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May is Meditation Month! Do You Meditate?

There are about 42,700,000 results for the Google search “mindfulness meditation.”  This is not so surprising. “mindfulness meditation” has been appearing in headlines everywhere, and even the most well known news outlets are talking…
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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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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…
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Walking For Water - World Water Day

Every day, I turn on the faucet without a thought, unable to imagine what I would do if nothing came out. It seems like I am always hearing about how important hydration is for health, especially while being physically active, and I do my…

Is Willpower A Myth?

Motivation can be fleeting at times.  Willpower?  Even worse.  The other day this article found it's way to my inbox. Hardy makes his point, that willpower doesn't work, quite compelling. “According to psychological research, your willpower…
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We Walk The Walk! - Walker Tracker's Latest Staff Challenge

Last week, with the streets covered with snow, I stepped outside decked out in layers and snow gear ready to trek through the snow. Why didn’t I stay inside and hide from the cold? Well, a challenge is underway and there are steps to be…

Battling Sugar - Cravings vs Healthy Options

Growing up I always had a fondness for sweet treats. My Mom would often tease me that I was born with a sweet tooth. But today, as more research is available on sugar, the candy bar or cookie that I’ve added as a regular part of my diet…
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Walk and Talk: Meet Bob - Living Proof Walking Is Great Exercise

I’d like to introduce you to Bob. Bob is technically 85 but insists he feels 35. Bob is inspiring and determined. Bob has walked every day since he started with Walker Tracker back on June 12, 2006. Throughout the past 11 ½ years, he has…

Butternut Squash Soup - Winter Comfort Food

During the winter months, warm meals become extra comforting. Here is a quick butternut squash soup recipe for you all to try at home. It is one of my personal favorites, and is perfect to pair with a green salad or roasted veggies. This recipe…