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

Change Ordinary Recipes to Extraordinarily Healthy Dishes!

Quick Modifications to Healthier Eating Recipe modification not only reduces calories, sodium, fats and sugars, but also improves the quality of nutrition. The most important tip is to approach recipe change in a step-wise fashion. For instance, it might be your goal to reduce the fat in your beef stroganoff recipe. If you’re currently using…

A New Face

The next time you’re at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, keep your eyes peeled for a new face! We recently brought on a new General Manager for the Fitness Center, Mr Robert Shoulders. Bob has over 30 years of experience in the fitness and health club industry including 15 years owning and managing…

Rethink Your Drink!

How Much Sugar is in Your Drink? The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that the daily intake of calories from added sugars not exceed 10% of total calories. Easy, Right? Wrong! Sugar-sweetened beverages are a significant source of added sugars in the diet of U.S. adults and account for approximately one third of added…

Get Inside to Get Outside

Summer arrived this week with the heat on high!! When the temperature tops out at 100 as it can do here in Colorado, it's tempting to hide out in a dark and cool movie theater, or on a shaded patio at happy hour, and forget about getting out and being active! Don't let the heat…

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…

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