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Yoga 101

by Jessica Malen

What Is Yoga? “Yoga is a mind and body practice with historical origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Like other meditative movement practices used for health purposes, various styles of yoga typically combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation,” according to… Continue Reading →

Why You Tend to Be Healthier in the Summer

by Maya Munot

Ever feel healthier in the summer? That’s because you are, and with good reason. A recent study by an international team of researchers revealed that your immune system changes with the seasons and reports the first time medical experts have… Continue Reading →

Ready, Set, Meditate!

by Jessica Malen

Did you know you don’t have to be a spiritual guru or even have any prior experience to start practicing meditation? Meditation is for everybody. If you can sit still for a few moments and breathe – you can meditate…. Continue Reading →

I’m Focusing on My Meal — Do You Mind?

by Beth Czischke

In our busy society, many people feel so pressed for time they think they’re unable to have breakfast before heading out the door or peel away from their workspace for a lunch break. A comprehensive meta-analysis published in the American… Continue Reading →

Have a Healthy, Happy Thanksgiving – Without Tipping the Scale

by Jessica Malen

Thanksgiving is a holiday known for its unhealthy traditions – overindulging and generally sedentary celebrations. But what’s most important is spending time with loved ones. If you’ve recently started a workout regimen, lost weight, or just want to make an… Continue Reading →

Self-Monitoring for Behavioral Change and Goal Achievement

by Tom Ersin

“What gets measured gets managed.” (— Peter Drucker?) There is an old saying in management, if you want to improve something, start by measuring it, or you won’t see how to make a difference. (— Catharine Paddock, Ph.D.) Makes sense,… Continue Reading →

Build Your Team With Team Sports

by Beth Czischke

We know the following to be true: Movement can help maintain a healthy weight, lift one’s mood, prevent a slew of serious health conditions and promote sleep. Physical activity boosts brain health. People who exercise regularly are less likely to… Continue Reading →

10 Ways to Spice up Your Company’s Walking Program

by Beth Czischke

It’s common for companies to offer walking programs as part of their wellness offerings. Walking has numerous health benefits, is free and is accessible to almost everyone regardless of their fitness level. Walking programs usually consist of logging the number… Continue Reading →

May Is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

by Jessica Malen

Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner — what better time to get in shape, lose weight or increase your physical endurance? Did you know regular physical activity increases your chance of living a longer,… Continue Reading →

Lighten Your Lunch Without Lightening Your Wallet

by Jessica Malen

Do You Know What You Will Have for Lunch Today? Lunchtime – a time of day most nine-to-fivers eagerly await. The afternoon can provide a much-needed respite to help break up a full day of work and is also a… Continue Reading →

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