“I move well when I feel the burn in shaping and toning class with Carol. She will definitely challenge you.” — Stacy Hinchey
During the holidays, many of us look outside of ourselves for opportunities to spread goodwill. But what about ways to be kind to yourself?
For many participants in UK Health & Wellness programs, avoiding weight gain is top of mind this time of year and a tricky area to find balance.
Many of us possess qualities we believe to be undeniably unique to us. Whether hard-working or lazy, outgoing or shy, healthy or unhealthy, the list is unlimited. Without a doubt, affixing labels can bring about a sense of comfort. But, what if there is also something to be gained by leaving some room for possibilities?
“I was doing at least two hours of cardio a day between walking at lunch and in the evening, but I still wasn’t getting the results I wanted.” UK employee Tina Payne says. Aiming for better results, Tina turned to UK Health and Wellness for expert guidance on both exercise and nutrition.
How do you know which food products are healthy? Looks and labels may be deceiving when it comes to information presented on food packages. Between all the new trends and fads constantly promoted, which words of wisdom are worth following?
“I knew it was time to join again when my fat pants were too tight,” says Eileen Zahn, a college payroll specialist in Arts & Sciences, explaining why she returned to UK Health & Wellness’ EatWell weight loss program for round two.
What does it mean to be physically active for your health?
“Many of my clients initially believe it means dedicating time to an exercise regimen of some kind – working out at the gym or going on a run,” says UK Health & Wellness Specialist Carrie Davidson, ACSM EP-C, RYT200, who provides free exercise consults and manages the MoveWell fitness program.
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