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Miles for Wellness is a team-based, eight-week challenge put out by the NC Office of State Human Resources twice a year (Spring and Fall) to encourage NC state employees to get more daily steps. The goal is to encourage employees to get 10,000 steps (equivalent to five miles) on most days of the week. I… Continue reading »

We are very excited to announce that My Dashboard, the private participant portal to track progress, now syncs with Fitbit devices and the Fitbit app! We have been making big changes in order to better serve participants, such as changing the name of the Weekly Tracker to My Dashboard to eliminate confusion, but this is… Continue reading »

Below is a testimonial from a Holiday Challenge participant, Bill. Bill shares his new motivation to take more steps – to help his team win in the race across Iceland. Way to go, Bill!   This is my third time participating in the Holiday Challenge, but this is the first time I have participated in… Continue reading »

The free Holiday Challenge virtual race begins this Monday, November 28th! It’s free and available for anyone to join. The best part about the virtual race across Iceland is that you’ll get to see some amazing Google Street Views. There are waterfalls after waterfalls lining the Icelandic coast. Below is a small preview.   Almost every… Continue reading »

Do you have a bucket list??  Have you made that list of places you want to see, accomplishments you want to achieve or crazy new things you want to try??  I would encourage everyone to make a bucket list.   It keeps us on our toes, keeps us striving to achieve new things, and keeps life… Continue reading »

Two of our most popular blogs are on FitBit (over 5,000 views!) and Nike FuelBand, so I think it’s time I write about my experience with JawBone. When I was researching fitness trackers, I was mainly focusing on price and ease of use. I settled on an older version of JawBone that was on sale and much… Continue reading »

Our guest blogger, Jill, shares her experience with the Fitbit Flex. It is a great device to help you track your physical activity, calories burned, and hours of sleep. Jill shares how this gives her awareness of her daily activity, but also how it could be improved. If you have a favorite activity-tracker we would… Continue reading »

– A follow up to this review, reflecting on the FuelBand after 26 months of use can be viewed here. About a month ago my wonderful wife gave me a Nike FuelBand, an accelerometer you wear on your wrist. I set my goal at 3000 fuel points, the recommended amount for an active, but not… Continue reading »