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Chandra
Wellbeats Story

Spreading Her Wings with Wellbeats

This is Chandra. Chandra is a 36-year-old mother and workout warrior from Kingston, OK. What started as mere curiosity turned into a 60-days-and-count...
Improve Core Strength
Core Strength

5 Tips to Reduce Bloating

Days are getting longer, temperatures are climbing higher... which means summer is (almost) here! Whether it's camping adventures, pool times, vacatio...
Improve Core Strength
Core Strength

3 Exercises for a Stronger Core

We all want it. Those toned and defined abdominal muscles that we can be proud of and flaunt throughout those long summer days. If only that last line...
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Events

Wellbeats Hosts After-Work Fun Run

On Thursday, May 30th, Wellbeats hosts its first-ever After-Work Fun Run event. The event celebrates the newest Wellbeats running and walking channel ...
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Spotlight

Customer Spotlight: continued

Wellbeats Customer Spotlight: continued is a leading online provider of continuing education for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology...
Jen Zygmunt
Company News

Jen Zygmunt Named 2019 Women in Business Honoree

Jen Zygmunt, senior vice president of sales and marketing for St. Louis Park-based Wellbeats, a national leader in virtual, on-demand fitness for indi...
Jason Von Bank
Company News

Jason Von Bank named Heartland Entrepreneur Of The Year® finalist

Wellbeats' CEO is one of 29 finalists for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Heartland Jason Von Bank, president and chie...
Mental Health Month
Stress Awareness

More evidence shows exercise can boost mood

It may be possible to outrun depression, according to a study published online January 23 by JAMA Psychiatry that shows more evidence of how exercise ...
Introducing Strides
Class Updates

Wellbeats Launches “Strides” Running and Walking Channel

Ready? Set? Run! One of the most highly-requested workouts officially launches on Wellbeats this Wednesday, May 8th: a running and walking channel cal...
4 Things to Bring with You on Your Next Indoor Ride
National Bike Month

Why You Should Stretch After a Cycling Workout

Imagine: you just spent 30 minutes powering through a cycling workout on Wellbeats. You're feeling strong, proud, and maybe a little sweaty. It's easy...
4 Things to Bring with You on Your Next Indoor Ride
National Bike Month

4 Things to Bring with You for Your First Indoor Ride

National Bike Month is here! Sponsored by the League of American Cyclists, National Bike Month is the perfect way to celebrate spring. If you're a beg...
4 Things to Bring with You on Your Next Indoor Ride
Blog

How to Set Up for an Indoor Ride (Rev Tutorial)

You've seen it before: that big, fancy bike with the sleek knobs and buttons. Whether you're at the gym or just got your very own bike, we're here to ...
4 Things to Bring with You on Your Next Indoor Ride
National Bike Month

4 Quick Tips for Road Biking

May is National Bike Month! Sponsored by the League of American Cyclists,  National Bike Month represents a movement to create safer roads and a stron...
future2
Company News

Jillian Michaels Discusses the Future of Fitness (Full Article via Mediaplanet)

NEWS Health and fitness guru Jillian Michaels is excited about how technology is changing fitness, and thinks you should be, too. Photo: James ...
Stress Awareness
Stress Awareness

Four Easy Steps for Dealing with Stress

Workplace stress is a problem. According to a survey by Northwestern National Life, 40% of workers report that their job is very stressful, and 25% sa...
PreferredOne
Company News

PreferredOne Partners with Wellbeats

PreferredOne Partners with Wellbeats PreferredOne is breaking the mold when it comes to health plan fitness benefits. They're partnering with Wellbea...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

6 Ways to Practice Exercise Mindfulness

Practicing exercise mindfulness has exploded over the last few years. By definition, mindfulness is the quality or state of being conscious or aware o...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

Chair Yoga at Work

Need a quick office break? Chair Yoga at Work is here for you. Wellbeats instructor Mark shares simple yet effective yoga poses for your work d...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

Quick Morning Energy Boost

Morning Energy Boost - Quick Workout The alarm clock sounds. You open your eyes. How do you feel? If the answer is "tired", Wellbeats instru...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

Beginner-Friendly Breathing Meditation Practice

Meditation Practice for beginners Meditation is a hot topic these days. By definition, meditation is the process of quieting your mind to feel ...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month! Stress can occur for a variety of reasons and isn't exactly uncommon. According to a recent Gallup survey, abo...
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Nutrition

