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

Bfit Bwell Success Story: Jen T.

Jen Taylor is no stranger to challenges. It was after life threw her some curveballs in her late 30s that she took a real look at herself, leading to a total rebuild of her life. It was a humbling experience. She decided that she wanted to be more of service to others and change the…

Healthy Recipe: Fingerling Potato Salad

Summer is in full swing and that means more meals and time outdoors! Bring this delicious, healthy side dish to your next back yard bbq. Ingredients 3 ½ lbs. fingerling potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 3/4′-1′ pieces 3 Hard Boiled Eggs, sliced or quartered 1 Tbsp. kosher salt (for boiling water) 6 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil,…

Caring for the Frontline promotes teamwork and self-care

Recently, CU Anschutz Today highlighted Caring for the Frontline, an upcoming program at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center that gives healthcare professionals on the CU Anschutz Campus the tools to manage their health, wellness, and nutrition. This program, headed by Lisa Wingrove, RD, CSO teaches participants the importance of self-care, which is essential to…

Employee Spotlight: Jose C.

We have a couple of fresh faces in the Fitness Center. Learn more about our newest Wellness Advisor, Jose Chavez! What is your role at the CU Anshutz Health and Wellness Center? “Being a Wellness Advisor for the Center, I am responsible for consulting potential members and figuring out which memberships and programs will work…

Employee Spotlight: Laura Z.

Meet one of our newest employees, Wellness Advisor, Laura Ziko. Find out more about where she comes from and who inspires her most! What is your role here at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center?  “I’m a Wellness Advisor.” What is your home town? “Simsbury, Connecticut” What did you do before coming to work…

Paying it Forward

One of the most important benefits of the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is the community support we provide to our members. Sometimes that community support brings gifts even beyond what we could expect. Jerry Weiss’s wife, Jenney Coberly, was an avid cyclist before being diagnosed with Stage 4 uterine serous carcinoma. The treatment…

In Loving Memory of Jenney Coberly 1951-2018

Jenney was an avid cyclist who used and loved riding her e-bike for only a few months as her health and fitness waned during treatment for stage 4 uterine serous carcinoma at Anschutz Cancer Center. I have wonderful memories of riding with her on our favorite 40-mile loop and Bear Creek Lake Park. She was…

Healthy Recipe: Vegan Black Bean Burgers

Give these Vegan Black Bean Burgers topped with Tahini Sauce a try for your next meatless Monday meal. Serve them on buns or go low card and enjoy them in lettuce wraps! Ingredients 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon flaxseed meal + 3 tablespoons water) 1 t olive oil 1/2 red onion, finely diced 3 cloves…

Intern Spotlight: Brooke A.

Meet CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center’s newest intern, Brooke Anders! Learn more about what drives her and her future plans after her internship. What is your role as a CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center intern? “As an intern, I am here to help Center staff, clients, and members. I am helping coach F.I.T.…

The NFL Prescription for Better Performance

Men’s health articles tend to focus on “performance” as the holy grail of health. It might be the height of good health to be able to perform well, but not in the way many men think. Human performance for our purposes refers to the ability of the mind and body to handle pressure and complete…

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