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Hootsuite CEO, Ryan Holmes, pays his employees to exercise at work, and thinks you should too. Hootsuite’s service is a platform that helps other companies manage their social media. They currently have 1,000 employees and a very active gym in their corporate headquarters in Vancouver,…

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Congratulations! You live in interesting times. After a contentious confirmation process, President Trump’s new Secretary of Health and Human Services is now in his first week on the job. Said Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Price, is tasked with his party’s stated mission…

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Our modern health epidemic of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease is not a “knowledge problem,” it is a “behavior problem.” In other words, it is no longer surprising to hear more evidence that the the top causes of death in America are preventable by diet…

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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…

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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…

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