Being Overweight or Obese is Directly Connected to Activity (Not Diet?)

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Being Overweight or Obese is Directly Connected to Activity (Not Diet?)

Being Overweight or Obese is Directly Connected to Activity.  A common thought for some time has been that obesity is related more to a person’s diet than anything else.  Some studies are showing that this may not be the case.  In fact, it’s becoming more usual for people to adjust their diets and make better […]

Walking, Exercise Can Help Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. At first, it was mostly women who united around the world wearing the color pink in support of breast cancer survivors and also wearing pink as a symbol of hope for a cure. These days, it is more and more common to see men wearing pink to show their […]

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Hacking Healthcare: Intelligent Decisions and Mobile Health

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Shivie Mannshahia, VP & CTO of Walkingspree was interviewed recently by BaseHealth about healthcare innovation. “Mobile health will continue to be among the strongest growth groups in healthcare. People are downloading thousands of paid healthcare and fitness apps every day. Easy to use on a daily basis, fitness trackers are catching on fast among consumers, […]

Saint Francis Testimonial

An employee from our client Saint Francis gives a great testimonial about their experience with Walkingspree. “After starting the program with Walkingspree 3 months ago, I lost 10 pounds and I also dropped 1 size and am feeling great. Now, I have lost another 2 pounds in the last 2 weeks. I’m now down to […]

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Creating a Healthier Workplace Culture

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There’s a lot of talk about employees working longer hours, staying connected at home and on vacations, and work/life balance. But all of this time at the office or invested in office work leaves little time for fitness. To bridge this gap and encourage physical activity, some employers have invested in state-of-the-art on-site gyms complete […]

Multitasking Takes a Walk

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When most think of office multitasking, they usually envision someone instant messaging while composing an email and preparing a lengthy document or spreadsheet. But multitasking also occurs when combining the typical one-on-one meeting or small informal brainstorming session with a leisurely stroll through the park. In fact, there’s even a name for that: walking meeting. […]

Supreme Court Decision on Affordable Care Act

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Another stressful period of waiting is over and it looks like it is business as the usual. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act health subsidies across the country in their recent ruling. This rejection of the final key challenge to Obamacare preserves the current healthcare landscape. This means prevention and wellness is at the […]

Walkingspree Sponsors the American Heart Association’s 3rd Annual Fit-Friendly Symposium

The American Heart Association’s 3rd Annual Fit-Friendly Symposium was without doubt a success. With much honor and appreciation, Walkingspree sponsored this years Fit-Friendly Symposium. Over 150 corporate wellness attendees gained insight on how to lead employees to healthier lifestyles. Attendees were able to learn about the integration of successful wellness plans into the corporate environment. […]