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July Nourish Content Release
Class Updates

Take a Trip Around the World from Home with Wellbeats

Get a taste of exciting destinations around the world... from your own kitchen! Internationally known celebrity chef Daniel Green shares 4 authentic m...
June 24 Content Release
Class Updates

Wellbeats Adds 13 New Nutrition and Mindfulness Classes

Wellbeats expands its nutrition and mindfulness content with the release of 13 new on-demand classes. The latest June release includes: New delic...
Avanath
Company News

Apartment Owner Avanath Capital Management Gifts 9,000+ Wellbeats Virtual Gym Memberships to its Renters

Avanath owns ­­­­80 affordable and workforce housing communities throughout the U.S. in 41 different cities. With many renters struggling due to th...
Wellbeats June Content Release 2020
Class Updates

Refresh Your Home Workout Routine with 12 New Wellbeats Classes

Wellbeats releases 12 new classes for working out at home. The new June release is full of variety the whole family can enjoy, including: 3 class...
Wellbeats Connect
Class Updates

Staying Connected During Uncertain Times: Introducing the New Wellbeats Connect Channel

Finding support from each other is more important than ever during these uncertain times. To help spread positivity and encouragement in this season, ...
AMGEN
Spotlight

Dancing and Kickboxing to Stay Fit Between Conference Calls

Like most parents currently stuck at home with energetic kids climbing the walls, Megan Fesinmeyer, a senior manager of business analysis and info at ...
MAXIMUS
Spotlight

Client Spotlight: MAXIMUS

Leading health and human services provider MAXIMUS credits Wellbeats’ fast, simple and customer-centric implementation for its overall launch success....
Nourish Channel
Class Updates

Fueling Mind and Body: 7 New Nutrition Classes on Wellbeats

Since March of 2020, Wellbeats has extended its fitness and wellbeing platform to provide research-based, educational nutrition and cooking classes. T...
April Content Release
Class Updates

Wellbeats Releases 18 New Classes to Help Stay Active at Home

Stuck at home? Here are 18 new ways to refresh your fitness routine inside. The new April Content Release launches a variety of classes to help you st...
Virtual Fitness
Company News

Behind the Scenes: Technology Is Changing the Way We Work Out

By Jason Von Bank, President & CEO, Wellbeats Mar 19, 2020 Technology Technology is changing the way we work. In some cases, that means aut...
At-Home Challenges
Class Updates

Wellbeats Launches 3 New Challenges for Employees Working From Home

New Home-Based Wellbeats Challenges In light of the recent impact from COVID-19 (coronavirus), Wellbeats launches 3 new at-home, no-equipment workout...
Wellbeats Special Offer to Help Fight Coronavirus
Company News

Wellbeats offers free virtual fitness subscriptions to employers until April 30 to help fight spread of coronavirus

Access to any time, anywhere fitness content allows companies to maintain workplace well-being initiatives while enforcing work-from-home policies ...
Nutrition Kim Waters
Nutrition

Nutrition education makes eating healthy at work easy

The average American spends close to 2,000 hours at work each year. That’s around 250 lunches eaten at desks or at the nearest fast food outlet, or ma...
Wellbeats Nourish Channel
Class Updates

Wellbeats Launches Brand-New Nutrition Channel “Nourish”

It's official: nutrition education is officially available on Wellbeats! The brand-new "Nourish" channel features 20+ classes with healthy eating tips...
Nicole HealthPartners
Spotlight

Tough time fitting in fitness? HealthPartners employee shares how she makes it work

Have a hard time making it to the gym during your busy day? Wellbeats is an on-demand fitness platform with more than 500 workouts and activities incl...
Download Videos
Tech Updates

Wellbeats Launches New Feature to Play Wellbeats Videos Offline

If you travel for work or always on-the-go, chances are you’ve encountered moments with poor or limited WiFi connectivity. This can lead to the disrup...
Community Housing Partners
Spotlight

Community Housing Partners: Successful Launch Story

 ABOUT COMMUNITY HOUSING PARTNERS  Community Housing Partners (CHP) provides quality-built, responsibly managed, service-enriched homes for low-incom...
Michele Achterberg
Company News

Michele Achterberg Joins the Wellbeats Corporate Sales Team

Michele is joining Wellbeats with over twenty years of experience leading national sales for health and wellness start-up companies including eMindful...
Heart Health
Blog

Take Good Health to Heart

By Mark Kingsriter, Fitness Director, Wellbeats | HR Management & Compliance   Can jogging save a life? Maybe not all by itself, but runn...
Jason Von Bank
Blog

Better Than Ever: CEO was told he might never walk. He’s training for a triathlon

Over the course of his life, Jason Von Bank has endured four ankle surgeries, a bout with malaria in Africa and two back surgeries. He was told he mig...
Wellbeats Nutrition
Class Updates

Wellbeats Launching New Nutrition Channel This March

Wellbeats is cooking up a brand-new channel set to release this March: nutrition! The Wellbeats nutrition channel is redefining the fitness space b...
HopeKids
Company News

Workouts for good: Wellbeats announces partnership with HopeKids MN

St. LOUIS PARK, MN (January, 2020) – Working out could benefit more than the waistline this February, thanks to Wellbeats and HopeKids MN. St. Louis P...
Kyle Rolfing
Company News

Successful health care entrepreneur, Kyle Rolfing, joins Wellbeats’ Board of Directors

Wellbeats announced today that Minnesota entrepreneur Kyle Rolfing will join the company’s Board of Directors effective immediately. Rolfing has an ex...
Benefitfocus
Company News

