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Toni from West Yorkshire is our penultimate #LockdownLegend!

Congratulations to BetterPoints user Toni from Baildon, in West Yorkshire, for becoming our penultimate #LockdownLegend! Each week, since the lockdown began, we have chosen a #LockdownLegend – someone from our app’s user community with an inspiring story of coping during the coronavirus lockdown. Toni had to deal with the death of her father last month and found solace…
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Andrew from Sheffield is our latest #LockdownLegend!

Congratulations to BetterPoints user Andrew for becoming this week’s Lockdown Legend! Each week, we are choosing a Lockdown Legend – someone from our app’s user community with an inspiring story of coping during the coronavirus lockdown. Andrew’s story is a great example of not only going above and beyond, but also of using apps like ours to engage…
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Getting back outside with BetterPoints

We are delighted to be reinstating rewards for more than one outdoor activity a day. The UK Government has slightly relaxed the lockdown rules, so we can now exercise outside on our own as much as we like.  However, the rules on social distancing and transport have not changed: stay more than 2 metres (6.5 feet) away…
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Well done to our Lockdown Legend 2.6 Challenge winners!

Well done to everyone that took part in last week’s Lockdown Legend 2.6 Challenge. 26 of them won a £10 donation to their chosen charity (more on that in a later post) and three won an additional 26,000 BetterPoints for their related Lockdown Legend story. Congratulations to our three Lockdown Legend 2.6 Challenge winners: Rachel,…
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Mix it up for National Walking Month with our special activity checklist

Most of us walk for some reason or other – to get to work, to exercise the dog, or simply for the joy of walking. But how much do we really know about where we walk? I’ve trodden the same route at least three times a week for more than a decade, yet I wouldn’t…
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New medals for National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month. To celebrate, we have created a set of brand new medals for our app users to collect. Straight off, they will achieve our May 2020 medal for their first walk of the month. After that, they can rack up the medals as they rack up the miles. First up is…
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‘There is no need to break the rules to turn your energy into something positive’

Congratulations to BetterPoints user Mollie for becoming this week’s Lockdown Legend! Each week, we are choosing a Lockdown Legend – someone from our app’s user community with an inspiring story of coping during the coronavirus lockdown. Mollie’s story struck us for its resilience and determination to find positive opportunities in the lockdown: I often work 20-hour weeks…
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How to emerge from COVID-19 as a high-performing team

It is widely acknowledged that most organisations will emerge from the current crisis in a different shape. So you’re probably already thinking about the need to engage with and motivate employees more than ever to change behaviour in order to meet the demands of your new culture. BetterPoints can measure and track performance to help…
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Line-dancing in lockdown – and other ways people are staying active at home

We’ve been asking our app users how they’re staying active at home. Some are re-discovering abandoned equipment: What did you do to be active at home?Used my cross trainer to train instead of as a clothes horse. Many are following online fitness videos – and yes, Joe Wicks features a lot – while others are…
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Louise from Norfolk cleans up in our Lockdown Legend challenge!

Congratulations to Louise from Fleggburgh in Norfolk for becoming our second Lockdown Legend! Each week, we are choosing a Lockdown Legend – someone from our app’s user community with an inspiring story of coping during the coronavirus lockdown. It’s tough, choosing a winner from all the stories we receive. But this week we are awarding the Lockdown…
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