March 30, 2012
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Our All-Stars are a couple weeks in to their games now, and they have lots to share! Listen to four of our All-Stars – Phillip, Denyse, Lukas, and Meg – talk about their early wins, unexpected challenges, and what they … Continue reading
March 28, 2012
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Sgt. Jeffrey Beltrans life is filled with notes and reminders, after a traumatic brain injury in 2005 rendered his short-term memory unreliable. Beltrans Humvee was blown up by an IED in Iraq, and he not only survived the attack but … Continue reading
March 26, 2012
Comments Off on All-Star Jonathan explains why the Full Plate Diet Power Pack is awesome
Yesterday, Jane posted about the Full Plate Diet and new research validating its innovative approach to weight loss. Today, All-Star Jonathan offers his personal experience with his latest video describing why he loves the Full Plate Diet Power Pack.
March 25, 2012
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Here at SuperBetter, we work with scientists, doctors and researchers to make sure that our Power Packs are chock full of the latest breakthrough findings. Our biggest, most awesome Power Pack so far is our Full Plate Diet power pack, … Continue reading
March 23, 2012
Comments Off on New Epic Wins! A day without back pain, and more!
SuperBetter is just now two weeks old, but we’ve already had a slew of fantastic epic wins achieved! Check out these awesome accomplishments and how the players felt upon completing their epic wins: Jim (Epic Win: have a full work … Continue reading
March 22, 2012
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Huge news from the world of health games research! Earlier this week, game developer HopeLab (creators of the cancer-fighting game Re:Mission, which has been clinically proven to improve patient outcomes) and Stanford researchers published new data that sheds light on … Continue reading
March 22, 2012
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Last month, as we prepared for the launch of SuperBetter, I was fortunate enough to be contacted by Mia*, a domestic violence survivor who wanted to play SuperBetter to help her overcome post-traumatic stress disorder. Mia bravely volunteered to write … Continue reading
Last month, we took applications for players to be SuperBetter All-Stars. These players will share their SuperBetter journeys over the next 6-8 weeks through blog posts and videos, and they’re truly an amazing group of people! With challenges ranging from losing weight to battling depression to cancer, these heroic men and women have opened their lives to give you an insider’s view of what it means to get SuperBetter. We’ll feature more information and blog posts from our All-Stars over the coming weeks, and you can follow them on our YouTube channel. Right now, you can watch their application videos to get acquainted with them and the goals they are pursuing.
Jonathan B.: Powered by positive attitude
Epic win: Drop a pant size.
Secret superpower: My ability to take a positive attitude about improvements to my diet and exercise regiment.
You’d never guess that: I play the ukulele. Poorly.
Inspiration: My wife. We’ve known each other since high school, and she’s still able to see the healthy me hidden inside.
Joyce C.: Super senior committed to fitness
Epic win: Go to the gym four times a week
Secret superpower: Joyful dedication
You’d never guess that: I used to be a librarian.
Inspiration: Staying strong so that I can do all the things I want to do.
Mike R.: Defeating depression to run faster than ever
Epic win: To run my fastest half-marathon time
Secret superpower: Some would say that my superpower is making friends
You’d never guess that: I’ve been known to write more than the odd poem
Inspiration: Life and it’s indomitable drive to continue and flourish
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March 14, 2012
Comments Off on Known Issues with SuperBetter launch
What an incredible ride the last five days have been! We officially opened SuperBetter for public beta at SXSW on March 9, and it took off with spectacular success. As with any new product, though, there are some bugs and … Continue reading
March 3, 2012
Comments Off on Meet Koru (not Jonathan) :: The Real Brains of the Operation
Koru likes food, sleep, and agility stunts. You can read more about him here. Jonathan managed the development process for the latest version of SuperBetter, and also handles partnership and business development initiatives for SuperBetter Labs. He is yielding his … Continue reading