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Say Hello to Taylor Kikuchi - Our New Team Member

Walker Tracker is growing and we're excited to introduce you to our newest member, Taylor Kikuchi.  Taylor is our new UX Designer/Product Management Lead.  She is working with our team to continue to improve upon your Walker Tracker experience.…
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Promoting Your Wellness Program

You’ve done all the planning and set up, and now it’s time to invite your members to join your wellness program. You know they will enjoy it, but how will you get your members excited for the program? Make your pitch quickly! People…
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Applications Open for 2018 Community Change Grants

Fall Into Community Action I want to shine the spotlight on a great non-profit that shares our passion for building healthier, happier, and more accessible communities. Readers that are familiar with America Walks know that they have been awarding…

Happy World Heart Day

With our heart beating over 100,000 times a day, there is never a bad time to start giving your heart a little extra love. September 29th is World Heart Day, and we thought it would be a perfect opportunity to provide you with a little refresher…

Walking, Soccer, Bandy: How The World Stays Fit

The majority of people around the world list walking or running as their primary form of fitness—just like us at Walker Tracker. Walking and running require minimal equipment and you can basically do it anywhere! However, some people like…
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The Importance of Self Care

Walker Tracker is pleased to welcome back InVite Health. InVite Health offers a variety of natural health products and also provides education on a wide range of health and wellness topics. You have a busy day ahead of you. Whether…
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Spotlight: WalkWorks ChesCo

We love speaking with initiative leaders to learn how to achieve success for an activity program. Last week we chatted with the Program Administrators at Chester County in Pennsylvania and are happy to share their expertise with you! The…
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Crossing the Finish Line: Story of a Relay Team

If you want to see the definition of teamwork play out in front of you, sign up for a relay. As we do every year, my team took on Cascade Lakes Relay, a 216.6 mile foot tour of Central Oregon’s rough and beautiful terrain. Teams consist of…
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To Track or Not to Track?

The idea of walking 10,000 steps per day dates back to 1965 in Japan with the release of the manpo-kei pedometer (or “10,000 steps meter”). This step goal is still considered the “goal standard” with the fitness trackers we have downloaded…
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Incentives: 5 Ways to Motivate and End Apathy

Whether you’re new to Walker Tracker or a seasoned veteran who has run multiple wellness challenges, you’re likely always looking for ways to keep your participants motivated. We’ve worked with a lot of programs over the past 10+ years…