Our Services

Fitness Center Mgmt

AdvantageHealth understands the diverse needs of our Fitness Center clients, including: property managers/owners, universities / higher education and corporations. We can take you from conceptualization and visioning through the grand opening and beyond with continued staffing, management, and consulting.

Wellness Screenings

AdvantageHealth professionals stress prevention. Our formula is to identify health risks as early as possible using a variety of discovery and assessment techniques. The results are kept confidential, shared only with the individual and AdvantageHealth professionals. Check out all of our wellness screenings and assessments.

 

Wellness Programs

AdvantageHealth understands the importance of targeting high risk behaviors through coaching and other wellness programs. We also realize that organizations require various modes of delivery for programming — check out our onsite, online, phone based and direct mail targeted behavior change options.

 

Wellness Seminars

AdvantageHealth seminars allow employees to interact with specialists on popular topics. Seminars are presented by a variety of health professionals and can be coordinated to accommodate your schedule and meet your needs. With over 200 wellness topics, many of our seminars are also available in webinar format.

 

Group Exercise

Employees with common fitness goals enjoy doing group exercise together or participating in biking, running, or walking clubs. Led by certified instructors, participants have fun while they build healthier, stress-free, disease-resistant bodies. If you don’t see a class listed that you would like offered at your organization, please inquire and we’ll customize a class just for your group!

 

Specialty Programs

A comprehensive wellness program includes a wide variety of programs and services to attract your entire population. Let AdvantageHealth assist you with providing these unique areas. including: CPR / AED training, ergonomic evaluations, health fairs, Just Step! walking program, and more!

 

Program Consulting

AdvantageHealth offers consulting on designing a employee wellness program for your business and your budget. As your best-in-class resource for employee health promotion programming, we design each program based on our client’s business plan and culture, and then implement, manage and evaluate it throughout its existence.

Wellness Portals

Wellness portals offer employees a confidential place to log health and fitness information, learn about wellness topics, interact with other employees in a motivating way, as well as allow for back-end reporting. Portals also allow us to manage wellness challenges at geographically diverse populations. Let AdvantageHealth create a portal that’s right for you!

Incentive Campaigns

Incentive campaigns & wellness challenges are designed to create awareness around healthy behaviors, while providing rewards. Typically 4–12 weeks in length, these powerful programs target risk areas such as physical activity, weight management, stress, and nutrition. Check out our extensive offerings.

Choose Your Path

Considering a wellness program for your business but not sure where to start? AdvantageHealth lets you customize a program that’s right for you. We provide three great starting points to help you evaluate your options and map out the best path to a healthier, more productive workplace.  
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Our clients

What our clients say

“AdvantageHealth is a valuable partner in countywide worksite wellness. They have the expertise to be responsive, supportive and creative no matter the size or capacity of the organization.”

Healthy Communities Team

Healthy Communities Team

Healthy Communities Team, Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment

“AdvantageHealth has managed UMASS Medical School’s fitness center for the past three years.  Membership continues to rise every year, beating my expectations. AdvantageHealth is very in-tune and oversees the Medical School’s wellness program not only for members, but also for the surrounding community. AdvantageHealth has the ability to think outside the box and come up with new programs that excite everyone.”

Bill T.

Bill T.

Director of Auxilliary Services, UMASS Medical School

“PreferredOne has partnered with AdvantageHealth Corporation for nearly 10 years. The staff is highly professional and customer-oriented.
AdvantageHealth always exceeds expectations in providing progressive and individualized wellness programs and consulting services.”

Michele A.

Michele A.

Medical Marketing Manager - PreferredOne

“Each fall, AdvantageHealth provides on-site biometric screening services at many county buildings (23 sites in 2015). Customer service is always outstanding as AdvantageHealth respects each employee as a unique individual regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, or language. AdvantageHealth’s reliability and professionalism is top-notch.”

Jill H.

Jill H.

HealthWorks Manager - Hennepin County

“Over the last few years of implementing a Wellness Program and working with AdvantageHealth has proven to enhance our program in so many ways. AdvantageHealth strives to be the best by providing an exceptional level of service through an outstanding staff, and has responded to our needs in every way.”

Wendy R.

Wendy R.

Human Resource Benefit Administrator - HOM Furniture

“AdvantageHealth has been a key partner for our company and employee wellness initiatives. The onsite staff has been a key player in our annual company 5K and has made it a huge success due to their help and expertise. They continually partner with us to develop programs and activities that make for a fun and healthy workplace.”

Chris B.

Chris B.

Facility Manager - Allianz

“The staff at AdvantageHealth goes above and beyond to support our corporate well-being strategy, True Balance. They offer fitness and diet tips, fitness classes, contests like the Frosty Challenge (challenging employees to maintain their weight over the holidays) and the stair climb challenge to get people moving. They are also a big part of our well-being fair for employees. They are great partners!”

Suzanne Z.

Suzanne Z.

Chief Human Resources Officer - Allianz

“AdvantageHealth has been great to work with! Our AdvantageHealth Wellness Coordinator has partnered well with our employees and is providing us with the expertise and experience that we needed. She is approachable, informative and easy to work with. Thanks for helping to improve the health of our employees!”

Pat C.

Pat C.

Human Resources Manager - Culligan

Our Employees

Kristine Keykal, MPH

Kristine Keykal, MPH

Co-Founder & CEO

Kristine has spent the last 20 years developing a variety of health promotion initiatives in order to improve the health and well-being of populations. This has included consulting with a wide variety of  employer groups including businesses, community organizations, educational clients and the government sector to develop strategic, results-oriented wellness programs. She co-founded AdvantageHealth Corporation in 2001 as a means to assist organizations with creating a healthy and more productive workforce. Clients appreciate her thoughtful and tactical mentality to worksite wellness, plus her “not every size fits all” approach.  Her goal is develop a sustainable program that best fits each client’s needs, interests and risks and that shows a positive return on their investment.  Kristine holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health, plus a double-major in Community Health & Physical Education. When she’s not working, Kristine enjoys training for marathons, instructing group exercise classes, and chasing after her three kids.

