designed to help you improve or maintain your health and well-being, one small step at a time. Use Journeys to kick start your new habits including stressing less, moving more, sleeping soundly, achieving financial wellness and more! Challenges range anywhere from 10 to 28 days to complete.
Log into the Virgin Pulse platform to start a Journey today.
All benefits eligible employees are encouraged to register on the Virgin Pulse platform to participate in personal and team challenges. Spouses or domestic partners currently enrolled in a McClatchy Medical plan are also encouraged to register to participate.
Create a new team or join an existing team up to a maximum of 10 challengers. Teams will advance to each weekly stage by tracking and entering steps taken. The team with the most steps wins.
Of course! All forms of activity minutes can be converted using the Virgin Pulse tool into an associated step count towards the team total.
Participants can sync any integrated tracking device to the Virgin Pulse app (list of devices available online and here) or your can track your progress manually using the Virgin pulse mobile app or platform.
The info sheet below includes everything your need to know about the devices and apps that are compatible with the LiveWell / Virgin Pulse platform.
You bet! Completing team wellness challenges and other activities earn you points towards your quarterly points total!
Certain challenges may also include a tangible "McClatchy LiveWell" prize for the winning team or raffle winners.
Employees say it best
"Being part of the wellness challenges keeps wellness top of mind and reminds me to get up from my desk, go get some water, do a lap around the hallway, and get a few more steps than my colleagues so I can win things! Every little bit helps."
Employees say it best
"I love the virgin pulse challenges because it helps me stay motivated! Especially during these challenging times...I can also feel a part of the community by working with a team.”