Workplace Wellness

American Specialty Health Care Facts

Most employees receive healthcare coverage, but what does that coverage look like? How does the US health care system compare to systems in other countries? In “The world health report 2000 – Health systems: improving performance” the World Heath Organization (WHO) published a detailed look at all country’s healthcare systems. Alarmingly, the WHO ranked the US Read more…

Fitness Trackers

Global Fit & Health Trends of 2016

The American College of Sports Medicine recently published their survey of Fitness trends for 2016. This is the tenth year that the survey has been done, and this year includes some surprising results. Let’s take a close look at the categories that came out on top. Wearable Technology At the top of the list for 2016 Read more…

Fitness Trackers

New Nike Run Club App Enrages Users

Last month, Nike released an updated version of their much beloved app Nike Running, now called Nike Run Club or NRC. Whether you use apps or develop them you will be familiar with app updates. Every couple of weeks your phone will download new and improved versions of your apps. These new versions usually have Read more…

Workplace Wellness

Employee Productivity through Exercise

It’s the middle of the afternoon and you start to have that heavy feeling. No this isn’t a 5 hour energy commercial, it’s your reality. Acute fatigue is a problem that faces many employees around the country and its costing companies thousands. According to government research, scientists estimate that fatigue-related employee productivity losses cost companies $1967/employee Read more…

Fitness Trackers

Under Armour No Longer Supports Apple Health and Google Fit

In the last couple of weeks users of Under Amour fitness apps (MapMyWalk, MapMyFitness, etc.) may find themselves unable to connect to Apple Health or Google Fit. This change is sudden and indicates a drastic change in Under Amour’s marketing and product strategy. We spoke with a rep at Under Armour who confirmed in an Read more…