Weight Loss

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

How to Create an Effective Workout Plan

Now is the time to be proactive in staying active! One of the best methods is creating a workout plan ahead of time so you can keep yourself accountable, be mindful of what you’re doing each day, and rest properly. That said, a smart schedule should include three essential components: breathing, strength, and flexibility. By incorporating these elements, you can…

Why I Coach State of Slim and What I’ve Learned

By Karen Percival I have been coaching State of Slim for three-and-a-half years, and I’ve had the opportunity to observe the transformation of over 500 people.  Watching people transform their lives is what keeps me inspired as a coach, and it is incredible to see the positive changes people make inside and out.  I have…

Nurse Loses 57 Pounds through State of Slim, Gains Much More

Recently, Tina Van Winks lost 57 pounds by investing in her health and wellness, but she is the first to tell you that her gain is much more significant.   “I’ve gotten my health back, regained confidence in myself, and found new ways of coping with stress,” said Tina, a nurse manager in Denver Health’s…

5 Ways To Improve Your Heart Health

Happy Heart Health Month! In honor of American Heart Month, here are five simple heart health tips that you can implement right now:   Get Moving! Your heart is a muscle, and like other muscles in your body, it needs exercise to stay healthy and strong. Finding a physical activity that you love will leave…

Member Spotlight: Bradley Gulley

I came to the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center through the State of Slim Program after a work colleague encouraged me to join. I wanted to make a lifestyle change. During the workout portion of that program, I became a “gym person.” The gym had always been an intimidating place but the trainers made me…

State of Slim Forever

Recapping Weeks 15 and 16 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey  With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Celebrate Your Success In Week 15 of State of Slim, we celebrate how far we’ve come. We reflect on what we have accomplished and what has…

Member Spotlight: Ben Gilliam

Have you ever woken up one day and asked yourself “Am I living my best life? Am I Living it to my fullest potential?” That is what happened to me and I decided to start by joining the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. When I walked through those doors for the first time 6 years ago…

Why You Cannot Be on a Diet Forever

Recapping Weeks 13 and 14 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center I can’t believe it’s already Week 14 — it seems like we just started! Looking at Larry and Kathie J., you’d think more time had passed.…

Success Story: Rose Patch

I participated in the 16 week State of Slim Weight Loss Program in June through October of 2018. I chose this program over other programs because of what I read in the ‘State of Slim’ book. I felt it looked at weight loss on a more holistic level, integrating mind and body, which just made sense…

You Are Who You Spend Time With

Recapping Weeks 11 and 12 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey. With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center In Weeks 11 and 12, we look at your social environment — who do you spend the most time with? This could be anyone from your…

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