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Blue Cross Blue Shield encourages workers to work out on job

CHATTANOOGA (AP) - Tennessee's largest insurance company is urging its Chattanooga employees to use the three treadmill stations it installed while they're working.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee attached computer workstations to the treadmills and the belts run at only 2 mph.

The company installed the treadmills last fall and officials says about 100 workers use the exercise equipment while completing their regular tasks.

Customer service representative Jeffery Choice says he's used the treadmills for the past two months and now prefers to work standing up.

The insurer also has an onsite fitness facility and a wellness program for employees.

Information from: Chattanooga Times Free Press, http://www.timesfreepress.com

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