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

Member Spotlight: Mario R.

My journey to weight loss started in January 2015.  I was tired of being tired and having no energy. I was full of excuses and I had no one to blame but myself.  It all boiled down to me being lazy. I had given up on myself. I then decided it was time to do…

Therapist Spotlight: Mandy M.

We have a new bodywork therapist joining our team! Get to know more about Mandy Musso including what she specializes in and her guilty pleasure. Why did you become a massage therapist? People are important to me and so is their wellbeing. Massage therapy is a way for me to serve clients while offering them…

Take the 15-Day Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

Committing to lengthy and involved fitness challenges can be a chore and might not set you up for success. Try this simple 15-Day Healthy Lifestyle Challenge that’s customizable to fit your goals and schedule. Recruit a workout buddy to provide accountability and a bit more of a challenge, and remember: two weeks from now, you’ll…

Healthy Grilling Tips

June is Men’s Health Month and, coincidentally, the eye of the grilling season – the two seem to fit so well together. Here are some tips to maximize nutritional health while chasing your favorite cut around the hot plate. Make some marinades from scratch. – Herbs, spices and citrus juices all bring delicious flavors without…

Thai Quinoa Salad

This flavor-packed salad recipe from our Culinary Medicine Registered Dietitians is full of colorful veggies and makes for a fantastic lunch! Ingredients ¾ cup uncooked quinoa 1 ½ cups shredded red cabbage 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 small red onion, diced 1 cup shredded carrots ½ cup chopped cilantro ¼ cup diced green onions…

Meet Daniel Blakeman

Daniel Blakeman began teaching biofeedback, mindfulness, relaxation therapies, and gentle movement while working on his Master’s Degree in Sydney, Australia in the early 1990s. Over the last 10 years, he has led almost 10,000 hours of yoga asana and meditation classes, incorporating these philosophies into his classes. These skills also contribute to his main endeavor-being…

Cupping: Ancient Wellness in Contemporary Practice

The art of cupping is an ancient physical health practice that has historical traces on nearly every continent of the world (except Antarctica). Cupping uses a device to create a vacuum that lifts the skin, creating space between muscles, skin, fascia, etc. The cups are commonly made of glass or plastic, but can be made…

A Mother’s Wisdom

One of our practitioners, Dr. Margaret Eagan, has shared this guest blog with us regarding the wisdom she learned from her mother, and how that influences her approach to health care and her patients here at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. I love practicing medicine, and being part of the medical faculty at…

H.I.I.T. It!

How much time do you have for fitness? We’re all busy, and fitness and health can fall by the wayside. Here’s the good news though: Even if it’s only 5, 10, or 15 minutes a day, this one small trick can improve your workout results. It’s called High Intensity Interval Training, or H.I.I.T. and adding just…

Gone to the Dogs

When working out in our fitness center, we bet you appreciate the thick cushy black mats we have laying around and hanging on the walls. These mats provide comfort for joints, and traction for your body during floor exercises. After a while, though, they tend to get worn out. Rather than throw these mats out,…

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