WOOP Goals

WOOP your goals into reality

There is far more to achieving your goals than mere positive thinking. Research has shown that only having positive fantasies of your goal makes you feel like you have already put in part of the work and you are less likely to achieve it. Reworking…
Cooking

Learning how to cook - the healthy way.

Changing the way we eat is hard...really hard. The foods we eat have an important impact on health, and meals often become the center of our social and family lives.  Making major changes in diet requires more than willpower, it requires…

Introducing: Onebreath.in - take a deep breath

Be reminded to take a deep breath at https://onebreath.in, a new, tiny service from Walker Tracker. While walking is obviously our wheelhouse at Walker Tracker, we run a number of other types of wellness programs. Whether it's a focus…

Walker Tracker On The Road: A Wellness Fair

What’s it take to engage employees in wellness events? Working with hundreds of clients in my 5+ years at Walker Tracker I’ve learned that a few small things bring simple joy and excitement to participants: Acknowledgment – announcing…

Make it a Walking Meeting

With work increasingly keeping us seated, it can be hard to meet fitness goals. A new study from the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami in Florida, published in Preventing Chronic Disease, a journal of the Centers for Disease…
heat wave

It's Too Hot!

With a record heatwave scorching the Southwest United States, we're reminded of how it can be difficult to maintain fitness commitments in extreme weather. Finding ways to keep moving in excessive heat can be challenging. As temperatures in…
coffee

Really great news for us all here at WT HQ (Coffee thought to protect against cancer)

Yesterday a panel of World Health Organization experts concluded that coffee protects against at least two types of cancer. Hooray! This adds to the growing number of positive health benefits that coffee provides, such as lower risk for parkinsons,…
Volunteer!

Get Active - in your community!

If you are looking to get in some steps and activity while also being an all around great civic asset to your community, consider volunteering with a local organization! From dog walking at your local Humane Society to being a nature guide at…

Every Step Counts - Hadassah's Walking Program

by Jack Rubinger Randy and Brooke are quite an item. The 63-year-old suburban Chicago real estate attorney and her miniature poodle walk outside pretty much every day as long as the weather cooperates. In addition to being an active Hadassah…

Sitting far better for you than standing, newest research proves

As reported in the New York Times, 'Exercise Now Thought to Increase Mortality Rate', recent studies have shown that sitting -- once thought to be considered 'the new smoking' -- has now been proven to increase longevity. For this reason,…