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

Healthy Recipe: Homemade English Muffin with Vegan Cashew Cheese

You’ll enjoy this creamy, smooth cheese substitute that’s easy to make. Serve it with our homemade English Muffins for a healthy snack! For the Muffins (makes 1 muffin) Ingredients 1/3 cups rolled oats 1 T chia seed ½ t baking powder 2 T unsweetened applesauce 1 T milk of choice Pinch of salt Preparation 1.…

Over 150 people attended 9Health Research & Health Fair at AHWC

Over 150 people attend Research & Health Fair at AHWC Over 150 people participated in health screenings, learned about research studies, and took part in culinary medicine cooking demos and recipes at the second annual Research & Health Fair. The Sept. 28 fair was organized by 9Health, the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC), and the CU School…

Healthy Recipe: Baba Ganoush

Baba ganoush is a middle eastern dip of mashed eggplant that’s easy to make, healthy, and delicious. Give this recipe from our Culinary Medicine Program a try today! Ingredients 2 pounds Italian eggplants (about 2 small-to-medium eggplants*) Medium cloves of garlic, pressed or minced 2 T lemon juice, more if necessary ¼ cup tahini ⅓…

Which Group Ex Class is Best for You?

We have several group exercise options and sometimes it can be hard to determine which class is the best for you. We’ve put together a list based on some of your most-asked questions to help you find your next favorite workout! Short on time? CXWORX (30 min) — Mon 5:15 pm with Trevor C. BODYPUMP…

An A to Z Guide to Group Ex Classes

Interested in learning more about the group exercise classes we hold? Take a peek at our comprehensive guide to each class below: ALIGNMENT YOGA This approach to yoga focuses on slower transitions and longer periods spent in each pose. The methodical placement of each pose allows for the maximum benefit of each posture. AQUA FITNESS…

Healthy Recipe: Beet Falafel with Tzatziki Sauce

Serve these baked beet falafels as a lunch over mixed greens and top it with our tzatziki sauce for a healthier take on a fried favorite! For the Beet Falafel Ingredients 1 red beet, grated or diced 1 14.5 oz. can no salt added chickpeas, drained and rinsed, reserve the chickpea liquid 1 cup chickpea…

Ergonomics for Less-Than-Optimal Environments–Student Edition

Okay, okay, please suspend your eye rolls! We know you have enough to think about, what with the start of a new academic year, but: • If your neck and shoulders are already bothering you • You feel achiness in your wrists or forearms • You hate sitting in a particular lecture hall chair ……

Member Spotlight: Krishna Madhavan

What made you choose AHWC for your fitness membership? “I work on campus, so the center is a good location close to work.” What do you do here on the Anschutz Medical Campus? “I am a Research Scientist at Pediatrics Oncology. I work on the delivery of chemotherapeutics into brain tumors in children using nanoparticles…

Healthy Recipe: Pan-Roasted Trout with Citrus Farro Salad

Looking for something different to add to your weeknight dinner routine? Give this healthy pan-roasted trout with fresh citrus farro salad a try! For the Trout Ingredients 2 t chopped fresh rosemary 2 pounds of trout fillets ¼ cup all-purpose flour ½ t salt, plus more to taste Freshly ground pepper to taste 1 T…

The Importance of Range of Motion Testing

Range of motion is the measurement of movement around a specific joint in the body. The range of motion around a particular joint, often called flexibility, can involve ligaments, tendons, muscles, bones, or joints as a whole. In order for a joint to have a full range of motion, it must have adequate flexibility. Why…

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