New: Wellness Metrics

Introducing Wellness Metrics! In addition to the activity tracking/photo-uploading/competition goodness that is Walker Tracker already, I'm extremely pleased to say that Walker Tracker now supports six other modes. Nutrition Water…

Stretch it out

I don't know about you, but my neck and shoulders are constantly bothering me. We spend a lot of our daily lives looking down. Down at our computers, phones, reading, or just avoiding that awkward eye contact with the stranger on the bus. It…
Resolutions

Resolutions

It’s that time of year. Many of us resolve to change some lingering bad behavior and set Jan 1 as the date we’ll do it….cold turkey. As of today, 35% of us have already broken the promise we made to ourselves. Of course, this statistic…
Teamwork

Team Names - the good, the bad, and the just plain weird.

We have some incredibly creative folks on our Walker Tracker teams. In gathering together a list, it came to me that the only way to let each one shine was in a Mad Lib (you know, that game you played as a kid – on paper, before computers…
Take A Break

Taking a break is not giving up - it gives back!

We all need to rest at some point. Taking a break from your work, walking competition or committed hobby will help you feel more relaxed, refreshed and healthy. An Oxford Economics (2014) study showed that only 58% of U.S. employees take…
Top 10

10 Essential Elements of a Company Walking Program

Okay, youʼre in charge of your organization’s wellness initiative and the first thing that comes to mind is starting up a walking challenge. So, whatʼs the best way to get started? At Walker Tracker, we’ve worked with just about…

7 Healthy Thanksgiving Alternatives

However you observe it, Thanksgiving is typically a time of year where family and friends get together to enjoy each other’s company. For some it’s also a time where we give thanks and reflect on what we are grateful for in our lives. If…
Meditation

The 5:3:1 method that can transform your work day

Stress, you can't escape it. Whether it's stress from work or life in general, it has its way of creeping into your life and stealing your happiness. There is a difference between good and bad stress. Good stress lasts for short periods of time…
Walking

Our program admins know best – Interview with Health Solutions

Walker Tracker programs are most successful when they are backed by an excellent admin. Our stellar admins are continuously challenging their group and actively communicating to their group engaged. One of these wellness champs is admin Dawn…

The dangers of all things…. PUMPKIN!

It’s that time of year – pumpkin spice this, pumpkin bread that. I did a little investigating. Below are two of the most popular pumpkin items this time of year and how to make it healthier.   The number 1 offender: The Pumpkin…