Here’s Why We’re Convinced Pokemon GO Is Secretly a Health App

For years, the health and wellness industry has tried to encourage people to get out, move around and log their daily steps. Whether it’s through leveraging technology to track steps and activity or through logistics type services to help make working out easy and fun, companies like Fitbit, Moov, JawboneClassPass, and even Apple Health have all advocated for healthy living through daily exercise and activity.

5 Vitamins That Nourish Your Back

Good nutrition is an important component of overall health. What you may not think is that your diet also affects your spine, but it actually plays a key role. Your muscles, bones and other structures in your spine depend on good nutrition and vitamins to be strong enough to support your body or to heal from injuries.

The Systematic Approach to Forming Long Lasting Habits

January is all about setting new goals and making resolutions, but what’s important to remember is these new habits need to last way past the first month and into the full year. Whether your 2016 goal is to hit the gym more often, eat healthier, or beat poor posture, the path to success is paved with a systematic approach to forming long lasting habits.

6 Ways to Make Your Holiday Travels Less Stressful

Tis’ the season for gifts, family, and delicious food! It really is the most wonderful time of the year.

But, what almost always puts a damper on the festivities, whether you’re headed to a sunny getaway to the Bahamas or your winter wonderland in Tahoe, is holiday travel. The long TSA Security lines, snowy delays and being cramped in tiny, unventilated travel spaces can have us running for the hills — or more likely, curling up and staying home.

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

So, you over-indulged at Thanksgiving dinner. You’re not alone! It’s hard to resist a table full of delicious goodness regardless of how good you are at practicing self-restraint.

What’s tough (or great?) about the holiday season, though, is the surplus of events, parties, and occasions to surround yourself with too much delicious food and festive, sugary drinks. We’ve teamed up with registered dietitian, Dr. Marily Oppezzo, to give you 5 easy ways to enjoy the holiday festivities without writing off the whole month as a “cheat” month.

The Evolution of Posture

A couple of months ago, the Economist released a map (shown below) to illustrate the findings of a worldwide survey conducted out of the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation to look at “the burden of disability” across different countries. As clearly marked in the graphic, you can see that lower back pain took the crown for most common causes of disability, globally.  See the full study here.

You’ve Got Winter Posture

A week away from Thanksgiving and roughly a month away from Christmas and New Years, we’re headed straight into the festive holiday season where we surround ourselves with delicious food and great company, Fun festivities aside, one downside to the end of the year season is the drop in temperature that chill our bones — and our posture.

25 Epic Tips to Increase Workplace Productivity

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These tips are intended to help you create explosive productivity so you can get your most important tasks completed. Here are our 25 epic tips to help you achieve higher productivity levels and better peace of mind. Instead of trying to implement all of these at once, find a couple that make sense within your organization or department, and practice them for at least 21 days (the amount of time it usually takes to form a new habit).

The Secrets To A Healthier Workday

Keep up with the latest posture, back health and corporate wellness news with our weekly round up of interesting and useful articles.

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Your workplace shouldn’t be a trade-in for your health. Just because you’re working hard, long hours, it doesn’t mean that you should be putting your health at risk. Check out our weekly round up posts for the best tips to stay healthy, pain free and productive.

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