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PreferredOne
Company News

PreferredOne Partners with Wellbeats

PreferredOne is breaking the mold when it comes to health plan fitness benefits by partnering with Wellbeats to bring on-demand, virtual fitness to em...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

6 Ways to Practice Exercise Mindfulness

The practice of mindfulness has exploded over the last few years. By definition, mindfulness is the quality or state of being conscious or aware of so...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

Chair Yoga at Work

Need a quick office break? Wellbeats instructor Mark shares simple yet effective yoga poses for your work day. Best of all: you can complete all yo...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

Quick Morning Energy Boost

The alarm clock sounds. You open your eyes. How do you feel? If the answer is "tired", Wellbeats instructor Mark has the perfect solution for you. ...
Stress Awareness Month
Stress Awareness

Beginner-Friendly Breathing Meditation Practice

Meditation is a hot topic these days. By definition, meditation is the process of quieting your mind to feel more relaxed*. Although it may sound s...
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, about 8...
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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

Do you check the nutrition label when choosing foods at the grocery store? Better yet, do you understand what each number means? If not – it’s okay...
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Nutrition

What Happens to Our Metabolism as We Age

Written By: Dr. Kim Waters, Wellbeats Instructor Have you’ve noticed you can’t eat as much as you used to without the side effect of weight gain? T...
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Nutrition

How to Master Portion Control

Written By: Dr. Kim Waters, Wellbeats Instructor One of the issues that have come up over the last several decades is that portion sizes of food ha...
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Nutrition

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 likely have already consumed it toda...
recommended
Blog

The new exercise guidelines: any changes for you?

By: Lauren Elson, Harvard Health Publishing It’s likely you already know that regular exercise helps prevent chronic disease, such as diabetes and ...
mark
Blog

Mark Kingsriter is named fitness director for Wellbeats

Currently Wellbeats’ highest-rated instructor by consumers, Kingsriter will be responsible for the company’s overall fitness direction and philosophy ...
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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 2-minute quiz: 1. If you could describe yourself in 3 words, which w...
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? If...
TKOheart
Blog

3 Wellbeats Channels for a Healthy Heart

Our team at Wellbeats is gearing up for American Heart Month (February)… which means it’s time to kick our cardio up a notch! Want to join? Here ar...
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 Minneapolis, MN {Jan, 2019}  – Wellbeats is excited to announce that we have been nominated for the Seventh Annual BOLD Awards...
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

By Christopher Snowbeck Star Tribune Employers are sick of rising health care costs, but that doesn’t mean they are not willing to put a few buck...
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...
newContent
Class Updates

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

New classes are about to drop any day now... are you ready? Our latest Dec 2018 content release includes 11 new classes in 6 different channels – s...
VirtualFitness
Company News

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

The way we work out is changing. Technology makes it possible to watch movies, order meals, even rent bikes on our own terms, and people increasingly ...
D2C
Tech Updates

Wellbeats Now Available for Purchase on the App Store

Have you ever wanted to experience the Wellbeats app for yourself? Now you can! The Wellbeats app is now available for purchase on the App Store. S...
eMLife
Class Updates

Wellbeats Partners with Leading On-Demand Mindfulness Provider eMindful

Wellbeats is excited to announce the partnership with eMindful, a leader in providing mindfulness and meditation courses for beginners to experts. Thr...
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Company News

Wellbeats Expands Virtual Fitness Solution to Workplace Wellness Programs

BY TERESA KENNEY Wellbeats, a content and software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that provides virtual, on-demand fitness classes, has ex...
5steps
Virtual Fitness

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

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

How can clubs get the most out of virtual?

By Steph Eaves, Health Club Management and Sports Management | Published in Health Club Management 2018 issue 9 It took years for virtual to be acc...
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Blog

Wellbeats in Future of Fitness Article Featuring Jillian Michaels via Mediaplanet

Wellbeats, the virtual fitness pioneer with over 350+ proprietary, on-demand workouts and over 2,200 clients spreading across all 50 states and 19 cou...
WorthIt
Virtual Fitness

Are Virtual Classes Worth Your While?

