Wellness

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

Is Yoga Really Good For Men?

by Trevor Cassidy, Group Fitness Manager In celebration of Men’s Health Month, we want to turn our attention to yoga for men. How We Understand Yoga Practicing yoga creates a subtle systemic change that you can feel long after you leave the studio. However, because we view yoga as more of a relaxing hobby, it’s…

The Quick-Start Guide to Men’s Health

June is Men’s health month and while the structure of a healthy lifestyle is the same regardless of gender, men face a few unique challenges when it comes to improving habits, physical performance, and overall wellbeing. Recent research reveals three primary areas of concern for most American men: Unhealthy habits like tobacco and alcohol use…

22 Effort-Free Ways To Improve Your Health And Vitality

Your health should always be a priority and the good news is, it’s not as difficult as we think because when it comes to boosting your vitality, it’s the little things that count. Nutrition Tips 1. Keep a one-week food diary to ensure you’re hitting all your nutrient goals (try using the free app MyFitnessPal).…

Mental Resilience: Three Ways to Strengthen Your Mind

A resilient mindset is an integral part of healthy living, and building that resilience is accepting that change happens and learning to manage it positively. Because life throws us curveballs and how we respond and persevere makes up the fabric of our mental resilience.  So what are some ways to build mental resiliency? Below are…

Mental Health Resource Guide For Healthcare Professionals

May is Mental Health Month and this week (May 10 – 16) is National Hospital Week so we want to acknowledge the professionals who are in the front lines helping others recover and live well today and every day. With that recognition comes the admission that nurses and physicians are far more likely to experience…

Rest Days: Improve Your Workouts With Purposeful Rest

To improve your workouts is to have purposeful rest days, but many of us tend to ignore or even abuse these crucial days.  Rest days incorporate light workout, relaxation techniques, or active recovery movements that improve form or range of motion.  When you push through each day with a vigorous workout routine, and no rest,…

POUR: A Guide To Mindful Eating

By Dr. Liz Chamberlain Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist  Do you find yourself scrounging for food and mindlessly eating when you are not hungry, or overeating without realizing you are full or satisfied? We all indulge from time to time, but too much of a good thing can lead to an unhealthy lifestyle. Learn how to develop…

Three Apps I Use to Keep My Body and Mind Active

by Lauren Heap, Senior Fitness Specialist There are numerous reliable apps for workouts and mindful practices that many of us use. But, if you’re overwhelmed by the options, below are three apps I use when I need help with timing, planning out my workouts, or checking in with myself. The best part is they are…

The 6 Keys to Unlocking Your Best Sleep Ever

There is nothing like starting your day from a good night’s sleep. Your mind is sharper, you can focus better on tasks, and you are generally in a good mood. However, what happens when we do not have a good night’s sleep?  The average adult in the U.S. needs about seven hours of sleep each…

Drink Up: The How, What and Why of Hydration

We place a lot of emphasis on how food fuels movement and recovery, and while that is still true, water is the cornerstone on which all nutrition, movement, and recovery depend.  The human body is 72 percent water and every system within it requires adequate hydration to operate optimally.  Water enables the body to absorb…

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