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“If you put a scale in someone’s bathroom, that doesn’t mean they are going to lose weight,” says Timothy Church, professor of preventative medicine at Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University. “A fitness tracker isn’t going to tie your running shoes and move...

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As the national conversation about physical benefits of sedentary disruption in the workplace continues to unfold, CNN Money reports top executives who are obsessed with other benefits of taking walks during work. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Weiner and others are profiled in this article...

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It has begun. Thanksgiving break is over. Everyone is back in the office and and an unprecedented number of homemade treats and confections have come with them. There are many claims in the media about holiday related weight gain, but Physiology & Behavior - a...

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New research provides objective proof of the positive benefits of using fitness trackers, according to the New York Times. In fact, a 10-year-long research program has concluded that ongoing use of fitness devices yields a 35% reduction in risk of mortality. The article includes commentary from Dr....

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By putting their pedometers on everything from puppies, to hamster wheels, to power drills, some people will stop at nothing to cheat in their company walking challenges. Now, at last, the Wall Street Journal exposes the shocking lengths people will go to to fake their...

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Corporate wellness programs have never been more popular: nearly 80 percent of employers have them. And nearly all of these companies are struggling with how to get employees to engage with their programs. After years of successful wellness challenge executions across the globe, FIX has identified...

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Companies hear a lot about wellness gamification these days, and we’re told it’s a good thing. Theoretically, a gamified experience should increase employee participation and retention in wellness programs. “Gamification” has also become a buzzword, but there are meaningful differences between a “gamified” experience and a...

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