In recent years, as technology has been able to bring us nearly everything we need – including fitness – many in recreation and health have asked, “Ar...
HR-Daily
Company News

For Workplace Fitness, On-Demand Is in Demand

By Jason Von Bank, President & CEO, Wellbeats Nov 8, 2018 HR Policies & Procedures From lighter, faster shoes to Fitbit-style activity ...
Carrie
Blog

Carrie Tollefson Joins Wellbeats as Run Lead & Coach

ST. LOUIS PARK, MINN. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 30, 2018 She holds numerous state and national titles for distance running and participated in the 2004 Olympic...
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...
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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...
Coming Soon Kettlebell Class
Class Updates

More Classes Dropping Soon

With fall on the horizon, it’s only fitting to reveal some changes in the current Wellbeats class lineup. We’re excited to announce the addition of 17...
Jason Wilsey
Class Details

Circuit Training 101 with Jason W.

Getting bored of your current fitness routine? Try mixing it up with a circuit workout in the Wellbeats Circuits channel. These quick, power-packed cl...
Banner
Company News

Wellbeats News Release (8/7)

Wellbeats expands virtual fitness solution to workplace wellness programs Wellbeats’ commitment to delivering “fitness that fits” allows employers to...
Sarah
Company News

Sarah Ziemer Joins Wellbeats Leadership Team as Vice President, Corporate Sales

Wellbeats continues to add top talent to our team, bringing on corporate wellbeing industry veteran Sarah Ziemer. Sarah joins Wellbeats with over 18 y...
Yoga QA
Blog

New to Yoga? Watch This Video First

Are you new to yoga and not sure where to start? Kim Waters, Wellbeats and ACE certified trainer with a B.S. in Nutrition/Fitness and Ph.D. in Health ...
HIIT_Cardio
Class Details

HIIT Cardio Circuit (Try a 20 Minute Class Today!)

Limited time? No equipment? No problem! With our newly-released HIIT (high intensity interval training) Cardio circuit class, 20 minutes is all you ne...
Erin P.
Virtual Fitness

Instructor Spotlight: Erin P.

Instructor Spotlight: Erin P. Erin has been a certified Wellbeats instructor for 6 years. She predominantly teaches yoga/Pilates, stretch and recov...
FitMetrix
Company News

Wellbeats Announces Partnership with Fitmetrix

Wellbeats is excited to officially announce its partnership with Atlanta-based fitness technology company Fitmetrix. By integrating the premier and pr...
Leah Prudhomme
Blog

Wellbeats’ Instructor Wins Big at MN Time Trial Championship

Wellbeats’ certified instructor Leah Prudhomme celebrated a major win at the MN Time Trial Championship on Saturday, June 9 in St. Peter, MN. Prudhome...
Live Wellbeats Class
Class Details

Wellbeats Hosts First-Ever Live Class

Wellbeats hosted the first-ever live class at its headquarters in Minneapolis on Wednesday, May 30. The live class featured both total body and core c...
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Company News

Wellbeats Seeking Video Talent

THE OPPORTUNITY: If your goal is to be on camera and join the fastest-growing sector of fitness today — the virtual fitness market – we have an exciti...
BlogCircuits
Class Updates

New Wellbeats Classes Now Available

It's official, Wellbeats fans – new classes have arrived! We’ve added a total of 17 new classes featuring a variety of muscle movements, intensity ...
CircuitsChannel
Class Updates

Introducing a New Channel: Circuits

Imagine a workout where you didn’t have to overthink. You didn’t have to question. You just knew what to do, when to do it, and why it works. That ...
the big know CEOs
Company News

Wellbeats Teams Up with The Big Know

Big news! Wellbeats is excited to announce the partnership with the world’s first-ever branded education company, The Big Know. The Big Know works to ...
Rev Cycling
Class Updates

Pedal into Summer with Rev

Warmer days are finally here… whether you’re hoping to tackle some races this summer, or just want to get fit, it’s time to get that bike out!  Our...
Jason Von Bank
Company News

Wellbeats CEO Spotlight: Jason Von Bank

Wellbeats CEO, Jason Von Bank, was recently interviewed by Your Friend in Healthcare, a division of virtual healthcare company Health As We Age, Inc. ...