A wellness challenge is a fun addition to any wellness program that helps increase user engagement. A wellness challenge cultivates healthy competition among employees while encouraging positive lifestyle behaviors, such as working out or eating right. Every wellness program should be using incentives. They are an important part in helping people stay motivated to make long-term behavior change. But sometimes wellness incentive programs become THE wellness program. The wellness program management, or the tracking, awarding, and processing of the incentives, consumes the wellness budget and personnel time. The challenge is how to administer and manage an effective wellness program that does not consume too much time and resources. The nation’s best wellness programs are able to find a balance between the requirements needed to deliver an incentive program and the need to help employees improve their health. Here are 10 ways they do wellness incentive management.