I will give you a few hints: It only takes 30 minutes a day. It reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, and the list goes on It lowers anxiety and depression. It improves your mood and fights fatigue. It gives us the biggest return on investment, both time and money. It improves […]
We like to share with you when one of our walking programs does something outstanding. Recently a program in Freetown, Sierra Leone went above and beyond to improve the experience for their walkers. They drove the route from Conakry, Guinea to Freetown to snap pictures first hand. We then used these photos in map pins […]
Having trouble getting your kids to eat their veggies? Perhaps the “Brocco” is just what the doctor ordered. After extensive research at Walker Tracker HQ, I came across this video. Mouth watering, isn’t it?
BABW (Build-a-Bear Workshop) Bear Hugs Foundation’s aim is to help programs that are working for kid’s health. These grants are funded through the sale of the Champ bear, one dollar from every sale is donated to children’s health and wellness throughout the United States and Canada. They are accepting childrens health and wellness grant requests […]
Calling all non-profits with 501(c)3 status and schools! Alberstons is supporting programs that support health. The three main areas of focus are hunger relief, dietary health, and nutrition education. Wellness and health promotion, disease prevention, and health education organizations/programs may be eligible. Grant awards vary. Deadline: Rolling Find out more here: http://www.albertsons.com/about/community.jsp
Here at Walker Tracker, we are great advocates for building activity, especially walking, into your daily life. Can you just imagine the Walker Tracker team walking on treadmills while we’re setting up your competitions and managing the site? Well, not quite yet, but this may be the future solution to sedentary jobs: http://www.trekdesk.com/ Wouldn’t […]
On June 22, our paper, the Oregonian, printed a great article on muscle soreness. I was excited to see this information being put out to the masses, because there is a huge misconception about lactic acid and post workout soreness. The article was called Great Workout! But why do I hurt like heck? by Alexia […]
(Note: This post is by our Wellness Advocate Taylor Welsh – thanks for blogging, Taylor!) Hello walkers! So I was sitting in our new office wondering what to write for a blog post, whats new with Walker Tracker? Well… Oh yes! We should announce the new home of Walker Tracker. The office is an […]