Entries by Emily

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Hancock County’s Motivation Secrets for A Successful Program

You are more likely to participate in physical activity in your neighborhood if you happen to live by a walking trail or comprehensive bike lane system.  The physical environment, however, is not the only environmental factor contributing to your exercise habits. Your family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors play a major role as well. It is […]

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Special Olympics – 1 Million Step Challenge

Last month, Walker Tracker was honored to sponsor the Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Leadership Conference. Stimulated by the theme of the conference “Inclusion in Motion,” participants were challenged with collectively walking 1 million steps within the two days of the event. Encouraged by Special Olympics Athlete leaders, participants walked, ran, and converted activities such as […]

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Promoting Your Wellness Program

You’ve done all the planning and set up, and now it’s time to invite your members to join your wellness program. You know they will enjoy it, but how will you get your members excited for the program? Make your pitch quickly! People are busy, they don’t have time to read a long, detailed email. […]

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Spotlight: University of Nebraska

Creating and sustaining a successful wellness program requires hard work and the best tools, as well as learning best practices from other organizations. Earlier this year, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Campus Recreation Center started their first walking program for both faculty and students. Amanda Robine and Marc Derrico are administrating the program and were gracious to […]

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Warm Up This Winter

I can’t say I’m a big fan of cold weather, but I accept it without much complaint. What choice do I have? While I wait for the milder temperatures of spring, I layer up and try to keep my same routines. Besides, there always good that can come with winter. For some, it might be […]