Archive for May, 2011

More Sleep and Less Stress

Posted on May 27, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Weight Control | Leave a Comment

The right amount of sleep and reduced stress levels are important for weight loss, according to a new study published in The International Journal of Obesity.
“This study suggests that when people are trying to lose weight, they should try to get the right amount of sleep and reduce their stress. Some people may just need [...]

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We Need Recess

Posted on May 25, 2011 - Filed Under Exercise, Physical Activity | Leave a Comment

Adding recess to the work day may be beneficial for adults.
“When we can build physical activity into an easy, achievable part of our day, it’s a lot less daunting for people.”
– Allison Kleinfelter, consultant with the National Physical Activity Plan
Getting some activity during the work day can help employees feel more energetic and focused. It [...]

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Healthy Monday Tip

Posted on May 23, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Monday | Leave a Comment

“A good laugh can relieve pain, soothe tension and make it easier to cope with stressful situations. If you’re feeling tense this week, put a smile on your face by calling a friend, playing a silly game with your kids or swapping cheesy jokes with a coworker.”
Have a happy and Healthy Monday!

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Exercise is Medicine Month 2011

Posted on May 20, 2011 - Filed Under Exercise | Leave a Comment

May is Exercise is Medicine month.
The Exercise is Medicine campaign calls on health professionals and health care providers to assess and review every patient’s physical activity program at every visit.
Exercise can be an effective “medicine” to prevent and manage many chronic conditions. Hopefully, regular exercise is an important part of your healthy lifestyle. If not, [...]

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Healthy Monday – Cooking with Kids

Posted on May 16, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Monday | Leave a Comment

Nothing better than involving the kids in the cooking. Help them learn cooking skills and healthy eating habits. Have a Healthy Monday!

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Enjoying the Weather

Posted on May 15, 2011 - Filed Under Family, Random | Leave a Comment

Weather so nice lately. Fun to get out and play soccer with the little one. And she insists on carrying a racquetball while she plays.
She’s come a long way since we first played soccer together:

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Tips for Parents

Posted on May 12, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | Leave a Comment

Tips for parents from LetsMove.gov. What do you do as parents to promote healthy lifestyle habits?

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Half Marathon Recap 2011

Posted on May 11, 2011 - Filed Under Exercise | Leave a Comment

New personal best for me at the half-marathon distance. Did it five minutes faster than last year. Felt a lot more exhausted this time than last time, though.

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Half Marathon This Weekend

Posted on May 5, 2011 - Filed Under Exercise | Leave a Comment

I always get a little nervous before races. The Provo City Half Marathon is this weekend. I’m pretty excited and there should be better weather than last year’s.
I’m feeling good and feeling ready so we will see how my second half marathon goes. I’m running for a personal best.

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Run Today

Posted on May 4, 2011 - Filed Under Exercise | Leave a Comment

I was frustrated this morning. I ran for 30 minutes. I feel better now.
That is all.

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