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Nudge Launches Nudge+Coach; Bridges Gap Between Consumers, Healthcare Providers and Fitness Wearables

Company Introduces Network Of Coaches To Help Users Makes Sense Of Health And Fitness Data, And Improve Their Lifestyle. Leading health and fitness app, Nudge, today announced Nudge+Coach, a new program aimed at pairing consumers with health coaches through the Nudge platform. By partnering with one of Nudge’s vetted health professionals, users can gain actionable feedback on how to improve th...

Meet Nudge Ambassador: Nicole McKinney

Health Enthusiast | Nike Fuelband User | Washington, DC Current Nudge Score: 104 Nicole McKinney is an adventurous fitness fanatic who calls the Navy Yard neighborhood of Washington, D.C. home. She’s the type of person who’s always up for the challenge and pushes herself by setting fitness goals to accomplish. Nicole has been tracking her fitness since 2011 beginning, perhaps surprisingly,...

Meet Nudge Ambassador: Chris Mason

Cycling Advocate | Strava User | Hampshire, UK Current Nudge Score: 86 Chris was introduced to cycling at a young age. His father had been a proper club cyclist in the United Kingdom (Southampton Wheelers). Yet, like most things in life, sometimes we fall out of a routine, because we have too much going on. Chris didn’t get back into cycling until his late 40’s when he realized he needed ...

Meet Nudge Ambassador: Sabina Lindley

Full Time Mom | Jawbone Up24 User | Swiss Native Current Nudge Score: 95 Sabina is a full time Mom who’s been tracking her health with Nudge for more than 6 months. She’s a Swiss native and loves all things outdoors. You can catch her trail running in the woods during the warmer months, but in the winter she finds her joy with snowboarding. We caught up with Sabina to see how she got into ...

Looking Back At My Predictions, Health Tracking In Q1

Several months ago I wrote a piece titled "3 Themes Carrying Over Into 2014," in which I highlighted some of the trends I expected to come to fruition this year in the health tracking market. Just to review, one of the core questions I raised was whether or not a typical consumer really wants to lug around two devices, their phone and a separate tracking gizmo, or wearable.Q1 served to be a bus...

The W.H.O.'s Cancer Tidal Wave & Accountability

Waking Up To a Cancer 'Tidal Wave'I generally start my mornings with a hot cup o' Joe and an eye out for the latest soccer news on BBC, but today my typical routine was tabled by an eye-opening caption, "Cancer 'tidal wave' on Horizon warns WHO". Being passionate about healthy living I dove into the piece anxiously awaiting potential new research identifying a never-before-seen cancer culprit, ...

Inside Nudge, Tidbits On Finding Our Vision

In the startup world, the right story can change your life. But the stories that turn into major successes aren't just a result of a lightbulb flicking on (don't get me wrong - that's part of it). They're about a vision for an improved tomorrow, and a team's navigation of the perilous path to make it possible. This story is not intended to promote any grand vision in particular, but instead to ...

About the Nudge Factor, Overview

The Nudge Factor is a 30-day snapshot of how healthy you've been living. It takes your health tracking data from several behavioral health factors, pumps it through our proprietary algorithm, and fires back one, simple score from 1-110. It is not only at the core of our app and the Nudge UX, but is also at the core of our vision for the future of this company, and the mobile health tracking spa...

Health Tracking: 3 Themes Carrying Over into 2014

It's that time of the year again - you know, the time when people start voicing their opinions on what the following year will bring. Health technology has had a roller coaster year, from the introduction and promise of passive nutrition tracking in the Airo wristband, to the FDA's crack-down on 23andMe for skipping the FDA mandatory pre-market approval.But what about health tracking? How will ...

Be Smarter With New Years Resolutions

The new year is upon us and many of us will be making resolutions to improve ourselves. While self improvement is always a good thing to ponder, you might want to take some time to remember previous years and how successful you were in meeting your goals. Statistics show most people don't do so well. Hey, I'm the first to admit I've been horrible at my resolutions. But instead of just throwing ...