Entries by Blanca

Financial Wellbeing: Employees Need It More Than You Think

Seventy-eight percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck according to Career Builder. Further, Bankrate reports that Americans also can’t cover a $1,000 emergency without borrowing money. Unfortunately, most employees fall into these staggering statistics. Although many people don’t like to talk about money—especially their troubles with it, most of us struggle in some way and could benefit greatly […]

For a New You, Give Kickboxing a Try

At Walker Tracker, we’re always learning more about wellness from our customers. We’ve been lucky enough to work with human resources directors, wellness consultants, data analysts, and others to implement plans that improve their health and reduce costs. Once we provide them the tools to track health performance, they consistently impress us with ideas and […]

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Applications Open for 2018 Community Change Grants

Fall Into Community Action I want to shine the spotlight on a great non-profit that shares our passion for building healthier, happier, and more accessible communities. Readers that are familiar with America Walks know that they have been awarding dozens of Community Change Grants to deserving organizations and projects across the U.S. These $1,500 microgrants have […]

Spotlight: WalkWorks ChesCo

We love speaking with initiative leaders to learn how to achieve success for an activity program. Last week we chatted with the Program Administrators at Chester County in Pennsylvania and are happy to share their expertise with you! The WalkWorks ChesCo! program is in its second year and it’s trekking right along to the goal […]

A Few Tips To Get You Ready To Bike Commute

More than seven percent of all Portland commuters choose to get to work by bike. Walker Tracker’s employees proudly contribute towards the 17,000 Portlanders out pedaling their commute. When you hop on your bike you’re getting a healthy workout; you also skip the traffic jams, feel the breeze on your face and best of all, no […]

Commute By Bike to Reduce the Risk of Cancer

Cycling to work puts a smile on my face and is a great way to fit cardio into my routine. Now we’re hearing from scientists at the University of Glasgow that bicycling to work daily may greatly reduce the risk of developing cancer and heart disease. In a study published in the British Medical Journal, […]

Welcome aboard Tiana and Michel

Hiring managers, have you ever ran into that moment where you have two stellar candidates and you just CANNOT make up your mind no matter how many lists you make? What do you do? HIRE THEM BOTH! We’re proud to introduce two new members to Walker Tracker’s Customer Success team: Tiana Le and Michel Waissman. […]

Is your pedometer keeping up with you?

Wireless devices like Fitbit and Garmin claim to accurately measure a person’s activity levels throughout the day. As the devices continue to gain popularity, researchers at University of Florida’s Department of Health Policy and Outcomes have tested various devices and their accuracy across age groups. Their findings? The devices aren’t as accurate as they claim […]