Tag: Fitness


Integrating fitness and wellness into city planning – a look at Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City’s residents have lost over one million pounds thanks to recent weight-loss initiatives. Now the city is re-designing itself to ensure that the weight stays off. How are they proposing to do it?…


Goal Setting is Bad – Create Systems Instead

This may sound counter-intuitive to everything that you have learned, but for many people goal setting is bad. It often leads to paralysis by analysis, failure, and frustration. Even if your goal is achievable, there may be a better way to ensure you reach it. …


The Future of Corporate Wellness: Standing Desks

Sitting is one of the worst things you can do to your body… so why do so many of us spend 8-10 hours of day doing it? Can standing desks solve some of the health issues that arise from a sedentary lifestyle? Should a corporate wellness program concern itself with how someone’s desk is configured?…


The Future of Corporate Wellness

The corporate wellness industry continues to grow as more and more companies recognize the value of healthier and happier employees. But why do so many wellness programs continue to miss the mark? How do good wellness programs work? How can companies implement and manage wellness successfully?…


The Future of Fitness Wearables: Goal Reinforcement

Along with habit formation and social motivation, goal reinforcement is a key element that a fitness and/or health wearable product must have built in. But what is goal reinforcement, exactly? Why does it matter? And more specifically, what does it have to do with wearables? Read on for more….

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The Future of Fitness Wearables: Social Motivation

Social motivation is one area where many of the current fitness/health wearables are doing a pretty good job at covering. I have seen firsthand the power of social motivation as a fitness coach, and it will continue to be an integral part of any successful fitness/health wearable in the future. Why? Read on to find…