Items Tagged ‘wellness’

September 25, 2018

5 Reasons Why You’re Always Hungry (And How To Fix It)

By Tom Jorgenson

It’s been a mere hour and 32 minutes since your last meal, and you’re spending more time thinking about what you’re going to eat next than you are finishing up that project due by the end of the day. You feel like you’re eating enough, but no matter what you put in your body, you […]

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Tags: Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, health, Healthy Eating, Move, Nutrition, wellness

September 11, 2018

Making the Grade: A+ Lunches & Apples!


The fall season brings the start of a new school year, and welcomes in “new” produce, notably apples! For an A+ grade this season in healthy eating, make gradual changes with your dietary choices. Lunch is a great meal to start with and by packing your lunch, it can help you plan for better options […]

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Tags: apple, apples, Blog, Eat Well, fall, Fit & Flavorful, health and wellness coach staff, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, wellness

August 30, 2018

Full Body Weight Training Workout

By Tom Jorgenson

Lifting weights is an important component of any exercise program because it’s the one activity that allows you to build lean muscle tissue. There are plenty of ways to lift weights, but one of the simplest is full body training. Full body workouts are great for hitting all of your major muscle groups in one […]

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Tags: Blog, get fit, Strength, Training, wellness, workout, Workouts

March 26, 2018

5 Tips to Help You Age Well

By Tom Jorgenson

Healthy Aging Week is approaching! We are hosting several events during this week to help you “stay young” and age well. We have also provided you with 5 tips for healthy aging. Lets dive in! 1. Eat Well It should come to no surprise that nourishing our body helps us live a longer and healthier […]

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Tags: Blog, Cardio, Coaching, Cycle, Eat Well, Event, get fit, Healthy Eating, Move, Nutrition, Strength, Training

May 15, 2017

“I am hoping to build community”

By Nicole Block

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

August 26, 2016

Workspace Inspiration!


As you look around your work space, do you see funny quotes, pictures of your family members or pet, plants, memorabilia from a vacation or even your favorite coffee mug or drawing from your kid? These are items that many of us display in our office space because it makes us relax, laugh or reflect […]

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Tags: Blog, Inspiration, office, wellness, work space

March 9, 2016

I GUESS you can keep exercising…a personal tale of prenatal exercise

By Desiree Ahrens

I rode my bicycle to my first prenatal appointment. I had competed in triathlons for the 4 years prior, so riding my bike was very natural. At the appointment, one of the health care providers hinted that I probably should stop riding my bike. Now that I was pregnant, I wouldn’t want to do anything […]

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Tags: Blog, discover, FAQ, Inspiration, Move, postnatal, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Program, pregnant, prenatal, Registrations, running

January 5, 2016

Commitment in 2016

By Kristen - Dietitian

Having recently been married this past December I just embarked on one of the biggest and most exciting commitments of my life. With two words I now have a permanent co-captain in all life’s decisions, opportunities and adventures.  And with the New Year upon us, I’ve been reflecting on how a commitment such as marriage […]

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Tags: Blog, commitment, dieticians, Eat Well, Nutrition, resolutions, wellness

September 1, 2015

“I have goals for each of my co-workers.”

By Nicole Block

Being passionate about health and wellness is what Wellness Champion, Sheldon Las, practices on a daily basis. Sheldon comes from Linen and Central Service at SMH. He also works as a dental hygienist outside of Mayo where’s he’s learned to help others with their quest for wellness.  He says, “I wanted to do the same […]

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Tags: Blog, get fit, Move, wellness, Wellness Champion, worksite wellness

June 29, 2015

Featured Wellness Champion: Rose Mader, Sara Weigel & Sandra Robertson

By Nicole Block

This month’s Wellness Champion comes as a package! Rose Mader, Sara Weigel, & Sandra Robertson from Mayo 18 Endocrinology Division have proved that collaborating their efforts together has been incredibly successful for their work group. Sara Weigel shed some light on this trio’s focus: “Since much of our department includes healthcare professionals already in the […]

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Tags: Blog, wellness, Wellness Champion, worksite wellness