Category Archives: Healthy Lifestyle

Sitting Ourselves to Death?

What can you do to avoid risk factors associated with sitting Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns, including obesity and metabolic syndrome. In addition, too much sitting also seems to increase … Continue reading

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Blue Zones Worksite™ Summit: Cedar Falls & Waterloo

You’re invited to join the Blue Zones Project™ team and your fellow Cedar Falls & Waterloo business leaders for a free luncheon to learn  more about how your business can become a certified Blue Zones Worksite™ CEDAR FALLS Business Leaders: … Continue reading

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Feeling Stressed?

Stress impacts everyone.  Stress is your body’s response to any situation that is challenging, frightening, or difficult. Not all stress is bad, but chronic stress can lead to serious health problems. How you manage stress often determines whether it is good or bad, … Continue reading

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Sleep

How Much is Enough? Sleep is an essential part of our health that many of us tend to overlook. We easily get wrapped up in our work, stay up late watching our favorite television show, or have trouble putting our … Continue reading

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Make Time for Fitness

Be Flexible and Make Fitness a Way of Life We all know how important exercise and physical activity are to our health, but we also know that it is not always easy to find the time for fitness in our … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Drink Water: Health Benefits of Drinking Water

We all know that water is essential to our health, but we may not know why that is true.  Our body weight is made up of about 60% water, and every system in our body depends on water.  Everyday our … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day the Healthy Way

Show Your Valentine You Care It’s that time of you.  Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  We all expect to give or receive that traditional box of cholocates or indulge on that high calorie meal.  This Valentine’s Day, whether … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Cut Calories Everyday

Small Changes Can Create Long-term Results! Anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight or eat healthier knows it takes work. But it may not require as much work as you think. Throwing everything at the problem might be exactly why … Continue reading

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Smart Ways to Stay Active this Winter!

Don’t Let the Cold Stop Your Wellness! As the temps begin to drop, winter weather can sometimes make working out seem less than desirable.  Although you may want to stay snuggled up in your warm bed, winter shouldn’t be a … Continue reading

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Healthier Iowa: Blue Zones Project

We are now requesting your continued support as we focus  on making the Cedar Valley (Waterloo/Cedar Falls) a healthier and happier place to live. How can you help? Of the 900 communities in Iowa, ten will be chosen to receive … Continue reading

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