MUS Wellness is proud to announce our first Departmental Award winner! The MSU Billings Library earned our Gold level award for creating an excellent culture of workplace well-being. Being conscious of well-being is nothing new to the MSUB Library, as they formed a wellness committee back in 2009. The committee created a monthly newsletter for … Continue reading Yellowjacket Gold
It's Cristin's turn to answer a question that was recently sent in as part of our Ask-a- Wellness-Question challenge: Are there foods that will help in preventing dementia? In short, yes! Our understanding of the connection between nutrition and brain health is still growing, but what we know so far is best summarized in the recommendations … Continue reading Brain Food
Episode 24: Neal and Cristin recap the Halting Hypertension series, announce the first MUS Wellness Departmental Award winner, and each share their top priority suggestions for staying healthy. The Montana Moves & Meals Wellchat is available on Itunes podcasts! Subscribe and take us with you for a walk, run, or drive!
Someone recently shared with me an article in the mainstream media that read: "Fitness fanatics should rethink daily 10,000-step goal, Harvard study claims." Being the Exercise Specialist for MUS Wellness, I suppose I should consider myself in the Fitness Fanatic population, so I read the article to see what I should beware of, regarding getting … Continue reading Fitness Fanatics Beware!!!
We recently asked you guys to send us health and wellness related questions, and of course we received hundreds of thoughtful queries. In today's post, I thought I'd tackle a fitness question that I really liked: "What does a typical week of workouts look like that includes all the components deemed necessary: stretching & flexibility, … Continue reading Question Time: A Typical Week
Many of us work at a desk, or sit at meetings during work, but research published within the past 10 years clearly points to the association between prolonged sitting and increased health risks including diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. Not to mention, it just makes us feel bad. When we sit for a long time, … Continue reading Desk Reset Video
If you ever get nervous about a visit to the doctor's office or Wellcheck, consider this: blood pressure was first measured in the 1700s by a scientist who inserted a glass tube into the artery of a horse and observed the pressure as blood was pushed up the tube. A century later, a physician developed … Continue reading Halting Hypertension Webinar Series
Episode 23: Neal & Cristin give some spring/summer updates for the MUS Wellness program, answer a couple of your questions, and have a hypothetical playground basketball game with a couple of great ones. The Montana Moves & Meals Wellchat is available on Itunes podcasts! Subscribe and take us with you for a walk, run, or … Continue reading Wellchat Episode 23: GOAT?
Our MUS Campus Walk-off challenge concluded last Sunday, and we wanted to give a shout out to our champion---Helena College! Way to go! MUS Wellness program participants at Helena College will be receiving 50 bonus Incentive points as a prize. Woot Woot! Here were our Top 3 schools: Helena College: 399,085 steps per participant during … Continue reading Helena College Walks it Off!
May is National Bike Month, and even though winter was still in full force on the last day of April, May looks promising for some more spring-like weather, so if you haven't already, this weekend could be a great time to knock the off-season dust of your family's bikes and make sure they're ready to … Continue reading Bike Ready