Multitasking Takes a Walk

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Multitasking Takes a Walk

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

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. […]

The Two-minute Workout

The majority of Americans have desk jobs. We’re commuters who spend hours traveling to and fro, receptionists fielding phone calls, attorneys reading through case files and accountants balancing books. Therefore, realistically, it’s not always possible to step away from the chair, the computer, the phone, or the drawers and files of information – at least […]

A Simple Change That Can Increase The Benefits Of Any Walk

You’ve heard of book clubs and buying clubs. But walking clubs? Organized walking clubs are increasing in popularity, and they’re shown to deliver both physical and mental rewards. People who partake in walking clubs have shown improvements in general fitness measurements like body mass index, blood pressure, and lung power along with decreased tendencies toward […]

Could Lagging Employee Engagement and Wellness Be Shrinking Your Bottom Line?

  The Boston Consulting Group found one more reason to put employee engagement at the top of your company’s priorities. They noted that businesses chosen as one of the “100 Best Places to Work” for three or more years enjoyed a measurable competitive advantage backed by concrete numbers. In a ten-year timespan, not only did […]

Seven Tips to Ensure Wellness Program Success

Employers can increase productivity by nine percent and absenteeism by two percent when they reduce just one health risk, says The American Heart Association. And it takes just 30 minutes of exercise each day to live a healthier life, improve heart health, control blood pressure and bad cholesterol, and reduce the risk of stroke. Employer-sponsored […]

How Walking Helps You Live Longer

Can a brisk 20-minute walk each day help you live longer? A recent study suggests so, finding that a sedentary lifestyle contributes more to early death than obesity. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study analyzed data collected during a 12-year timespan for 334,000 unique participants. This study aimed to better understand […]

Could games help in reducing medical claims?

Given the right online tools and electronic gadgets, most of us will try anything once – even a fitness regimen. But what happens when the novelty wears off – when walking or working out become yet another chore akin to dinner preparation or housecleaning? Walkingspree, an employee wellness program provider, cites a multi-tiered approach as […]

Announcing Custom Online Shopping Cart for Corporate Clients

Your employees can easily choose a Fitbit activity tracker    Walkingspree is excited to announce the creation and launch of our new Custom Online Shopping Cart for our corporate clients.  This new online webcart will allow your employees to choose their favorite Fitbit at discounted pricing.  If your company decides to subsidize the cost of […]