Improving Nutrition at Work? Only the Carbohydrates Should Be Complex

By Kim Waters, Content Manager & Video Talent, Wellbeats Mar 22, 2019 HR Management Proper nutrition is one of the easiest ways to keep our...
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Nutrition

Nutrition Label 101

Nutrition label 101: Do you check the nutrition label when choosing foods at the grocery store? Better yet, do you understand what each number means? ...
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Nutrition

What Happens to Our Metabolism as We Age

Have you’ve noticed you can’t eat as much as you used to without the side effect of weight gain? That’s because research shows metabolism as we age sl...
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Nutrition

How to Master Portion Control

One of the issues that have come up over the last several decades is that portion sizes of food have grown significantly – everything is bigger, inclu...
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Nutrition

Beginner’s Guide to Macronutrients

Beginner's Guide to Macronutrients “Macronutrient” seems like one big, fancy word – but it’s actually a lot easier than it sounds. In fact, you most ...
recommended
Blog

The new exercise guidelines: any changes for you?

It’s likely you already know that regular exercise helps prevent chronic disease, such as diabetes and heart problems, while improving your overall he...
mark
Blog

Mark Kingsriter is named fitness director for Wellbeats

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (PRWEB) Currently Wellbeats’ highest-rated instructor by consumers, Kingsriter will be responsible for the company’s overall ...
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Blog

Channel Your Cardio (2-Minute Quiz Inside!)

If you were a style of cardio, what would you be? To find out, take this quick Channel Your Cardio 2-minute quiz: 1. If you could describe yourself i...
Revheart
Blog

Which Wellbeats cardio class is right for you? We asked, you answered.

What comes to mind when you hear the word “cardio”? Is it happiness, empowerment, energy… or is it something a little more, er, not-so-positive? Let's...
TKOheart
Blog

3 Wellbeats Channels for a Healthy Heart

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our team at Wellbeats is gearing up for American Heart Month (February)… which means it’s time to kick our cardio u...
HIITheart
Blog

5 Heart-Healthy Habits for Your Work Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inf3Atcv5ZE Next month is American Heart Month! At Team Wellbeats, we’re all about finding non-conventional ways to...
Wellbeats Careers
Company News

Wellbeats Nominated for Seventh Annual BOLD Awards

The 2019 BOLD Awards Wellbeats is excited to announce its nomination for the Seventh Annual BOLD Awards, presented by the Minnesota Chapter of the As...
fitEmployees
Fitness

In 2019, Resolve to Make Fitness Easy for Employees

In 2019, Resolve to Make Fitness Easy for Employees The dawning of a new year is the perfect time to make a fresh start, and chances are, many ...
workplace
Company News

Wellbeats Aiming Fitness Videos at the Workplace

Wellbeats in the Office Employers are sick of rising health care costs, but that doesn’t mean they are not willing to put a few bucks...
GoalsBlog
Blog

How to Add a Workout Goal on Wellbeats + 5 Tips to Make it Happen

It's almost the New Year! Which means it's time to set new goals that may or may not actually stick… …But if we told you that you were 42% more lik...
newContent
Class Updates

Everything You Need to Know About Latest Content Release – Dec 2018

The latest content release is about to drop any day now... are you ready? Our latest Dec 2018 content release includes 11 new classes in 6 differen...
VirtualFitness
Company News

Strategies to make on-demand fitness work for your wellness program

On-demand fitness strategies The way we work out is changing. Technology makes it possible to watch movies, order meals, even rent bikes on our own t...
D2C
Tech Updates

Wellbeats Now Available for Purchase on the App Store

Wellbeats Now Available for Purchase Have you ever wanted to experience the Wellbeats app for yourself? Now you can! The Wellbeats app is now avai...
eMLife
Class Updates

Wellbeats Partners with Leading On-Demand Mindfulness Provider eMindful

Wellbeats Partners with eMindful Wellbeats partners with eMindful! We're excited to announce the partnership with eMindful, a leader in providi...
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Company News

Wellbeats Expands Virtual Fitness Solutions to Employee Populations

Wellbeats Expands Virtual Fitness Wellbeats expands virtual fitness. Wellbeats, a content and software-as-a-service (SaaS) company th...
5steps
Virtual Fitness

5 Steps to Follow Through on Your “Maintain Don’t Gain” Workout Plan

Maintain Don't Gain …So you made the commitment to partake in the 4-week “Maintain Don’t Gain” workout plan starting Monday, November 26. Congratulat...
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Virtual Fitness

How can clubs get the most out of virtual?

