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Get Active with National Walking Day and Move More Month!

National Walking Day has always been Walker Tracker’s favorite holiday. This year we celebrate it on Wednesday, April 3rd as it kicks off Move More Month. A month-long celebration from the American Heart Association, encouraging all…
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For a New You, Give Kickboxing a Try

At Walker Tracker, we’re always learning more about wellness from our customers. We’ve been lucky enough to work with human resources directors, wellness consultants, data analysts, and others to implement plans that improve their…

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…

For A Healthy Brain, Get Your Blood Pumping

Do you want to improve your capacity to learn and retain information? Research shows that exercise improves brain health; the key is blood flow. Blood flow increases everywhere in the body, including the brain, when you exercise. More blood…
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Essentials for When You Want to Do More Than Just Walk in the Park

Like many kids, I always looked forward to a trip to the local park. I have a distinct memory of sitting atop one of those dome-shaped jungle gyms with my cousins, eating peaches and scouting the grassy areas for our next game of tag. Even…
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It's Getting Hot Out There!

No matter where you are, there probably comes a time when it is too hot to even think about working out or getting active outside. Hey, where I am at currently, it's supposed to be 98 degrees but with humidity, it will feel like 107 today! *Excuse…
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One Man's Journey from a Crushing Injury

Crushing it in China In 2010 I was living in Henan Province, China, teaching English, studying Chinese, and learning martial arts (with a side of partying). I also spent a fair amount of time in the gym training with my German sparring partner.…

So, I Ran A Half Marathon - 2018 Eugene Marathon Recap

Running is my favorite way to push the limits of what I think I’m capable of doing. It challenges me physically and mentally. It gives me a sense of freedom. It's my form of meditation... my minutes of zen. I love long distance running,…

A Few Tips To Get You Ready To Bike Commute

More than seven percent of all Portland commuters choose to get to work by bike. Walker Tracker's employees proudly contribute towards the 17,000 Portlanders out pedaling their commute. When you hop on your bike you're getting a healthy workout;…

Commute By Bike to Reduce the Risk of Cancer

Cycling to work puts a smile on my face and is a great way to fit cardio into my routine. Now we're hearing from scientists at the University of Glasgow that bicycling to work daily may greatly reduce the risk of developing cancer and heart…