SOURCE: WalkStyles

December 20, 2007 09:00 ET

WalkStyles, Inc. Launches Enhanced 3.0 Web Site Featuring New Tools for Complete Personal Wellness System

Free Online Tracking Tools Can Help Keep New Year's Fitness Resolutions

LAGUNA HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - December 20, 2007) - In sync with recent studies in which pedometer use and tracking systems were shown to help people successfully achieve fitness goals, WalkStyles, Inc. announces the launch of WalkStyles 3.0, an enhanced version of their Web-based fitness tracking tools at -- just in time for those weighty New Year's resolutions.

WalkStyles, the leading designer and marketer of walking products and services that encourage healthy, balanced lifestyles, introduces the new-and-improved 3.0 Web site. Designed to make tracking "walking-powered" fitness goals easier and more enjoyable for everyone, it now features a common access platform for all pedometer users. Along with tools to create a comprehensive wellness plan, the site also offers additional features such as personalized online worksheets to track daily or weekly goals, and a journal to write down notes and thoughts, such as nutrition and calorie info.

"WalkStyles 3.0 is unique because it does more than just track steps -- it is a personal wellness system," said Sue Parks, WalkStyles CEO. "With the new tools and features on WalkStyles 3.0, we are giving both serious fitness enthusiasts, and novices just starting out, an opportunity to stay motivated and reach their goals." allows all pedometer users, including those who use the WalkStyles DashTrak, which combines the features of a pedometer, heart rate monitor and sports watch into one device, to enter and save daily number of steps, distance and calories burned. Easy-to-use charts, including a step converter chart, and interactive features encourage and reward more active lifestyles. WalkStyles' forums provide a space for members to share information, ideas and inspiration.

WalkStyles 3.0 also continues to be a social networking Web site that connects walkers, hikers and joggers to others with similar interests. All members can start or join walking and fitness clubs on the site, and new tools make club access and management easier. Daily articles from experts, as well as health and fitness headline news, make WalkStyles 3.0 a one-stop shop for information on a wide variety of health and wellness subjects.

Basic membership is free; Platinum membership is a nominal monthly fee.

"Since starting WalkStyles, Inc. in 2004, I have tried to listen closely to what our customers want, and keep adding great new features to the Web site based on what they tell me," said Parks. "Even now, during the WalkStyles WeWhoWalk Tour, I am learning from fitness buffs in every U.S. state and have added a blog and detailed capital city walking maps to the site."

Parks continued, "We are proud to present the WalkStyles 3.0 personal wellness system and look forward to doing everything possible to help people become healthier in 2008."

About WalkStyles

WalkStyles, Inc., headquartered in Laguna Hills, Calif., is a leading designer and marketer of products and services for people who wish to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle that includes walking, and companies concerned about the wellness of employees. WalkStyles 3.0 ( is a complete personal wellness system that offers free online tools for tracking fitness goals. It also serves as a free social networking site connecting individuals and walking clubs throughout the country to form walking clubs, communicate on health topics, monitor their own progress and gain a wide array of information on healthy lifestyles. The WalkStyles WeWhoWalk Tour is currently visiting all 50 U.S. state capitals to promote a message of wellness through walking. Additional WalkStyles' services and products include multiple corporate wellness programs; the DashTrak pedometer; and WalkStyles WalkWear. For more information, visit

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