Author: Allison Bonner

 

No Flu For You: 5 Flu Shot Myths Debunked

No Flu For You: 5 Flu Shot Myths Debunked

It’s that time of year; flu season is upon us. That means flu shots. Maybe you’re ready to go and are rushing to Target because they’re offering discounts to shoppers who get the flu shot as an incentive. Great! You know the importance of getting the flu shot, not just for yourself but for your […]
The Inside Scoop on Health Trackers and Wearables from Christine Evans of Fitbit

The Inside Scoop on Health Trackers and Wearables from Christine Evans of Fitbit

Walk in to any store from Target to Tory Burch, and you’ll see that health trackers and wearables are everywhere. There’s no denying it: The old-school pedometer has gotten a facelift. And with Apple’s recent announcement, we can be sure it’s certainly not going away any time soon. The new wearable devices and mobile apps not […]
TGIM – Thank Goodness it’s… Monday?

TGIM – Thank Goodness it’s… Monday?

More and more people actually look forward to the distraction work can bring to escape stress at home. It’s true! In fact, a recent study, When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home, showed that participants’ cortisol levels, a hormone released in response to stress, spiked more when at home than at work.
How to Challenge Your Friends to Step Up

How to Challenge Your Friends to Step Up

It’s basic but true: Your chances of starting and sticking with a fitness program increase if you’re among friends. The motivation and encouragement — and even a little healthy competition — that a group provides is hard to replicate by yourself. To help you get started, we want to share some tips that have proven […]
Health in a Hurry: There’s an App for That

Health in a Hurry: There’s an App for That

Do health apps work? Can they help us make better choices around nutrition, fitness and health?
Need a Breather? 5 Ways to De-Stress at Work

Need a Breather? 5 Ways to De-Stress at Work

Stress is everywhere, but it doesn't have to control you. Our on-site wellness coach shares five ways you can de-stress at work.
National Nutrition Month: 5 Tips to Curb Stress Eating

National Nutrition Month: 5 Tips to Curb Stress Eating

by Veronica Verhoff March is National Nutrition Month, and we want to help you get into the nutritional swing of things. But that’s easier said than done. We know what it’s like–stress in our daily lives can make even simple decisions (apple, not candy bar) even harder than they should be. So while stress is […]
How Do You Walk 10k Steps a Day? One at a Time and All Together

How Do You Walk 10k Steps a Day? One at a Time and All Together

You might have heard of the fitness gadget known as a Fitbit, one of many new tools available to help you keep tabs on your physical activity. And if you haven’t heard, these sorts of devices are basically sophisticated pedometers that can track and measure your movement throughout the day automatically. Some of the models can […]
Weight Loss in the Real World: Words of Inspiration from our 5 Ton Challenge Weight Warriors

Weight Loss in the Real World: Words of Inspiration from our 5 Ton Challenge Weight Warriors

Our Weight Warriors offer you some great inspiration on how to lose weight and share their struggles and hopes.
The 5 Ton Challenge: Our Employees Tipping the Scales in the Right Direction

The 5 Ton Challenge: Our Employees Tipping the Scales in the Right Direction

As a company, we lost a jaw dropping 19,618 pounds--and we're immensely proud of every pound and every step taken.