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

Reducing Holiday Stress with Yoga and Meditation

Has the end of the year got you feeling scattered or stressed? You’re not alone! While the end of the year is a great time for reflection and enjoying time with friends and family, the actual enjoyment often gets lost in the midst of to-dos, holiday parties, and travel plans. It’s important to give yourself…

Healthy Recipe: Sage Rubbed Turkey and Mushroom Stuffing

This turkey and mushroom stuffing recipe is simple and healthy. Enjoy it with your friends and family this Thanksgiving! Ingredients 10-pound whole turkey 1 cup carrots, diced 1 cup celery, diced 1 cup yellow onion, diced 2 cups chicken stock, low-sodium 2 T olive oil 2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced 4 each egg whites 4…

Fit in 15 – Cardio Crusher

Complete AMRAP (As Many Reps As Possible) during this 15-minute cardio-crusher workout. Get Fit in 15! Sled Push on Curved Treadmill Find the resistance level on the right and increase the resistance somewhere between 8 and 10. Place your hands on the front handlebars, tucking your shoulders under. Start marching and move to move that…

The Truth about Stretching

We’ve all been told at one point or another that we need to stretch before doing any type of physical activity or before playing a sport. Most of us have had a coach or trainer tell us, “make sure you stretch and warm-up,” with the intent of preventing injury once we go full speed in…

Healthy Recipe: Black Bean and Veggie Enchiladas

Enjoy this healthy, meatless enchilada recipe from our Registered Dietitians and add more vegetables and fiber into your diet! For the Enchilada Sauce Ingredients 3 T olive oil 3 T flour, any kind 1 T ground chili powder 1 t ground cumin ½ t garlic power ¼ t dried oregano ¼ t salt, to taste…

Fit in 15 – Kettlebell Crusher

This quick workout utilizes a kettlebell and can be done in as little as 15 minutes! Complete six rounds each of 30, 25, 20, 15, 10, 5 reps. Reps will go down by five each round until there are zero reps left, so round one is 30 reps of every exercise*, round two is 25…

Healthy Recipe: Herb Feta Dip

Looking for a shareable crowd-pleasing favorite? Bring this rich, tangy, and healthy herb feta dip to your next get together! Ingredients 6 oz feta 2 T water ½ cup chopped parsley ¼ cup chopped mint 2 T finely chopped dill 3T olive oil Salt and Pepper to taste Preparation 1. Blend feta and water in…

Member Spotlight: Mandi Singleton

Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) Member Mandi Singleton, tells the story of how weight training at AHWC led her to find love and empowerment in her personal life. “I joined AHWC in March of 2014 to get back into weight training after a running injury from a half marathon I had completed. I loved…

Trainer Spotlight: Jon N.

He’s a California native, with a “no quit” attitude. Get to know more about AHWC’s newest Fitness Specialist, Jon Nicholson. Where is your home town? “I am from a small town called Bishop, California that is 45 minutes south of the huge ski resort Mammoth Mountain. I graduated in a class with around 150 students…

Member Spotlight: Chad Singleton

Former Fitness Specialist and current member, Chad Singleton, shares his story of fitness and finding love at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC). “Before I was hired on as a fitness specialist at AHWC, I was a Colorado State Champion and Deadlift record holder, and an experienced personal trainer. Even before my interview at…

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