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Free Weight Area Renovation

November 13th, 2017

Free Weight Area Renovation

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

We have some exciting news that our free weight area will be renovated in December! Here’s what you’ll want to know for the coming weeks of construction at the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center. The free weight area will be closed for renovations beginning Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at 10am and reopen on Tuesday, Jan. […]

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Tags: equipment, facility update, renovation, upgrage, Workouts


Strength Endurance Workout

October 31st, 2017

Strength Endurance Workout

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

In this workout from the Health & Wellness Coach team, perform 12 reps for each move, 2 rounds. Perform the mountain climbers for 20 seconds. Remember to perform a dynamic warm-up and then stretch and cool down at the end. For more workouts, click here.

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Tags: endurance, Strength, workout, Workouts


October 31st, 2017

Holiday Balancing Act

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

During the holidays it can seem challenging to stay on track with living well. Consider these 6 tips to balance the season. Include all the food groups: Add fruit to the dessert or appetizer table. Top a green veggie salad with beans or unsalted nuts. Use whole wheat crackers on the cheese plate.  Substitute milk […]

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Tags: balance, holidays, Nutrition


Braised Root Vegetables

October 31st, 2017

Braised Root Vegetables

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Calories: 157 | Protein: 3.3g | Carbohydrates: 31.4g | Total Fat: 0.9g Yield: 8 servings – 1 cup serving size Ingredients: 1 pound large rutabagas, diced 1 pound large sweet potatoes, diced 1⁄2 cup small yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 T. black pepper 1 tsp. canola oil 1 pound large carrots, diced […]

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Tags: Cooking, Nutrition, Recipe, vegetables


Member Success: Autumn's Story

October 31st, 2017

Member Success: Autumn’s Story

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Autumn joined the DAHLC 2 years ago when her husband accepted a position here at Mayo Clinic. Before coming to Rochester, she was a golf professional and frequently exercised. Autumn became a stay-at-home mom after having a son and started realizing how much her body had changed. People kept telling her she would lose the […]

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Tags: Autumn, Member Success, newsletter


October 30th, 2017

All About Cranberries!

By Kate- Dietitian zeratskykatherine

Cranberries  – good for you and for making silly faces! Cranberries are in season! These small, round, bright red berries are bursting with… sour.  Yes, sour.  Let’s have more fun with the taste description and call it “wrinkle-your-nose tartness”.  Most commonly found in a sauce, dried, or as juice, cranberries’ sour taste is balanced with […]

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Tags: cranberries, Food, Nutrition


October 3rd, 2017

October at Club Kids!

By Ashlie - Membership & Media Coordinator smitha123

October 9-14: It is Fire Prevention Week and Club Kids will be learning all about fire safety! The kids will get to practice their “stop, drop & rolls,” do some “ladder” climbs, listen to books, make fire safety crafts, and talk about what we would do in case of a fire. It is sure to […]

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Tags: Childcare, club kids, october


Member Success: Michael

September 25th, 2017

Member Success: Michael

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Michael, a Mayo paramedic, wanted to make a change for himself, his family and his future. When applying for a specialty team for his job, he found himself needing to get more fit in order to be competitive with his colleagues and to have a chance to become a flight paramedic. After being turned down […]

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Tags: Member Success, Michael, wellness coaching, wellness consultation


September 20th, 2017

7 Ways to Better Your Nutrition with Apples!

By Margaret - Dietitian gallmargaret

Autumn ushers in cooler weather for the beloved football fans and seasonal produce for cooking heartier meals – a welcoming change from summer BBQs and picnics. Various squashes, root vegetables, and apples are just a few staples to keep on hand for revving up your nutrition this fall season. Let’s focus on the ever popular […]

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Tags: apples, dietitians, Eat Well, fall


September 1st, 2017

September at Club Kids!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

At Club Kids we are excited for BACK TO SCHOOL time! Bring the little ones to make crafts, read books and do exercises all related to school. It was a GREAT summer, but we are looking forward to a FUN fall & school year! Hope to see you soon! 9/11-16: Abc’s…123s…We have them all this […]

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Tags: club kids, September