No gym? No problem. Neal Andrews, MS, CSCS leads you through an exercise sequence at home using all body weight exercises. Most movements in the video are performed for 10 reps. Suggested rep ranges are 10-20 reps. Or use a timer to perform each exercise from 20-40 seconds. For more exercise volume, repeat sequence 1-3 … Continue reading Body Weight Exercise Sequence (Video)
Here's the first in a series of exercise video sequences for you to try at home. In this video, Neal goes through a dynamic warm-up emphasizing mobility. This sequence can be used anytime as a work break to loosen up, or as a fantastic warm-up prep for movement or an exercise session. Once you learn … Continue reading Mobility Warm-Up (Video)
With everything in our world consumed with coronavirus news, we thought you could use a feel-good story from one of our MUS employees. Also, our planned Wellness theme for 2020 (before COVID-19 hit), was healthy aging, and the following story is a wonderful example of how to make your health a priority, lifestyle, and long-term … Continue reading Take a Walk with Trudy
That is the question---during two key times---when you're sick, and when you're dealing with a minor injury. Being that it's February, the flu has run rampant through many parts of Montana, and that I just had to deal with this question personally, today I'm going to focus on the question dealing with sickness: "When should … Continue reading To Train, or not to Train?
We're 50 days into the New Year/New Decade. It's always easy at this point of the year, after a fresh start, to bog down, to lose momentum, and slip back into old familiar habits. February can be tough: the weather is unpredictable, illness threatens to run rampant at our places of work and in our … Continue reading In the Groove
It's back to school for many of our MUS locations this week, so we just wanted to say welcome back, and share some wellness related reminders to keep on your radar as you get back into the routine of an exciting new semester. Fitness The beginning of school in the fall is often like a … Continue reading Welcome Back!
Activity challenges have always been a key component of our Wellness program, and I just wanted to take a moment to recognize some awesomeness. We just wrapped up a summer team step challenge, where we challenged teams of 4 to 6 employees to amass 1,250,000 steps. Our Top 20 teams collectively walked 60 million steps! … Continue reading Gettin’ it Done!
Last week I tackled the following question: "How can you tell when an exercise injury should be rested rather than rubbing a little dirt on it?" I also shared that I was actually having to answer the question for myself as I was dealing with a strained calf muscle with a race approaching. I'm happy … Continue reading Rub Some Dirt On It Epilogue
Today's ask-a-wellness-question features one of our favorite sport/medical sayings: "How can you tell when an exercise injury should be rested rather than rubbing a little dirt on it?" Excellent question, and one which we all will most likely face several times throughout our lives, especially if we exercise regularly, and/or still participate in recreational sports. … Continue reading Rub some dirt on it