Kickboxing Session
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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…
Nutrition Tracking
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More Than Data - Wellness Metrics Keep Me Motivated

I’m fighting sleep as I wait for the coffee pot. I shouldn’t need it; I’ve already had coffee today. Yet, here I am: it’s only 1:00 in the afternoon and the harsh smell and bubbling sound are the only things keeping me from nodding off.…
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Crossing the Finish Line: Story of a Relay Team

If you want to see the definition of teamwork play out in front of you, sign up for a relay. As we do every year, my team took on Cascade Lakes Relay, a 216.6 mile foot tour of Central Oregon’s rough and beautiful terrain. Teams consist of…
pedometer evolution
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To Track or Not to Track?

The idea of walking 10,000 steps per day dates back to 1965 in Japan with the release of the manpo-kei pedometer (or “10,000 steps meter”). This step goal is still considered the “goal standard” with the fitness trackers we have downloaded…
Picnic
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Essentials for When You Want to Do More Than Just Walk in the Park

Like many kids, I always looked forward to a trip to the local park. I have a distinct memory of sitting atop one of those dome-shaped jungle gyms with my cousins, eating peaches and scouting the grassy areas for our next game of tag. Even…
summer
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It's Getting Hot Out There!

No matter where you are, there probably comes a time when it is too hot to even think about working out or getting active outside. Hey, where I am at currently, it's supposed to be 98 degrees but with humidity, it will feel like 107 today! *Excuse…
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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;…
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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…
Stephanie
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My First Powerlifting Meet - I Said I Would Now I Have To Do It

Why Powerlifting? I discovered lifting weights four years ago when a good friend of mine invited me to go to the gym with her. Lifting weights was never something I had been exposed to, but I immediately fell in love with it. As someone…
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Celebrate National Walking Day with Walker Tracker

What is National Walking Day? National Walking Day falls on the first Wednesday of April each year. It was created in 2007 by the American Heart Association (AHA) as part of their efforts to encourage people to live healthier, more active…