Items Tagged ‘Blog’

Tips for Grilling

July 27th, 2017

Tips for Grilling

By Kristen - Dietitian blixtkristen

Grilling is a great way to enjoy a quick healthy meal this summer. Plan ahead: Thaw foods overnight in the refrigerator – time saver Trim off excess fat, all sliver skin and gristle Cut foods into similar sizes – helps to prevent charring as foods will cook more evenly Seasoning: Try using a low sodium […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Grilling, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, supper ideas, tips


May 27th, 2017

Top 10 Summer Activity Ideas

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

As we transition into the glorious summer months in Minnesota, we start dreaming of warm nights on the deck or roasting s’mores around the backyard bonfire. We also begin planning fun day trips to keep us active and exploring new, fun places. Here’s a list of 10 ideas for you and the family to enjoy these […]

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Tags: actiivity, Blog, rochester, Rochester activities, Summer Activities, summer ideas, top 10


May 21st, 2017

Getting to Know 5 Kitchen Knives

By Kate- Dietitian zeratskykatherine

There are enough kitchen gadgets to fill entire stores. But ask a chef for advice and they will likely tell you their essential tool is a good knife. In the kitchen, a knife is as important as one’s fingers as they are an extension of a chef’s hand. Your ambitions may not include being a […]

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Tags: 5 knives, Blog, cooking skills, cutlery, Eat Well, kitchen tips, knives


May 15th, 2017

“I am hoping to build community”

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

When we make an effort to improve our own personal well-being, no matter big or small, we are one step closer to being our best healthiest self! Pam Horlitz is very enthusiastic about wellness. She became a Wellness Champion because she had made a few changes in her own life and was excited to work […]

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Tags: Blog, Champions, wellness, Wellness Champion, worksite wellness


May 11th, 2017

Eat Smart for Healthy Aging

By Kristen - Dietitian blixtkristen

Throughout our life the foods we consume impact our health. Subsequently, emerging research is showing certain foods may promote cognitive health as we age. The MIND diet, which stands for Mediterranean-Dash Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay is showing that those who follow this diet over time had less cognitive decline, such as memory problems. The diet […]

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Tags: Blog, diet, eat smart, Eat Well, Healthy Eating, Mind, MIND diet


May 8th, 2017

Learn About Becoming a Group Fitness Instructor

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

So you want to make a difference in others’ lives while promoting a healthy lifestyle? Well, look no further than becoming a group fitness instructor here at the DAHLC! To become a group fitness instructor, follow the list below: Obtain AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) Primary Group Fitness certification. It takes about 2-3 months to […]

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Tags: Become a group fitness instructor, Blog, certification, Event, get fit, Group Fitness, registration, Registrations


May 1st, 2017

12 Habits: Adequate Sleep

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Want to wake up renewed and energized? There is a lot you can do to get a better night’s sleep: What would happen if you didn’t sleep? Check out why sleep is so important. Use your senses to create the best environment for sleep. Take a look at tips from the National Sleep Foundation, and […]

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Tags: 12 habits, Blog, healthy sleep, worksite wellness


Member Success: Cyrena

April 25th, 2017

Member Success: Cyrena

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Meet one of our dear members, Cyrena. While she has always been good at balancing work and life and achieving personal goals, this year she knew her main goal was to learn how to swim. Naturally, Cyrena reached out to group fitness instructors Amy Schultz and Julie Fautsch for private 1:1 swim lessons. As she […]

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Tags: Blog, Cyrena, learn to swim, member story, Member Success, Pool, Swim Lessons


Fresh Summer Salad

April 24th, 2017

Fresh Summer Salad

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Baby Field Green Salad with Balsamic Macerated Berries and Goat Cheese Calories: 120 | Protein: 5g | Carbohydrates: 18g | Total Fat: 3g | Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: -12 oz baby greens -2 oz chevre -2 cups assorted fresh berries -1/2 cup julienne red onion -1/3 cup Balsamic vinegar -1/2 cup julienne red or daikon radish

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Tags: berry, Blog, Eat Well, fresh salad, fruit salad, quick salad, Recipe, Recipes, Salad, spring salad


April 23rd, 2017

Doing Good to Boost Your Mood

By Ashlie - Membership & Media Coordinator smitha123

Can random acts of kindness be good for your health? The answer is a resounding yes! Have you ever had your coffee paid for by a stranger in line ahead of you? Or your next door neighbor cleared the snow off your driveway before you got to it? How about a simple smile from someone when you […]

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Tags: Blog, live well, stress less