Tag Archives: Wellness

3 Easy Ways to Add Walking to Your Workday

April 1, 2014

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Walking is perhaps the easiest way to get started moving for your health. And according to the American Heart Association (AHA), walking at work is growing in popularity in part because companies (like LifeWise) are providing incentives to employees to take care of their health.

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Sweating for the Dress: LifeWise Ambassador Whitney Haggerson

February 17, 2014

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I am a sun loving, extra-extrovert with an affinity for high calorie foods. I relocated to Seattle from Scottsdale, Arizona in 2010 to attend graduate school at the University of Washington. I’m still trying to figure out how to survive in a rainy climate. I interned at LifeWise in 2011 and enthusiastically came back to work […]

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Go Red During American Heart Month

February 4, 2014

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In February we turn to matters of the heart, and not just because of Valentine’s Day. It’s also American Heart Month—the perfect time to focus on the importance of taking care of your heart. While heart disease accounts for 1 of every 4 deaths in America, the good news is it’s never too late to begin taking steps to better your health.

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Girls on the Run: Not Just for Girls!

January 15, 2014

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Five years ago I challenged myself to get more involved in my community to help others live a healthier life. I looked at organizations that provide incredible services to elderly, homeless, hungry, or children across the Puget Sound.

When I stumbled across Girls on the Run®, I immediately knew it was the right organization for me.

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Healthy Eating Day Tip 2: Use the right Fats

November 5, 2013

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Choosing the right fats in your diet can actually help reduce the risk of heart disease. When pan cooking, focus on the “smoke point”.  This is the temperature at which a particular fat begins to burn and become damaged.   The smoke point is important as after it is reached, nutritious value begins to decrease along […]

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