Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Choose Healthier Coach Hotline- Making Healthy the Norm

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What does it look like to generate a culture shift in the way we view healthcare? To reach someone before their point of crisis, and get an upper hand on preventable chronic disease issues entangling our community? More importantly, how do we bring “unlikely players” into the fold of health promotion, and empower individuals to be change agents in their homes, neighborhoods, faith communities, schools, and businesses?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

5 Ways to Stay Active While You’re Stuck Inside

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If you haven't noticed, the winter chill has officially hit. Yes, it’s completely normal to want to run inside and bundle up in a hundred layers of clothing and stay in bed...but you have to think about your health. Instead of hibernating all winter and dropping your healthy habits, embrace the time and think about healthy resolutions, creating a fitness plan for the year, and changing your attitude about physical activity during this rather frigid season. After all, exercise helps to beat those wintertime blues!

In addition to working on your own health, this could be a great time of year to teach your children the importance of everyday activity and good eating habits, as both can help prevent health problems this season and for years to come. Follow these five family-friendly tips for staying active and healthy while you’re stuck inside this winter.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

We Challenge You- Daily Health Changes

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Now that 2015 is here, it's time to make some changes. What better excuse to start living healthier than a New Year's resolution! Time and time again we have slipped, “forgotten” or just given up throughout the year on the healthy changes that we made and vowed to stick to.

This year, we are taking a new approach. One small change each day to help us get to our healthier selves. That seems doable- right? Below are the details on what we will be working on. We encourage you to join us on this health challenge journey throughout the month. Maybe even let the overachiever in you out and keep it up for the rest of the year!