Health & Corporate Wellness

Health and wellness advice about nutrition, mindfulness, and, of course, activity challenges from Walker Tracker’s team and community contributors.

Humans are born to stroll

"If people want to be healthier and prolong their life span, all they really need to do is go for a walk. It’s the single easiest thing anyone can do." - Gretchen Reynolds, Author of The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We…

Another reason to move more: the American workplace!

How many of you are making an extra effort to exercise daily? If you can honestly answer "me!", then great job!  For most people this is not the case.  After much media attention, most Americans understand that we have an obesity problem. …

Keeping the mind sharp into age

There's a great article at the New York Times today called A Sharper Mind, Middle Age and Beyond which details a massive study on cognitive function and aging, called Midus. One of the largest take-aways from the study, is how much better…

The single best thing we can do for our health

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…

A new look at broccoli

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?

Rite Aid Health and Wellness Grants

Another great grant money opportunity for schools and non-profits looking to help communities foster healthier and happier lives in areas where Rite Aid operates.  The Rite Aid Foundation is looking to fund programs promoting health and…

Healthy School Environments Action Learning Collaborative Grants

The Department of Health and Human Services is sponsoring a grant to support schools in low-income income areas to adopt the USDA's Healthier US School Challenge.  Five grants of $5000 will be available to public schools with a low-income…

Children’s Health and Wellness Grant

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…

Albertsons Health and Nutrition Grants!

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…

Step while you work!

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? …