Get the Most Out of Virtual By Steph Eaves, Health Club Management and Sports Management | Published in Health Club Management 2018 issue 9 | Get the...
future
Blog

Wellbeats in Future of Fitness Article Featuring Jillian Michaels via Mediaplanet

Future of Fitness Wellbeats, the virtual fitness pioneer with over 350+ proprietary, on-demand workouts and over 2,200 clients spreading across all 5...
Virtual Classes Worth it
Virtual Fitness

Are Virtual Classes Worth Your While?

Are Virtual Classes Worth it? In recent years, as technology has been able to bring us nearly everything we need – including fitness – many in recreat...
HR-Daily
Company News

For Workplace Fitness, On-Demand Is in Demand

From lighter, faster shoes to Fitbit-style activity trackers, technology has long had an impact on our fitness habits. On-Demand Is in Demand. But now...
phoenixblog
Tech Updates

Wellbeats 2.0 Software Will Soon Be Available on All Hardware Systems

We're excited to announce all Wellbeats clients using our 1.0 software will automatically update to our new, cloud-based Wellbeats 2.0 Software very s...
Carrie
Blog

Carrie Tollefson Joins Wellbeats as Run Lead & Coach

Carrie Tollefson Joins Wellbeats ST. LOUIS PARK, MINN. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 30, 2018 She holds numerous state and national titles for distance running ...
Jaime and Emily
Company News

Wellbeats Grows Stronger with 2 New Employees – Meet Jaime and Emily

The team at Wellbeats is expanding! We are excited to announce the addition of two new employees: Jaime Burnham, RVP of Corporate Sales and Emily Long...
NHEW-5
Blog

Successful Sleep Satisfies, Day and Night ft. eM Life

By: Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RDN, RYT / eM Life If you pay attention to health news, you’ll know getting at least seven to eight hours of sleep per...
KARE3
Company News

Behind-the-Scenes with Kare11 News and Our New Running Coach and Lead – Olympian Carrie Tollefson!

This just in: Kare11 pays a visit to the Wellbeats HQ. On Monday, October 16, we welcomed Bryan Piatt from the Kare11 News, a Minneapolis and Media...
NHEW-4
Blog

5 Ways to Prevent an Injury

We all have been there – the dreaded injury. Maybe it was a clumsy misstep that turned into a sprained ankle. Maybe it was experimenting a new exercis...
NHEW-3
Blog

Pre-Workout & Post-Workout Nutrition Tips

By: Wellbeats trainer Darcy M Each of our bodies is extremely unique and there is no "one size fits all" when it comes to nutrition.  Experiment wi...
NHEW-2
Blog

Mindfulness Practice ft. eM Life

By: eM Life teacher Ninette Hupp / eM Life Emotions and Stress are Part of the Human Experience Altering the way we relate to them makes a huge diff...
NHEW-1
Blog

The Push Up: Are You Doing It Right?

What comes to your mind when you hear the word “push up”? For Darcy M., Wellbeats certified trainer with over 15 years of teaching fitness classes,...
Coming to an Office Near You
Company News

Virtual Wellness: Coming to an Office Near You

Virtual Wellness: Coming to an Office Near You Wellbeats expands its on-demand fitness classes to employers SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 KATE LERETTE / Twi...
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New Features

Introducing a Brand-New, Personalized User Dashboard

The next time you log into your Wellbeats account, you may discover a surprise – a brand-new, personalized User Dashboard! That’s right. We’re exci...
BusinessJournal
Company News

Fitness-Tech Company Wellbeats Muscles into the Corporate-Wellness Market

KATHARINE GRAYSON Senior Reporter / Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Wellbeats Inc. launched a decade ago to serve the fitness-club market w...
Wellbeats Stats
Company News

Fitness That Fits (Infographic)

At Wellbeats, we believe that fitness is personal. Every individual has their own personal goals, interests, and lifestyles. What works for you, may w...
Tabata Pyramids
Class Updates

Complete Guide to Fall Content Release 2018

This just in! 17 Wellbeats classes and a brand-new channel will be coming your way soon and we’re excited to reveal the entire lineup. From new workou...