Regional VP of Corporate Sales Jaime Burnham Talks On-Demand Fitness Benefits at Benefitfocus’ Partner Days

With busy schedules and busy lives, finding the time to work out isn't always easy. Regional VP of Corporate Sales, Jaime Burnham, shares how on-deman...
Wellbeats December Content Release
Class Updates

Wellbeats December Content Release

Wellbeats is excited to announce the release of 16 new classes! Check out Barre Core for the perfect blend of barre and Pilates, 10-Minute Ride for...
BOLD Awards
Company News

Wellbeats Nominated for 8th Annual BOLD Awards

Minneapolis, MN  – Wellbeats is excited to announce that we have been nominated for the 8th Annual BOLD Awards, presented by the Minnesota Chapter of ...
HR Daily Advisor
Company News

Boosting Resolutions: Support Employee Commitment to Healthy Living

By Jen Zygmunt, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Wellbeats Dec 5, 2019 HR Management & Compliance There might not be a better ...
Allison Walsh
Company News

Allison Walsh Joins Wellbeats as Director of Strategic Partnerships and Consultant Relations

Say hello to the newest addition of the Wellbeats team… Allison Walsh! As a strategic leader, health and wellbeing sales professional and mother of...
Shortlister
Company News

Wellbeats Selected as a Top Vendor on Shortlister

With so many wellbeing companies to choose from, we know it can be difficult to navigate all the great options available to your company. That’s wh...
HealthPartners
Company News

HealthPartners expands well-being program to include Wellbeats

HealthPartners expands well-being program to include on-demand digital fitness MINNEAPOLIS – HealthPartners is expanding its well-being programs by o...
Outdoor Sports Guide
Blog

Outdoor Sports Guide by Wellbeats Fitness Director Mark

With a few simple steps, it’s easy to get structured exercise and still enjoy beautiful autumn weather Autumn is in full swing, which means it’s th...
Wellbeats Strides Channel
Class Updates

Wellbeats Adds 15 New Walking/Running Classes

Exciting news for all walking and running enthusiasts! Wellbeats adds 15 new walking/running classes to its platform starting Wednesday, October 23rd....
Wellbeats SOC 2 Certification
Company News

Wellbeats Announces SOC 2 Certification from AICPA

Wellbeats, a leading provider of on-demand, virtual fitness programming announces today that it has received SOC 2 Type 1 Certification from the Ameri...
Improve Sleep
Health Education

5 Days to Better Sleep Challenge

Trouble falling asleep at night? Feeling tired and sluggish throughout the day? Then join us for the 5 Days to Better Sleep challenge! In just 5 days,...
Injury Prevention
Health Education

5 Days to Avoid Injury Challenge

Prepping for a big game? Trying a new activity? Then join us for the 5 Days to Avoid Injury challenge! In just 5 days, you will be given 5 different w...
5 Ways to Manage Stress
Blog

5 Days to Manage Stress Challenge

Are you overwhelmed at work? Feeling anxious every time you glance at your to-do list? Then join us for the 5 Days to Manage Stress challenge! In just...
National Health Education Week
Health Education

5 Tips for Better Portion Control

Do you find yourself needing a little snack, and suddenly realize you've downed half a bag of potato chips? Or maybe you finished a meal at a restaura...
National Health Education Week
Health Education

10 Ways to Get Your Fitness Motivation Back

Busy schedules. Low energy. Boredom. There could be a variety of things standing in the way from enjoying that awesome feeling after a workout. To ...
August Content Release
Blog

Wellbeats August Content Release

The Wellbeats August Content Release is here! We are excited to introduce a new "Sports Ready" channel featuring 9 new classes on Wellbeats starting W...
Wellbeats Superhero Training Camp
Events

50+ Kids Train Like Superheroes

On Wednesday, July 31st, Wellbeats hosted its first-ever Superhero Training Camp in St. Louis Park, MN, giving 50+ kids an opportunity to train like s...
Wellbeats Kids Fitness
Workouts for Kids

Wellbeats “Train Like a Superhero” Kids Fitness Event

Looking for a fun summer activity for kids? Wellbeats, a provider of on-demand, virtual fitness, will host a free public event to help children build ...
DCS
Case Study

Delaware City Schools Case Study

Delaware City Schools Case Study: Successful Launch Story About Delaware City Schools Delaware City Schools is located in Delaware, OH with over 5,7...
Physical Activity Guidelines: New Update for Kids
Workouts for Kids

Physical Activity Guidelines: New Update for Kids

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provide science-based guidance to help tho...
Wellbeats June Content Release
Class Updates

Wellbeats June Content Release

The Wellbeats June Content Release is here! We are excited to introduce 12 new classes on Wellbeats starting Wednesday, June 26th. Find classes rangin...
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...
Wellbeats Fun Run
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 ...
Amy Martin from continued
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. [vidseo id="13795"] Wellbeats instructor Mark shares simple yet effective yoga poses ...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

Quick Morning Energy Boost

Morning Energy Boost - Quick Workout [vidseo id="13797"] The alarm clock sounds. You open your eyes. How do you feel? If the answer is "tired", W...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

Beginner-Friendly Breathing Meditation Practice

Meditation Practice for beginners [vidseo id="13799"] Meditation is a hot topic these days. By definition, meditation is the process of quieting you...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month! [vidseo id="13802"] Stress can occur for a variety of reasons and isn't exactly uncommon. According to a recent Gal...
Blog-Post-Nutrition
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...
Blog-Post-Nutrition
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? ...
Blog-Post-Nutrition
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...
Blog-Post-Nutrition
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...
Blog-Post-Nutrition
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 ...
Blog Post 4
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...