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Tips for Sitting on an Exercise Ball

For the last topic in our workplace wellness series, today’s post will highlight the added benefit of sitting on an exercise ball throughout your workday. If you missed the last two posts featuring tips to staying healthy at work and tips on how to help minimize jaw clenching and relieve tension headaches, you can check […]

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Tips for Jaw Clenching and Tension Headaches

Keeping with the theme of workplace wellness, as highlighted in our last blog post featuring tips for staying healthy at work, another area to consider is one that you may not have thought of while working: jaw clenching. Jaw clenching can be a common problem for individuals under stress, and often times, jaw clenching can […]

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Helpful Tips to Stay Healthy at Work

It’s no surprise that repeatedly sitting for prolonged periods of time can negatively affect the body. Sitting too much can result in muscle aches, stiffness, pain, and possibly injury. In fact, a lack of mobility can lead to poor blood circulation to your joints and muscles and inhibit your flexibility and strength. However, there ARE […]

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Fall Prevention and Safety During Icy Conditions

Although it may not feel like winter outside with the unusual mild temperatures we have been experiencing for this time of year, the winter season is technically upon us and we may find ourselves facing icy conditions at some time or another during the next few months. Of course, it is best to avoid walking […]

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Snow Shoveling Tips

The winter season is upon us, which means we may find ourselves outside shoveling snow at one point or another. With snow shoveling being a repetitive exercise, it can lead to muscle strain or injury, especially to the low back or shoulders, if not performed correctly. To ensure that you’re shoveling safely, the American Physical […]

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Healthy Thanksgiving Alternatives

It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is just around the corner especially when the temperatures have been unusually warm for this time of year! I know the majority of us are enjoying the break from colder weather, but it does make it a bit harder to get into the holiday spirit. With Thanksgiving […]

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All about Protein

Today’s post will focus on the what, why, and where of protein. You may be wondering what I mean by this so let me explain! For this post, I will break down what protein is and why it’s important for your body and overall health. For the purposes of this post, I thought it would […]

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Healthy Game Day Food Swaps

With football season in full swing, I thought for today’s post I would offer you some healthy food swaps to incorporate into your next game day party! Don’t think for one minute that by making a few healthier versions of your favorite snacks that you’ll be sacrificing flavor. These ideas are still very delicious and […]

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Easy and Creative Ways to Add Vegetables to Your Diet

It is common knowledge that we need to eat vegetables daily to help ensure that we are consuming a healthy, nutritious diet with a variety of vitamins and minerals. Vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet because of their high nutrient and vitamin profile.  Therefore, eating vegetables help to reduce the risk of […]

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Time Saving Healthy Eating Tips

I wanted to focus today’s post on time saving healthy eating tips by providing you with a few simple tips and suggestions to staying healthy week-to-week! One of the biggest misconceptions I frequently hear around healthy eating is that it’s too time consuming, so it’s often easier to choose something that’s convenient and quick. This […]

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