Health & Corporate Wellness

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

6 Ways to Stay Warm (and Fit!) this Winter

If Penguin Huddling is not an option for you.... Try moving. It's simple and everyone can do some form of it.  Here are some quick ways to get the blood pumping and reap the benefits of being active. AT THE OFFICE: You may already have some…
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Nice vs Mean: Managerial styles and employee health

There's a fascinating article at the Harvard Business Review that ties together a number of studies on the efficacy of being a nice boss versus a stern, removed one. Despite many changes in how businesses are run in the 21st century, the…
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Why counting counts

What’s all this tracking business, anyway? Everyone seems to be hopping on the bandwagon to get the brand new fitness devices. In 2014, interest in purchasing wearable fitness devices quadrupled (according to a CEA Study). There seems to be…

Holiday Potlucks and Parties: How to be Nice and not Naughty

It's the most fattening time of the year. Oh yes people, you know it, I know it and if you're not careful your thighs and belly will know it too. It has been studied that people who gain weight during the holiday season do not tend to…

Maintain, Don't Gain! Holiday tricks to try

Depending on where you look, studies state that most Americans gain 2-5 pounds during the holidays.  So, what’s the big deal? Well, most of us don’t lose that weight in the months to come. The foods high in sugar and unhealthy fats, and…

Exercising out of the Box

Are you getting a little bored with your regular workouts? Hey, I've been there plenty of times. Not only is it good to change things up to stay motivated but it's also an excellent idea to keep your body guessing and therefore losing weight…

The Evolution of the Pedometer

Nowadays the new fitness trend is pedometers. From wearable wireless devices like Fitbit to the countless apps that are available for your smartphone, they're everywhere and do a lot more than just track walking. The idea of the pedometer, however,…

That Ten Letter Word

Motivation: it's empowering, at times elusive, and requires discipline. However, without it there cannot be success. Finding my motivation, especially when it comes to working out, has been a constant evolution. Often times I find my motivation…

Lost Lake Butte Trail

For our summer vacation this year my fiancé and I went out to a local campground called Lost Lake. The lodge and family friendliness reminded me of the movie "Dirty Dancing" and there was so much to do in and around the lake! Despite getting…

Walk With Purpose

There always seems to be a walk for something. Walk for Breast Cancer, Walk for Alzheimers, Walk for MS and so on. I do not think I know one person who hasn't been affected by a disease somewhere in their lives. Personally, Alzheimers hit close…