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From food and healthy recipes to fitness exercises and research studies, the AHWC blog offers expert health and wellness advice.

Cupping: Ancient Wellness in Contemporary Practice

The art of cupping is an ancient physical health practice that has historical traces on nearly every continent of the world (except Antarctica). Cupping uses a device to create a vacuum that lifts the skin, creating space between muscles, skin, fascia, etc. The cups are commonly made of glass or plastic, but can be made…

A Mother’s Wisdom

One of our practitioners, Dr. Margaret Eagan, has shared this guest blog with us regarding the wisdom she learned from her mother, and how that influences her approach to health care and her patients here at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. I love practicing medicine, and being part of the medical faculty at…

Construction Updates

As you may know, we have had significant climate control issues in the lower level of the Center, especially in Studio 3, since the Center opened six years ago. An investigation last summer revealed that the system in place is insufficient for evacuating the amount of warm, humid air that accumulates in the basement (from the…

What’s Tuina?

What is “Tuina”? This classical Chinese method of external therapy (pronounced “twee-nah”) is a favorite of our new massage therapist, Cristóbal Roberto, LMT. In this video, he explains his approach to bodywork, which includes Tuina, as well as some of his inspirations. Cris is new to the center and now accepting new clients! Ready for…

GRILLED SHRIMP TACOS WITH CORN AND COTIJA SALSA

Ingredients: TACOS 1 lb. raw shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ cup olive oil Juice and zest of 1 lemon Juice and zest of 1 lime 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 1 tsp. smoked paprika ½ tsp. chipotle chili powder ½ tsp. cumin 1 tsp. salt 1 cup watermelon, diced 6-8 flour or corn tortillas,…

3 easy ways women can improve health with purposeful rest

  If you work out much at all, you’ve heard about rest days and likely ignored or abused them. Rest days are those with a light workout, some relaxation techniques, or maybe some active recovery movements meant to improve form or range of motion. Here are a few activities you can work into your daily…

The Tug-of-War with Dinner

  Do you feel like you’re playing a game of tug-of-war when it comes to healthy eating? On the one side, you have “time” (or the lack of it), and on the other side you have the “desire to eat healthy”. If this is the struggle you face every week, join us for our Healthy…

Shopping with Intention – Part 2

Read the first half of this article: Shopping with Intention You have bags of groceries after returning from the store and start to think of what meals you can make from this purchase. Perhaps there is a recipe book you refer to, or if you are a week planner, maybe a meal plan has been…

Super Hero or Super Organism?

You likely are both, though maybe you haven’t thought about the community on the inside of your GI lately: How can you when you are taking on the universe? Whether you like it or not, you are a walking, breathing, eating, diverse carrier of microorganisms with more than 3 MILLION microbial genes in our GI…

3 Reasons Sports Massage is for EVERYONE, Not Just Athletes

March is all about moving smarter, not harder, and one of the best ways to move smarter is to take care of your body with regular massage treatments. Think you’re too busy? Try sports massage! Despite its “athletic” sounding name, you don’t have to be Tom Brady to enjoy the benefits of sports massage—not even…

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