Monthly Archives: October 2011

Challenge #8

Improve Your Posture! Here are some tips for improving your posture so you don’t end up like this because of bad posture! • Be mindful. The first step to good posture is being aware of how your body is aligned and adjusting it throughout the day. • Don’t hunch over your desk. Sit comfortably with […]

Challenge #7

MyPlate Challenge To help you complete this challenge, follow the tips below: • Find recipes, information and helpful tips at • Make at least half your grains whole grains • Boost your nutrition and feeling of fullness by rounding out meals and snacks with vegetables and fruits. Most people have to make an effort […]

Challenge #6

Embrace Mini-Meditations Watch this video on YouTube Adam’s tips to complete this week’s challenge: 1. Sit comfortable with your feet on the floor. 2. Slowly breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Fill your lungs from the bottom up like a water jug. Commit to a good exhale with each breath. 3. […]

Challenge #5

Stretch it out! This week, we’re working with FitRec to challenge you to take a look at your flexibility. Flexibility is very important because it helps to reduce muscular tension, decrease soreness, better perform activities of daily living, and prevent injury. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends stretching all major muscle tendon units 5-7 […]

Challenge #4

Get Moving! Okay, it’s not summer anymore but it’s still nice out! All the more reason to get outside and walk around – and what better place to do it than the city of Boston? Regular exercise is essential to weight management and improves overall health, well-being and mood, but it often gets pushed aside […]