The winter blues are a well-known side effect of colder weather months: Lack of exercise and sunlight, bad weather, and a poor diet all contribute to the fatigue and boredom many people experience during the winter. With spring around the corner – and with it warmer days, here are a few tips to get your […]
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Last month, we started following OurHealth digital marketing manager Taylor Amon on his journey to completing his first half-marathon. We checked back in with him to see how his training was going. See what he had to say about confronting setbacks, revising his fitness goals, and the lessons he’s learned.
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Every year in the United States, we think a lot about the heart. Valentine’s Day brings with it the familiar reds, pinks, hearts, and angels that define the holiday of love. Maybe that’s why February is such a natural time to celebrate Heart Health Month. Surely, heart health is something to consider; heart disease is […]
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This week, January 23 – 29, marks the seventh annual National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW). NDAFW is a national health observance created to promote local events to shatter common and dangerous misconceptions about drugs and alcohol among teens.1,2
It’s the time of year for resolutions and good intentions. If one of your goals this year is to eat better, you may be looking for ideas to help make your resolution last longer than the month of January. Healthy snacking at work is great place to start.
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January is the perfect time to begin a training program as most marathons are still months away. The structure of a training regimen is a great way to stay active and keep yourself accountable during the dreary winter months.
/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TaylorHalfMarathon1.jpg6281200tamon/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/OurHealth_HeaderLogo-2.pngtamon2017-01-09 15:41:062017-02-09 03:48:10From Couch to (Half) Marathon: Taylor’s Training Journey Part 1
/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/NewYearsResolutionFollowThrough_1200x628_v1.jpg6281200tamon/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/OurHealth_HeaderLogo-2.pngtamon2016-12-30 16:18:002016-12-30 16:18:00How to Follow Through With Your New Year’s Resolution
45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions each year, and only 8% of them follow through with them.1 New Year’s resolutions often fade out of focus by February, but if done right, you can set a New Year’s resolution that will create a positive and sustainable life change.
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As outdoor temperatures creep lower and lower, finding excuses not to exercise becomes easier and easier. Here are 3 common winter exercise excuses you may have, along with solutions that can help prevent you from hibernating this year:
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The holiday season can be full of fun, but also pressure. Pressure to be social, to give the perfect gift, to have fun, and with retail stores stocking up on holiday décor and gifts earlier each year, the holiday pressure can often start before Thanksgiving.
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The holidays are upon us! This season means holiday movies by the fireplace, fresh fallen snow, and fun family traditions. However, the most wonderful time of the year also brings its fair share of stress, busy schedules and seemingly inevitable holiday sickness. Staying healthy is the key.
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Did you know the average holiday dinner contains approximately 3,000 calories, with the possibility of another 1,500 calories in appetizers and drinks? It’s very shocking that within several hours you can consume enough calories for two typical days. With that in mind, let’s talk about weight gain prevention during the holidays.