Health & Corporate Wellness

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

So, I Ran A Half Marathon - 2018 Eugene Marathon Recap

Running is my favorite way to push the limits of what I think I’m capable of doing. It challenges me physically and mentally. It gives me a sense of freedom. It's my form of meditation... my minutes of zen. I love long distance running,…

National Osteoporosis Month: Get On the Move for Bone Health

May is National Osteoporosis Month, which focuses on prioritizing bone health and raising awareness for how you can prevent the brittle bone condition. Today, more than 53 million Americans are at an increased risk for bone fractures, but you…

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;…

4 Surprising Ways that Mindfulness Meditation WILL Transform Your Life

This week Walker Tracker is excited to have Lena Franklin join us a guest blogger. Lena is a Mindfulness-based Psychotherapist and is the head of content for Welzen. Welzen is a wonderful app which provides a variety of mindfulness tools…
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Our Moms Share Healthy Insights

In honor of Mother's Day this Sunday we are taking time to appreciate the women who molded some of the employees at Walker Tracker--their mothers. We asked our moms to share healthy habits they tried to teach, the special activities they did…
InVite Health

What Women Really Need to Stay Healthy

Walker Tracker is pleased to introduce you to InVite Health. InVite Health offers a variety of natural health products and also provides education on a wide range of health and wellness topics. Since May is Women’s Health Month InVite Health…

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…
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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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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…

Is your pedometer keeping up with you?

Wireless devices like Fitbit and Garmin claim to accurately measure a person's activity levels throughout the day. As the devices continue to gain popularity, researchers at University of Florida's Department of Health Policy and Outcomes have…