Keeping the mind sharp into age

There's a great article at the New York Times today called A Sharper Mind, Middle Age and Beyond which details a massive study on cognitive function and aging, called Midus. One of the largest take-aways from the study, is how much better…

Step it up America! Disconnect and get moving!

In the time it takes you to watch another sitcom re-run, surf the Internet, or play Angry Birds on your phone you could get your daily dose of exercise in.  Instead of plugging in or tuning out, take a 30-minute walk!  You’ll feel great and…

Announcing a new website - more to come!

In 2011 we contracted with the design firm Morange Design to help us build a world-class new brand and User Interface. Today we're very excited to unveil the first part of that work, our new corporate website. We couldn't be happier with it. In…

The single best thing we can do for our health

I will give you a few hints: It only takes 30 minutes a day. It reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, and the list goes on… It lowers anxiety and depression. It improves your mood and fights fatigue. It gives…

Walker Tracker profiled on Oregonlive

On Oregonlive, there's a nice story on us: Walker Tracker, a Northeast Portland software start-up, measures its considerable progress (yikes, and a picture of -most- of our team!). The article was written by Rebecca Koffman who came and interviewed…

Siri, please update my step entry

Text message integration with Walker Tracker comes standard in all of our walking programs, and is a 'pro' feature in our community program. It's a fantastic feature for logging your steps while you're on the go, or getting a quick read on your…

Going the Distance

We like to share with you when one of our walking programs does something outstanding.  Recently a program in Freetown, Sierra Leone went above and beyond to improve the experience for their walkers.  They drove the route from Conakry, Guinea…

A new look at broccoli

Having trouble getting your kids to eat their veggies?  Perhaps the "Brocco" is just what the doctor ordered.  After extensive research at Walker Tracker HQ, I came across this video.  Mouth watering, isn't it?

What's happening outside our window

Veteran's Day Parade! If you have a conference call with us, plan for it to be accompanied by exuberant motorcycle noise.
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Spouses walk free in our Mediterranean Walking Challenge

Today we officially announced a promotion we're really excited about. An 8 week corporate/organization walking challenge around the perimeter of the Mediterranean -- what's going to make it especially great, though, is that we're inviting the…