Case Studies

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University Hospitals

In University Hospital’s implementation of ShapeUp, the average participant exercised for more than 34 minutes a day.

Blue Cross CA

Blue Shield of California

In the past three years, 80% of Blue Shield employees have participated in at least one of its wellness programs, including Shape Up Shield.



Highmark’s work with ShapeUp led to a 41% engagement rate and average weight loss of 5.6 lbs per participant.



With ShapeUp, KeyBank enjoyed a 58% total engagement rate and 33% engagement of high-risk employees.

UntedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group’s Fall for Fitness challenge led to unprecedented employee engagement, biometric outcomes, and ROI.

St Luke Health System

Saint Luke’s Health System

By the end of Saint Luke’s challenge, the percentage of overweight and obese participants was reduced by 3.5 percentage points to 54.9%

Research Studies

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine, July 2010

Report on the physical activity outcomes from Shape Up Rhode Island 2007, a statewide campaign to increase steps through team-based competition.


Obesity, September 2012

This study investigated the effects of teammates and social influence on individual weight loss during a team-based weight loss competition.


Obesity, May 2009

View proven results from Shape Up Rhode Island 2007, a statewide Internet-based program involving team-based competition to increase physical activity and achieve weight loss.


What they're saying

“We are really having fun with Shape Up Acadian, and you guys should be proud of what you are doing, and how you handle your business!”


Christopher Johnson, MSS, CBES

Wellness Manager