Did you know that those who work desk jobs are more likely to lose muscle tone, experience back pain, gain weight, and suffer from high amounts of stress? People who have sitting jobs are 2x more likely to get cardiovascular disease, they only burn one calorie per minute, and the enzymes that help break down fat drops 90 percent! Sitting has become the silent killer.
We understand that working a desk job could be completely out of your control. But there are things you can do to improve your health while being at the office.
These tips will keep you happy, healthy, and fit even at the most demanding of desk jobs! Continue reading How to Stay Healthy and Fit at the Office
By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor
Stopping the stress in our lives can be a difficult venture. Most often it is due to circumstances completely out of our control–and yet we still stress over it! Stress comes in a variety of packages. Sometimes it’s expected, others…not so much. You just never know! Continue reading 5 Healthy Ways to Manage Stress
National Women’s Health Week, which runs May 12th -18th, is a campaign by the Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health to raise awareness about women’s health issues. NWHW promotes 5 steps for women to improve their physical and mental health, including preventive health screening, healthy eating, sleep and stress management, and regular exercise. The health club is a safe, social, and supportive environment providing numerous resources to help women get active and adopt healthier habits.