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March 22, 2019

EX4 Partner Metabolic Workout

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@tjorgenson)

Get a taste (of sweat) of our EX4 Metabolic Conditioning workouts with this high intensity partner workout! Push yourself and your friend in this fun and challenging workout here! Questions about this workout? Contact Terri

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Tags: Blog, Cardio, ex4, get fit, health and wellness coach staff, metabolic conditioning, Movement Training, workout, Workouts


March 21, 2019

Kale and Mushroom Rice Bowl

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@tjorgenson)

Did you now that kale and cabbage share the same “family”? Kale has been around for a long time, being popular in parts of Europe prior to debuting in the United States. There are various types of kale, with the curly dark green being a common type. Kale’s color, like other leafy greens, is an […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, Recipe, Recipes


March 20, 2019

Spring Greens Are Here!

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@tjorgenson)

With spring upon us, you may be thinking about planting your garden or attending the farmers market for fresh produce. April’s produce of the month is leafy greens which are packed with nutrients like calcium, folate as well as Vitamins A, C and K. Think beyond kale and spinach and consider trying arugula, Swiss chard, […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Food, health, Nutrition, nutrition blog, Nutrition Tip


February 26, 2019

Member Moment: Anne

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@tjorgenson)

“My initial goal was: Lose 25 pounds and get off the meds. Looking back on it, I see it as the initiator of what I should have done a long time ago.” Listen in as Anne walks us through her journey to health with our Powerful Women program, her courage to keep going, and how […]

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Tags: Coaching, Member Success, powerful women, wellness coaching


February 25, 2019

Kettlebell Circuit Workout

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

We understand you’re busy. We also understand your health is a priority to you. Get in & out of the gym in just 20 minutes with this Kettlebell Circuit Workout! Remember to start with a dynamic warm-up and end with a cool down.

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Tags: Blog, Kettlebell, Motivation, Movement Training, Workouts


February 21, 2019

Multi Grain Oatmeal

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Whole grains are part of a healthy eating pattern providing important nutrients including fiber, vitamins, and minerals. As part of a healthy diet, they may help prevent disease, aid in weight management, and improve bowel function. Although many individuals consume grains, often whole grains are not selected. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends consuming at […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Food, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, Recipe


February 21, 2019

This Mayo Life: One couple’s story of being a couple and working at Mayo

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

In a new episode of the “This Mayo Life” podcast, Jessalyn and Tom Finch share their story of the evolution of their relationship from co-workers to being a married couple. Listen as they discuss the benefits, challenges and sometimes awkward moments that occur when dating in the workplace. Listen to the full interview here! *For […]

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Tags: this mayo life


February 18, 2019

Whole Grains 101 – Why Are They Healthier?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

By Chris Chargo, St Marys Hospital Dietetic Intern Why are whole grains so important? This is a question that I get asked all of the time. Everyone knows that whole wheat bread is better for you than white bread, but a lot of people don’t understand why that is. Fortunately, it’s not  all that complicated. A […]

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Tags: Blog, health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


January 24, 2019

Mmm… Chocolate – It’s Good For My Health?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Mmm… Chocolate. We all enjoy eating treats and not feeling guilty about it, right? Well, did you know that small amounts of dark chocolate (1-2 squares) may be good for your heart, increase your mood, decrease your blood pressure and help you live longer? Cacao beans or the powder made from them are an ancient […]

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Tags: Blog, Fit & Flavorful, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


January 21, 2019

Multigrain Snack Bar with Chocolate

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Fortunately for you, chocolate can be a part of a healthy diet. Like any food, the less processed it is, the better it is. In this case, more cocoa and less added fat and sugar allows us to increase our phytonutrient intake without empty calories. Phytonutrients are natural chemicals produced by plants […]

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