physical activity

Is It Safe to Exercise?

by Heather Mearns

We’ve all heard the saying “New Year, New You,” but for many, making changes to an activity level can be intimidating and not recommended until cleared by a physician. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has guidelines that may… Continue Reading →

Your Guide to Staying Active During Winter

by Jessica Malen

Just because the temperature is colder doesn’t mean you need to take a break from physical activity. In fact, exercising during the winter can make you feel awake and invigorated. Whether you bundle up and venture outdoors or hit the… Continue Reading →

Weekend Warriors Still Benefit

by Beth Czischke

The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control recommend that adults get at least 150 minutes (2.5 hours) of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. A study recently published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine… Continue Reading →

Four Ways to Tackle Sedentary Lifestyles

by Jen Bucciarelli

You have probably noticed that when you are on the move, your body feels better than it does when you’re stationary. For example, you’re sitting in the car on a road trip: Even though it’s only been two hours, your… Continue Reading →

Self-Monitoring for Behavioral Change and Goal Achievement

by Tom Ersin

“What gets measured gets managed.” (— Peter Drucker?) There is an old saying in management, if you want to improve something, start by measuring it, or you won’t see how to make a difference. (— Catharine Paddock, Ph.D.) Makes sense,… Continue Reading →

Motivate Your Team to Get Moving at Work

by Jen Bucciarelli

Share How Integral Physical Activity Is for Optimum Brain Health Exercise can lift, tone, tighten and build your muscles, but did you know getting active each day can whip your brain into shape, too? FACT: Exercise accelerates your brainpower because… Continue Reading →

Motivation Is the Undertone in Your Next Playlist Track

by Jen Bucciarelli

Why You Should Change the Beat of Your Wellness Program to Get Your Employees to Tune In You’ve probably felt it before – your pace picks up, you jump a little higher, or maybe you are actually enjoying your jog… Continue Reading →

Ice Cream Shops May Have the Model for More Exercise

by Jen Bucciarelli

Sadly, It Doesn’t Involve Eating More Ice Cream When you step into an ice cream parlor, you are met with a bounty of flavors. Generally, you don’t purchase the same scoop every time (but it’s OK if you do), so… Continue Reading →

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