Hello! It's been too long, let's catch up! And I suppose I owe you a race report. After getting back from New York, following several weeks of zipping around Montana, I've been playing catch up in the office, and beginning to plan our 2020 MUS Wellness program. This is one of my favorite times of … Continue reading New York City Marathon Race Report
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
Pop Quiz! What do the following things have in common? A small child A box of stuff A barbell A pencil A suitcase or travel bag Pause to think... Did you get it? All of those things could be something we need to pick up off the ground at some point in our lives, or … Continue reading Basic Lifting Techniques: The Deadlift (Video)
Greetings from Dupuyer, Montana! It's been a wild few days, but I can finally sit down at my laptop to jot down a few thoughts and share a few pics. The route I chose to ride across Montana hasn't been front loaded with cell towers and wi-fi, but in a way that's a good thing. … Continue reading RAM Report #1
Episode 3. Cristin interviews Neal about his upcoming bike tour across Montana (The RAM), plus MUS Wellness news and upcoming events. Here are the MUS locations Neal will be stopping by during the RAM: Monday, June 26, Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell 9:30am, Group Ride with Neal 11am, FVCC Employee Meet & Greet. AT 144. Snacks … Continue reading Wellchat Episode III
I'm less than a month away from my Ride Across Montana (RAM), and my excitement is building along with my nerves. My training is going well, and the logistics are coming together, but there's always the self-doubt that comes along with the unknown. I've done a few mulit-day bike tours, but never one as long … Continue reading RAM Update
"We're really doing it Harry!" ---Lloyd Christmas Cristin and I spend a lot of time talking about goal setting, and then how to apply healthy behaviors to help achieve the stated goal. It's kind of our shtick. Every January, your Wellness Team practices what we preach by writing down … Continue reading Introducing: The RAM.
Happy Ski Season everyone! This fall Montana Moves debuted a new Ski Training workshop. We were inspired by the workshop to make a supplemental video, and here it is, just in time for the season! Happy skiing! Montana Moves Ski Training from Montana University Sys. Wellness on Vimeo. http://www.vimeo.com/195051871 Disclaimer: Many exercises and drills demonstrated in this … Continue reading Montana Moves Ski Training Video
Winter is finally visiting Montana this week, which means fun wintry activities are almost here! It also means many of us move more of our formal exercise to the cozy indoor confines of the gym. Join our webinar tomorrow (11/15)---Gym Bloopers: Common Gym mistakes and how to avoid them---to learn how to utilize your time … Continue reading Winter is coming…and so is our next Webinar!
As part of our Power Bite video series, Neal demonstrates different hand positions on standard drop handlebars, and talks about staying comfortable on your bike so you can ride longer and happier. For those of you participating in our online incentive program, this video will be featured later this month along with a quiz, so you're … Continue reading Riding in Comfort