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…

7 Steps to Happy Walking Feet

You may have heard this time and time again but I am here to stress it once more, GET GOOD WALKING/RUNNING SHOES! Do you think pro football players use equipment from a second hand shop or helmets that are four years old? Do you think that Lance…

Introducing Walker Tracker's newest addition - Ellen!

Ellen grew up in Central Oregon and has been an active outdoor enthusiast all her life: “I was spoiled with lots of trails for horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking and cliffs for climbing.  Central Oregon is actually rated the top place…

Destination Walking

Now, I know that walking can be redundant and can get old pretty quick especially if you're walking in a circle around a track or the same ol' route everyday throughout your neighborhood. These routes can be helpful for you to know the distance…

Tips, Tricks and Benefits to Exercising with a Pal

Partnership is an important aspect not only in the workplace and home but also when it comes to exercise. It is a known fact that 60% of people prefer to workout on their own but there is still that 35-40% who like the idea of collaboration.…

Health and activity grants for Portland-area schools and non-profits

Here's a great grant opportunity for Portland Metro schools. Nike is awarding at least $550,000 to Portland-area non-profits and schools. Grants are between $5,000 and $20,000, in the following areas: Environment: Creating or improving places…