Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Snoozing on Sleep


Did you know…
  • Humans are the only species that voluntarily delay sleep!
  • The average parent loses over 1,000 hours of sleep in the first years of a child’s life.
  • Quality sleep helps improve creativity and decision making?!                             

To learn more about sleep, set up at time for a Snoozing on Sleep presentation by emailing sarah-kersten@uiowa.edu. 

What helps you get your best night of sleep? 
All who share their sleep tricks will win liveWELL Sunglasses! 

(To share your best way to get good sleep, click on "Comments" and at the bottom will be an space to enter your thoughts. Be sure to include your first name/last name initial and team name in your post. Use the drop down box in "Comment As:" to select "Anonymous" if you don't have an account . Entries must be submitted by midnight on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.)   

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Protein Power!

Did you know…

  • On average, Greek yogurt has twice as much protein as regular yogurt.
  • It’s possible to consume too much protein.
  • Excess protein is either stored as fat, excreted through waste, or used for energy.

Learn more about protein by setting up a time for a Protein Power presentation by emailing sarah-kersten@uiowa.edu

What is your favorite way to get protein in your day?  

(To share your favorite way of getting protein, click on "Comments" and at the bottom will be an space to enter your favorite way to get protein. Be sure to include your first name/last name initial and team name in your post. Use the drop down box in "Comment As:" to select "Anonymous" if you don't have an account . Entries must be submitted by midnight on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.)    

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Schedule a 15-Minute Motivational and Educational Presentation for Your Team Now!

These mini-classes and screenings are available to you and your team as a benefit for participating in Live Healthy Iowa 2018. The classes are 15 minutes and are led by a UI Wellness Intern at your worksite.
 
Protein Power!
• What’s the rave about protein? How much do I need? Does it matter where my protein comes from? This lesson that will reveal facts versus myths about protein, which foods have more protein, and how you can sneak more protein into your diet.
Rockin’ Resistance Bands
• Are you looking for a quick, inexpensive, and easy way to incorporate more strength training into your day? Join this interactive lesson on incorporating strength training into your day by using resistance bands! We will teach resistance band safety, five different exercises, and show you just how easy it is to perform these exercises anywhere.
Caffeine Crazed
• Curious if those rumors about consuming “too much” caffeine are true? This lesson is about the facts and myths on caffeine its consumption.
Snoozing on Sleep
• We all know that sleep is important, but why? Explore common mistakes on sleep and ways to improve your sleep hygiene.
Fitness Orientation
• Take a break with your team and come to the CRWC for a 15-30 minute fitness orientation at the Wellness Services Suite.
Tour of the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
• Head over to the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on your lunch break and receive a tour of the building.
On-site Blood Pressure Checks
• Become more aware of your health with a blood pressure screening.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Name your team!!


Let's see the most creative names! Share your team name and your team will go into a drawing for the entire team to win a prize from liveWELL
(To share your goal, click on "Comments" and at the bottom will be an space to enter your Team Name. Use the drop down box in "Comment As:" to select "Anonymous" if you don't have an account . Entries must be submitted by midnight on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.) 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

What is your team doing to kick off LHI?


Week 2 of LHI is in full swing! Positive changes are starting to happen and we want to hear about it! 

What is one healthy behavior you and your teammates have done in the past week? Share and you will receive a pair of liveWELL Sunglasses in campus mail!

(To share your goal, click on "Comments" and at the bottom will be an space to enter your goal. Be sure to include your first name/last name initial and team name in your post. Use the drop down box in "Comment As:" to select "Anonymous" if you don't have an account . Entries must be submitted by midnight on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.)   

Monday, January 22, 2018

It’s back! 2018 LHI



The Live Healthy Iowa 10-Week Challenge starts TODAY, January 22nd!

Setting goals is essential to making health behavior changes. What’s your goal for the LHI 10-Week Challenge? Everyone who shares will receive a liveWELL reflector!

(To share your goal, click on "Comments" and at the bottom will be an space to enter your goal. Be sure to include your first name/last name initial and team name in your post. Use the drop down box in "Comment As:" to select "Anonymous" if you don't have an account . Entries must be submitted by midnight on Wednesday, January 31.)