Thursday, March 24, 2016

The final days of LHI are here...

The final days are here...

What did you or your team accomplish during the 10 Week Challenge? Share your success story and win!

This week's winner of the blog post will receive 800 points to the Wellness Store! AND all their teammates will receive 200 points in the Wellness Store also!!! For more information on the Wellness Store visit; http://hr.uiowa.edu/livewell/livewell-points-and-wellness-store

 Enter your comment by midnight on 3/30/16.


Thursday, March 17, 2016

How do you stay healthy?


With less than three weeks left in the Live Healthy Iowa 10 Week Challenge, what are your favorite tricks and tips for staying healthy?   

Share your tips and tricks that keep you healthy for a chance to win a POWER CAFE REFILL CUP AND SMOOTHIE!  Entries must be submitted by midnight, Wednesday March 23rd .  

(To share your tips and tricks, click on "Comments" and at the bottom will be an space to enter your tip. Be sure to include your first name and team name within 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, Wednesday, March 23rd.)  

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Who is your Wellness Hero?

Is there someone on your team or in your department that is a champion for health and wellness? 

Nominate them as a Wellness Hero!

Wellness Heroes is a program to recognize University of Iowa faculty and staff members who are practicing healthy behaviors that are inspiring to others in the workplace. Wellness Heroes are nominated because they are contributing to a culture of health and well-being at the University of Iowa. 

A Wellness Hero inspires those around them to be healthier. To acknowledge their efforts, a Wellness Hero will be awarded a certificate, the official Wellness Hero prize, and highlighted in the quarterly liveWELL Newsletter.

Eligibility
Any faculty or staff member can nominate any other faculty or staff member. 
A nominated person must meet the following criteria:
  • Making a positive impact in health and wellness in their workplace through a demonstrated behavior or attitude 
  • Be a UI employee
  • Give permission to share their nomination on social media (Facebook and Twitter) and the quarterly liveWELL Newsletter.

Nomination Process

  1. The Wellness Hero Nomination Form is located within Workflow. Enter your HawkID and password to complete the form.
 For additional information, visit http://hr.uiowa.edu/livewell/wellness-heroes. 

Thursday, March 3, 2016

How do you cook healthy?

We want to know how you cook healthy! Share your favorite healthy recipe, complete with directions, for a chance to win a prize from UI Wellness.  

Your recipe could also be featured by liveWELL in upcoming communications!

(To share your recipe, click on "Comments" and at the bottom will be an space to enter your recipe. Be sure to include your first name and team name within your recipe 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, Wednesday, March 9th.) 

Iowa River Landing Photo Booth!!



Thursday, February 11, 2016

Smile!!! It's LHI Team Picture Time!!!

We want to see your smiling faces!  Submit a picture of two or more team members to be eligible for your team to win a team lunch from UI Wellness!  
The fine print...
  • Pictures must be submitted by Midnight on  Monday, February 29th.   
  • Limit one photo entry per team. Submit your pictures to livewell@uiowa.edu with your Team Name and either Team Captain or University department. 
  • Healthy pictures encouraged, for example walking or eating fruits and vegetables as a team.  
  • All photos will be posted on this blog and may be shared with other wellness program marketing.
Do you need your picture taken?  LHI PHOTO BOOTHS ARE AVAILABLE!  Stop by one of these locations to get your smiling picture taken! Join in the fun with LHI Jeopardy and prizes.
  • Tuesday, February 16th from 11:00am-1:00pm in the Fountain Lobby of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Tuesday, February 23rd from 11:00am-1:00pm 2nd floor (above Cookies and More) in University Capital Centre.  
  • Alternative locations available upon request and interest. Please contact Erin-Litton@uiowa.edu to schedule. 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Nominate your TEAM NAME and VOTE!

We have awesome TEAM NAMES again this year! Please share your team name for others to vote for their favorite.

Then VOTE for your FAVORITE team name!!! Once someone posts a Team Name, VOTE by "Replying" to the post. Please limit yourself to three votes.  (To vote, enter your first name in the Reply and select Anonymous in the "Reply As" drop-down.)

The team with the most votes wins prizes for the entire team! 

All Team Names and Votes must be submitted by Wednesday, February 10th at midnight.

Start sharing and voting!!!

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

2016 Live Healthy Iowa is HERE!!



It is Week 1 of the 2016 Live Healthy Iowa 10 Week Challenge!  It’s time to get motivated and moving to make healthier lifestyle choices!  Let’s strap on our shoes, step on that scale, and begin this journey together!

What is your plan to get moving this week?   Leave a comment below and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a chance at one of ten liveWELL lunch boxes. Comments must be submitted by February 2, 2016 .

(To leave a comment, click on "Comments" and at the bottom will be an space to enter your team name and your name. Use the drop down box and select "Anonymous'. Entries must be submitted by midnight, Tuesday, February 2nd.) 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015


2015 Live Healthy Iowa Results


Number of teams: 178
Total Participants: 1,076
Total Activity Time: 55,005 hours
Activity Time per Team: 316 hours
Total Pounds Changed: 2,153 Ibs lost
Total % of Weight Change: 2.2% lost

GREAT JOB TO ALL!!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Where in the WORLD?!?!?!


We have covered some ground in the 10-Week Live Healthy Iowa Challenge! 

If YOU could walk anywhere in the world, where would you go? 
Share your destination and you could win one of three Omron HJ-113 Pedometers. 

(To leave a comment, click on "Comments" and at the bottom will be an space to enter your team name and your name. Use the drop down box and select "Anonymous'. Entries must be submitted by midnight,  by midnight, Tuesday, April 7th.)