Michael Olson, MS

Michael Olson, MS

Co-Founder & President

As Co-Founder of AdvantageHealth, Mike oversees the “bricks and mortar” services of the company – fitness center design, implementation, staffing, management, and programming. In other words, he and his team help build best-in-class corporate fitness centers with award-winning results. Mike’s passion, driven by post-graduate Kinesiology studies and over 20 years of field experience, is to create an environment that promotes healthy behaviors and produces results. His goal is to help his clients match the right space, equipment, and operations to their demographic and budget. He listens to what his clients are saying, while pointing them in the right direction. Whether it’s consulting with business partners, leading planning committees with fortune 500 clients, or creating a return on investment for asset managers, no detail is too big or small. When not playing endless rounds of card games or planning a weekend trip with his wife and kids, he’s training for his next Ironman Triathlon. Yes, his type A personality knows no bounds.

Becky Olson, BA

Becky Olson, BA

Wellness Services Manager

Becky has worked in the corporate wellness field for 20 years. She has worked closely with nationally recognized corporate clients to improve the well-being of their employees through fitness and wellness initiatives. Becky joined AdvantageHealth in 2007 and has enjoyed the ability to positively impact thousands of our client’s employees through our wellness programs. Her priority is to ensure that every seminar, fitness class, health fair and biometric screening event is presented in a professional and encouraging manner. Becky holds a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science and Psychology. With a strong interest in corporate and community health, she has also been certified in group exercise and CPR instruction. In her spare time, Becky is an avid reader who always has the next book on her list ready to go. Although not a runner, Becky tries to get a few short races on the schedule each year to keep her motivated during workouts. She is always looking forward to summer and spending time on the lake with her husband and three kids.

Paula Steenrod, MPH

Paula Steenrod, MPH

Health Education Specialist

Paula has been actively involved with AdvantageHealth since 2003. In her position as Health Education Specialist, she wears many hats within the company. She may be subbing at a fitness center, leading a screening event, creating or presenting a wellness seminar, instructing a yoga class, coaching a client on how to lose weight, conducting data entry and analysis or keeping the office organized by tracking supplies. Paula holds a Master’s in Public Health from the University of WI-La Crosse and Bachelor’s in Actuarial Science from the University of WI-Eau Claire. When Paula is not working, she is an avid cyclist and enjoys spending time on her bike Tulip and adventuring with her husband around the country.

Dana Wisniewski, MS

Dana Wisniewski, MS

Health Promotion Manager

Dana joined AdvantageHealth in 2010 as the Wellness Program Manager for Colorado’s largest school district designing, implementing, and evaluating employee wellness programs for the district’s 12,000 employees. In 2016, Dana became the Health Promotion Manager, integrating her Master’s in Marketing Management from the University of WI-Milwaukee along with her Bachelor’s in Community Health Education from the University of WI-La Crosse. In 2014, she was awarded “Top 100 Health Promotion Professionals in the U.S.” by WELCOA. When she’s not working, you will find Dana hiking in Boulder, drinking strong coffee, or doing down dogs on her mat.

Health & Fitness Professionals

Health & Fitness Professionals

Located throughout the US

AdvantageHealth also employs many other certified and degreed health, fitness, and wellness professionals at various fitness centers we manage throughout the greater Minneapolis metropolitan area as well as Boston. Our additional team members include certified personal trainers, group fitness instructors, wellness program coordinators, specialists, and managers who motivate, educate, and empower our fitness center guests every day. You can visit our fitness center websites to learn more:  UMASS Medical School – Albert Sherman Fitness Center, UMASS Medical School South Street Fitness Center,  IDS Fitness, CPGO Fitness Center, 333 Fitness CenterCummins Fitness Center, 121 South 8th Fitness Center & Wellness Services for Culligan.

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Developing a vision and brand that creates a buzz for your corporate wellness program

AdvantageHealth, based in Minnesota, designs each corporate wellness program based on clients’ business plans and culture, and then implements, manages and evaluates it throughout its existence. Over the next 7 blog posts, we will discuss the seven foundational elements of employee wellness in detail as identified by the Statewide Health Improvement […]

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Conducting an effective worksite assessment: 6 types of data to collect

AdvantageHealth, based in Minnesota, designs each corporate wellness program based on clients’ business plans and culture, and then implements, manages and evaluates it throughout its existence. Over the next 7 blog posts, we will discuss the seven foundational elements of employee wellness in detail as identified by the Statewide Health Improvement […]

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8 best practices for your corporate wellness team

AdvantageHealth, based in Minnesota, designs each corporate wellness program based on clients’ business plans and culture, and then implements, manages and evaluates it throughout its existence. Over the next 7 blog posts, we will discuss the seven foundational elements of employee wellness in detail as identified by the Statewide Health Improvement […]

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A message from the co-founders

Since 2001, AdvantageHealth has been delivering award-winning wellness programs and fitness center design, management, and staffing. We do not believe in “cookie-cutter” programs, but instead design our programs for our clients based on their population, resources, specifications and goals for the program. Along with our innovative programs, it's our flexibility, superior customer service, and extensive experience that we will offer you throughout our relationship. We look forward to working with you!
Mike Olson & Kristine Keykal, Co-Founders of AdvantageHealth Corporation

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