We all know by now that 10,000 steps-a-day the universal step goal, right? It's the number your step tracker is most likely set to default. It's the number we hear thrown about whenever we're talking about daily step metrics and health goals. But there has always been some controversy about where 10,000 came from, and … Continue reading Should 7000 be your next daily step goal?
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
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!
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!!!
Today's success story comes from Trudy Carey. Trudy is the director of Disability Support Services at MSU Billings, and has been a Wellness Champion on that campus for several years. Trudy has also been a very active and competitive participant in all our wellness challenges. She especially loves a good step challenge, as her story … Continue reading Hitting 10,000. Every Day.