For those of you who participate in our MUS Wellness Incentive Program, we are entering the final few days of this year's iteration, so we wanted to say thanks for participating and share some important end-of-year dates. December 14th---Challenges EndDecember 17th---Last Day to track a challengeDecember 21st---LAST DAY TO CLAIM AN AMAZON GIFT CARD!!!December 22nd---Incentive … Continue reading Incentive Program Final Week!
This exercise spotlight video teaches the single leg balance to reach exercise and the single leg deadlift. Single leg exercises are not only great for strength, but they really challenge our balance and stability, and transfer well to sports like cross country skiing. Now if we could just get it to snow... Stay strong, stay … Continue reading Exercise Spotlight: Single Leg Balance to Reach
"I love that you're making the webinar about resilience a demonstration!" Last week, MUS Wellness hosted a Mental Wellness webinar with special guest Dr. Alison Brennan, Mental Health Specialist for MSU Extension. If you tuned in live, you know that we experienced some difficulty getting Alison joined onto the webinar. And by difficulty, I mean … Continue reading Mental Wellness Webinar
Howdy ya'll! MUS Wellness is hosting our next webinar on Tuesday, November 17th at noon. The webinar will be a practical look at mental health tips and resources with a focus on staying resilient through challenging times and circumstances. 2020 has been a year like no other, with challenges unlike any we've ever experienced. As … Continue reading Mental Wellness Webinar 11/17
This summer, I've been doing most of my resistance training in my home gym, and most of my cardio in the beautiful Montana outdoors, but last week, poor air quality from the western wildfires forced me inside and into my first treadmill run in a mask. I won't say it was pleasant, but with a … Continue reading Tips for Exercising in a Mask
MUS Wellness is once again partnering with nutrition expert Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, aka the Nutrition Diva, to offer the 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade to MUS Benefits Plan members! And, as an added bonus, our own Cristin Stokes will be assisting with this year's Nutrition Upgrade, so if you've been missing Cristin, this is a great … Continue reading 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade is Back!
For much of Montana, winter and summer had a slugfest over the weekend. The 70-degree temperature swing was especially welcomed here in Bozeman to stunt the frightening Bridger Foothills fire that exploded over the weekend. But as we passed Labor Day and seem to have settled into some nice fall weather, it gave me somewhat … Continue reading Getting into Fall
Happy Summer! We're currently running our annual Trailblazer challenge as part of the MUS Wellness Incentive program, and I've been enjoying all the awesome posts of your adventures in our beautiful state, so I thought I'd share one of mine. The objective of the trailblazer challenge is to go seek out some unexplored territory (for … Continue reading Crazy Trailblazing
I've been eagerly awaiting the beginning of CSA (community supported agriculture) season, and it finally arrived this week! For the past few years, I've participated in a CSA share through Townes Harvest Garden at MSU. Since I've recently focused on several at-home fitness videos through the COVID crisis, I thought it would be a nice … Continue reading CSA Opening Day! (Video)
Last week I posted a video of a Kettlebell Complex, or series of exercise sets performed sequentially. Today is part 2 of our Kettlebell series, featuring a compound movement, or a series of individual movements performed sequentially. Compound movements can be incorporated with any exercise implement, such as dumbbells, medicine balls, barbells, or even with … Continue reading Kettlebell Compound Exercise (Video)