Health & Corporate Wellness

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

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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…
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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…

For A Healthy Brain, Get Your Blood Pumping

Do you want to improve your capacity to learn and retain information? Research shows that exercise improves brain health; the key is blood flow. Blood flow increases everywhere in the body, including the brain, when you exercise. More blood…

Why We Love To Make To Do Lists

I’ve never been the type to keep a planner or create a “to do” list. And, for a long time, I believed that these organizational tools would stunt daily creative flow. A few years ago while in college, I caught a glimpse of a classmate's…
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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…
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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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One Man's Journey from a Crushing Injury

Crushing it in China In 2010 I was living in Henan Province, China, teaching English, studying Chinese, and learning martial arts (with a side of partying). I also spent a fair amount of time in the gym training with my German sparring partner.…
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Father Knows Best: Our Dads Share Healthy Tips to Live By

This Sunday is Father's Day, and we're recognizing the men who helped shape the lives Walker Tracker employees. Read on for the activities we used to do with our dads, healthy habits they tried to teach us and what motivates them to keep moving…

Grill Up Vegetables and Fruit for Summer Freshness

Summer has finally arrived, and that means longer nights surrounded by friends, family and, of course, a good BBQ. We all know that fish and meats can be grilled up for a fresh summer dinner, and instead of a pasta or green salad on the side,…

Back to the Basics: What Men Really Need to Stay Healthy

Written by InVite® Health, June 2018 Nutrition is at the core of a healthy body; what you feed your body can be the difference in how you feel, your weight, your risk of chronic diseases, and your overall health. It’s important that you…