I have a desk job and a corner office. Because “sitting is the new smoking” my company started a health program three years ago. The main goals were: walking 5 minutes after one hour of desk work, 10.000 steps a day, healthy food in the canteen and creating green work zones in the office, with desks where people can stand or even cycle. More physical activity during the workday has a positive effect on negative work-stress and improves your sleep pattern. We all received a wearable to ...
August 28, 2020
The perfect app to improve your health – Arie’s story
November 9, 2018
Doris proves that you can be a champion with walking
These boots are made for walkin' Doris is one of the winners of the Every Step Counts Challenge. Her story is exciting and encouraging. An active lifestyle is very important to Doris and below, she explains us the benefits of regular exercise. She also describes how dacadoo has been motivating her in being more active and how it helped her win the challenge. Being active and keep moving is very important. “I am not an athlete. At least not in the sense you would imagine one. I like k...
June 8, 2016
Gabriel’s trail running adventures
One morning, a little over one year ago, I decided to change my daily routine and start doing more sports. The idea was to discover new horizons, explore different paths that would lead me to mountains and natural wonders. But how to climb mountains and discover their hidden gems without the famous seven-league boots? It took me a few days to solve this riddle... The answer was: trail running! I had just found the key to a priceless treasure, full of extraordinary places and multitude of flo...
August 20, 2012
Tom Zürrer’s Success Story and Running Tips
Tom Zürrer, the number one winner of the “Burn your Sneakers" Running Challenge, has been interviewed by dacadoo. In 31 days, he has run more than 721 km in a total time of 70 hours – impressive! Further below in this article you will find Tom’s detailed report on impressions during this challenge. His running advice is particularly motivating. Check it out and let it inspire your own fitness goals! Tom Zürrer’s Story Has your life changed with dacadoo? dacadoo has certainly...
July 20, 2012
Interview: Lucia Thalmann passionate triathlete
Lucia Thalmann, 27, Zurich, Switzerland Tempo-Sport-exersciences Team - Long distance amateur triathlete. [caption id="attachment_2345" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photo: Lucia Thalmann, Nelson mandela bay, Spec-Savers Ironman South Africa 2012[/caption] dacadoo: How did it start? What was the spark that inspired you to become a Triathlete? My triathlon career started two years ago when I met my boyfriend Pablo who is a passionate and very successful triathlete. Already in my chil...