ShapeUp’s corporate wellness platform and FitLinxx’s Pebble combine
to create seamless, automated experience encouraging healthy choices and
As all FitLinxx data is verifiable, this collaboration will be especially effective for the growing number of employers who use activity-based, health-contingent wellness incentives to encourage sustained physical activity. With an affordable price point, the Pebble allows ShapeUp’s clients to easily validate employee data and disseminate incentives with minimal hassle. The integrated solution provides one place to register, view and manage a personal wellness experience, without leaving the ShapeUp platform.
“ShapeUp is always looking for new ways to make getting healthy easier and more fun for our members, while also being mindful of the budget constraints that our clients face,” said Dr.
“This partnership brings the best activity tracking technology together with a proven corporate wellness program. Research has clearly shown the combination of engaging wellness programs and technology leads to corporate wellness program success,” said
The Pebble, a waterproof device that clips to a participant’s clothing, enables seamless tracking to ShapeUp’s website and automatically logs the number of steps a person has walked, as well as distance traveled and total activity time throughout the day. ShapeUp participants can wear the Pebble activity tracker and transfer their daily exercise data directly to the ShapeUp platform.
ShapeUp is the leading global provider of clinically-proven, social networking and incentives-based employee wellness programs that help people exercise more, eat healthier, and improve their overall well-being. Founded in 2006 by two medical doctors, ShapeUp has pioneered an innovative approach to behavior change that leverages the power of social networking, gaming, and financial rewards to improve the health of large populations and reduce healthcare costs. ShapeUp’s social wellness platform covers over two million lives across 109 countries and is used by more than 250 employers and health plans. Learn more about ShapeUp at www.shapeup.com.
FitLinxx develops innovative health and wellness technology that motivates people to live actively and improve their well-being. Sold exclusively through partners, its wireless activity monitors, health devices and software make it easy for people to accurately track and measure daily activity levels and health indicators like weight and blood pressure. In addition, its fitness facility solution helps members adopt exercise habits that achieve health, wellness and fitness goals.
Using FitLinxx technology, fitness facilities and global partners have created customized fun and engaging fitness and wellness programs that help people begin and maintain active and healthy lifestyles. Employers benefit by lowering their healthcare costs, increasing worker productivity and improving individuals’ health. FitLinxx is unique in accurately tracking all-day activities in an end-to-end wireless solution. The company’s network of fitness facilities and partners has helped more than four million people experience the benefits of FitLinxx offerings. Learn more about FitLinxx at www.fitlinxx.com.