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Worksite wellness centers help with weight loss and lower health costs

As employees and employers face higher health care costs, worksite wellness centers becoming increasingly more important to help control the costs of health care and encourage healthy lifestyle behaviors among the workforce, a Mayo Clinic study says. Research published this month in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine shows that members of Mayo Clinic’s […]

Refuel for a Better Work Life

What is the definition of a great place to work? Tony Schwartz says it begins with a work environment that enables and encourages all employees to regularly refuel and renew themselves, both on and off the job – that is what makes them capable of bringing the best of themselves to work.   Tony Schwartz […]

A Fresh Start to Fitness

It can be a little overwhelming to start a new fitness program because of all the options available – exercise classes, diets, fitness gadgets, gyms, and more. To help you start your fitness journey, here are some simple steps to follow:   Assess your fitness level Assessing and recording your baseline fitness level can give […]

Run Faster with More Effective Arm Swings

In the last post, I described how to use your arms to run better. Now, if you want to get stronger, faster, and more proficient with your movements, practice the arm drive. This exercise will improve your arm swings when you add it to your training program twice a week.   Here is how to […]

Run with Your Arms!

To run fast, you need good leg movement. No surprise there. However, runners tend to forget it’s a full-body motion and that arm swings play an important role in your running mechanics.   Arm swings help your forward propulsion and balance when you run. They are the reciprocal reaction of leg movement. The backward motion […]