70% Effective Wellness Challenges
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Why run a wellness challenge?

Human resource teams have evolved from being primarily concerned with hiring and firing. With the advent of data, people-first policies, and wider competition for skilled staff; HR professionals have taken on more responsibility. If you’re…
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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…
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Join the County vs County Challenge!

Walker Tracker is sending out the call to counties across the United States to join our County vs County Challenge. Your challenge will take you to some amazing locations in the Mediterranean (via virtual map). You will race against other counties…
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Boost Program Participation with Effective Communication

What keeps members from participating in an organization's wellness program? It may surprise you, but one factor is the knowledge gap. According to a recent employee survey, 69% of employees that were not participating in a wellness program were…
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How to Sell a Walking Challenge to Your Boss

Walker Tracker is often contacted by HR and Benefits professionals looking for a solution to get their employees up and moving. Many times, once they find a solution, the next step is getting approval for the purchase from those higher up the…
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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…
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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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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…
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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…
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International Women's Day - Celebrating the Work Women Do

International Women’s Day is March 8th and Walker Tracker is proud to celebrate and acknowledge the work women are doing both at our company and around the world. This has been a big year for women everywhere and for the women at Walker…