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
Episode 15: Neal and Cristin interview Dan Keith and Craig Linke, President and VP of It Starts with Me Health. Discussion includes hot topics and trends in the field of health and wellness, where the industry is headed, and what our hopes are for the individuals we serve. Recorded March 2018. The Montana Moves & Meals … Continue reading Wellchat Episode XV: A chat with ‘It Starts with Me’
Earlier this month we shared some aggregate results of our challenge survey question, "If you could wave a magic wand and improve one specific aspect of your personal health and/or well-being, what would it be?" Today, we wanted to delve beyond the surface for a few insights we've gleaned from this data, plus share some of … Continue reading Magic Wand Survey Insights
During this round of our Incentive Program challenges, we conducted a simple survey with the following single question: "If you could wave a magic wand and improve one specific aspect of your personal health and/or well-being, what would it be?" Thus far, we've received over a thousand responses to this question! If you provided one of … Continue reading Magic Wand Survey Results
Last month, Limeade paid us a visit to chat with a few of our employees about MUS Wellness. Here's how it turned out: https://youtu.be/riVvX6iZYQU https://youtu.be/riVvX6iZYQU Your MUS Wellness team feels privileged to work for and with such amazing people like the ones featured in this video. This is just a small sampling of what's … Continue reading Video: MUS Wellness Success Story
Here's some good news to make your Monday better. According to recent poll data from Gallop, Montana topped Colorado as the nation's least obese state! Way to go MT! According to Gallop, Montana's obesity rate (classified by the number of persons with a BMI greater than 30.0) was at 19.6% for 2013. Wondering why? Are … Continue reading Montana is #1!
Sometimes, when it's snowing and blowing outside, I run on a treadmill. While the 4th Montana Moves High Five is: Play Outside, and the February COTM is Make Tracks (in the snow), it's inevitable that in Montana the winter weather will dictate that we do some indoor training. I'm currently training for a marathon, so … Continue reading Treadmill Tips
Your Wellness team spent the past couple of days at Great Falls College, helping upgrade their Employee Fitness Room. GFC has spent some of its existing Wellness funds over the years to provide employees a place to exercise, and recently purchased some new equipment for resistance exercise. After helping rearrange the layout of the room, … Continue reading Great Falls Fitness!
Our Montana Moves final challenge of 2013 was a photo contest. Over the past couple of weeks we've shared some early entries as well as a group of "Honorable Mentions." We received photos during December, but we also said that we would go back and review other photos from previous Challenges as well. Here are … Continue reading Montana Moves Photos of the Year!
As promised, here is the January Log for the Montana Meals Challenge of the Month. Hopefully some of you have started on this challenge already and cooked up a delicious new meal or two for you and your family. If you haven’t started yet, there’s plenty of time left in January to make 4 new … Continue reading Aunt Ginny’s Broccoli Salad