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Workplace wellness programs work (Medline Plus)
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Include fruit at dinner! Add crushed pineapple to coleslaw or include orange sections, blueberries or grapes in a salad.
The South Dakota Department of Health Office of Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion WORKWELL PARTNERSHIP GRANT is now accepting applications. Worksites are encouraged to submit proposals that promote healthy lifestyles by preventing, reducing and managing chronic disease through workplace environment and policy change. Each selected applicant will be awarded up to $2,000. Applications are due on or before February 13, 2015. If you have any questions, please contact Enid Weiss via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rowing is an efficient and effective low-impact exercise that utilizes the arms, abdomen, back and legs to provide a total body workout. This activity offers the opportunity for a wide range of training, from fat burning and aerobic conditioning to high-intensity anaerobic. The rowing stroke is a smooth, continuous movement. If you have a history of low back pain, special attention must be given to developing proper rowing technique to prevent injury. If you are interested in rowing as a form of exercise:
CDC recently released a new resource to help worksites increase physical activity among employees. The new tool, Steps to Wellness – A Guide to Implementing the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in the Workplace, provides employers interested in establishing or expanding their wellness programs with easy and understandable steps on how to increase the physical activity of employees in the workplace. Learn more about Steps to Wellness.
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