See The Results

Real Time Tracking for Your
Corporate Weight Loss Program

A Duke University study revealed that overweight employees…

  • …require 700% higher healthcare costs
  • …are 13x more likely to miss work
  • …file 2x the number of worker's comp claims, and each claim costs 6x the average
  • …are 200% less productive
  • …are 2x more likely to have difficulty getting along with co-worker

SOURCE: Journal of Occupational Environmental Medicine,
American Journal of Health Promotion, Duke University.

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This cost is based on a gender balanced work force with equal amounts of healthy weight, overweight and obese employees.

On average, employees above the healthy weight range cost companies an added $1,492 per year more than healthy weight employees.

  • 44 (14%) Over 15% Loss
  • 78 (25%) 10% to 15% Loss
  • 97 (31%) 7% to 10% Loss
  • 63 (20%) Below 7% Loss
  • 26 (8%) Gaining
  • +5%
  • +2.5%
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  • -2.5%
  • -5%
  • -7.5%
  • -10%



  • Swing Eaters
  • Nighttime Nibblers
  • Hearty Portioners
  • Emotional Eaters
  • Convenient Diners
  • Fast Pacers
  • Routine Repeaters
  • Fruitless Feasters
  • Steady Snackers
  • Meal Skippers
  • 116
  • 100
  • 93
  • 60
  • 50
  • 47
  • 45
  • 26
  • 15
  • 14


4 out of 5 Retrofit clients are losing weight

"You can be on the road and still make your appointments and stay on track."

Scott K.
Sports Agent, Age 48
17% weight loss at week 44

"I am super busy, and it's
fitting in."

Amy W.
Market Research Consultant, Age 40
20% weight loss at week 45

"You use the tools, the tools give you feedback, and it becomes part of your normal activities."

Kilby W.
VP, Global Operations, Age 41
12% weight loss at week 45


personal professional team
  wi-fi scale   wireless activity tracker   private online dashboard

A personal team of weight loss professionals

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Behavior Coach
  • Plus your own Program Advisor

A wi-fi scale

That sends data on your weight, mass and BMI.

A wireless activity tracker

That monitors your calories burned and sleep patterns.

A private online dashboard

That tracks your data and charts progress.

Retrofit is specifically designed for business people who are busy, stressed, and travel frequently. Each participant receives their own private weight loss team and state-of-the-art digital tools for daily tracking and monitoring.


Walk through the components of Retrofit's private dashboard, the proprietary data tracking and communication portal for clients and their dedicated expert teams.


Retrofit was created by some of the nation's leading weight management experts, including two past presidents of The Obesity Society. Collectively, they have treated more than 40,000 clients. The Retrofit Advisory Board is a world-class, hands-on team that drives success every step of the way.

Robert Kushner, MD, MS

Past President of The Obesity
Society and recipient of the 2011
Atkinson-Stern Award for Distinguished Public Service

James Hill, PhD

Co-founder of the National Weight
Control Registry and past President of The Obesity Society

Brad Saks, PsyD

Co-owner of Chicago's North Shore Center for Weight Management

Holly Wyatt, MD

Served as National Program Director for the Centers for Obesity Research and Education

Dawn Jackson-Blatner, RD, CSSD

Noted author and nutrition consultant for the Chicago Cubs

Melissa Paolino, MS, ACSM-CES

Member of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Center for Partnership Medicine


Retrofit Founder Jeff Hyman gives a presentation about Retrofit tailored for businesses and HR professionals. See how your company can have the maximum impact with minimum expense.


Weight loss is absolutely the most significant healthcare challenge that we face. We work with you to create a turnkey solution customized to your company's needs.

  • Your employees receive a substantially reduced group rate.
  • Communication channels include: webinars, seminars, e-mails and brochures.
  • Participants can pay once up front, on a monthly basis, or through payroll deductions.
  • Motivate participation by contributing to the program and we will match part of your contribution.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can just 10% weight loss for employees make an impact on businesses?

    10% weight loss has been shown to be a clinically significant factor in reducing the risk of a host of illnesses, as well as increasing worker productivity. For more information, read our white paper, The 10% Solution: The Business Case for Weight Loss.

  2. What is the company's role in providing information to employees?

    Retrofit provides all the outreach materials, including seminars, webinars, brochures, email, U.S. mail, and posters. We do all the work so you don't have to.

  3. Is the program endorsed by any medical/research entities?

    Retrofit is founded by six of the nation's leading researchers in weight management, including two past presidents of The Obesity Society. Collectively they have treated over 40,000 clients. See their info above on this page or visit our company page for their complete bios.

  4. How does Retrofit coordinate with our firm's existing wellness coaching program?

    Retrofit is a perfect overlay to any existing wellness program. With the employee's permission, our wellness experts will coordinate communication with his or her wellness coach.

  5. Can Retrofit serve employees in multiple locations?

    Absolutely. With dozens of wellness experts across the country, we can cover any geography and time zone, even outside the United States. The program is designed for busy business people who may travel frequently. Because communication is online, clients can keep in touch with their wellness teams from virtually anywhere.