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

Women in the Weight Room – What You Need to Know!

In the natural habitat of the gym, we often see men gravitate towards the weight room and women hover near the cardio machines.  While being a cardio queen is not a bad thing, we need to clear up a few things about women and weight lifting.  Let’s start with some common myth busters that we…

Snow Pea, Scallion, and Radish Salad

This seasonal recipe highlights some of Spring’s best, fresh veggies and is beautifully eye-catching. Ingredients 2 cups snow peas, trimmed 1 T water 2 scallions, sliced thin 4 radishes, trimmed and cut into thin strips 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 t honey 1 T canola oil Preparation 1. Cut the snow peas on the diagonal…

Trainer Spotlight: Austin N.

A background in Exercise Science and a love for ice cream. What’s not to love about Fitness Specialist, Austin Neuerburg? Why did you become a trainer? “Ultimately, I wanted to help our community become healthier. My goal as a fitness specialist is to help educate our community about the benefits of regular physical activity and…

Top 10 Foods for Healthy Brain Function

Making small changes to the way you eat can help support memory, brain function, and brain health now and later in life. Incorporate one or more of the following foods into your nutrition plan each day and enjoy the healthy variety that brain-boosting foods bring to the table. Water The brain is more than 60…

Lemon, Asparagus and Pea Risotto

You’ll love this healthy meal that just screams SPRING! This recipe highlights tender, yet crunchy, green vegetables over bright and delicious risotto. Ingredients For the broth 5 cups broth of your choice (vegetable or chicken work best) + 1 Parmesan rind Herbs of choice; basil, parsley stalks, chives (whatever you have) For the Risotto 4…

Building Awareness of Your Patterns

Last month, I shared with you how Aston-Patterning is an educational tool that involves the unwinding of old tension and pain patterns in the body, but that it is the movement and ergonomic work that allows a person to sustain change. Now we’ll take that a step further. In Aston-Patterning, we encourage people to pay…

Employee Spotlight: Rosy E.

Learn more about CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center employee, Rosy Estrada’s hobbies and ultimate bucket list travel destination. What is your role here at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center? “I work as the Locker Room & Maintenance Supervisor.” How long have you worked here? “I have been at the Wellness Center for…

Fat Facts: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Fats are energy-providing nutrients that contribute many of the qualities we love about food. The flavor of bacon and butter, the distinctive taste of olive oil, the texture of chocolate and ice cream and the appearance of milk are all thanks to fat. Fats make food easier to chew and induce a feeling of fullness…

Pea and Cilantro Soup

This simple pea soup recipe boasts a beautiful bright green color and packs a serious flavor punch! It’s a perfect, comforting recipe and the best part? It can be served hot or cold! Ingredients 2 T olive oil 6 green onions, sliced 12 small potatoes, diced 1 small red chili or chili flakes (optional) 2…

Trainer Spotlight: Trevor C.

Yoga. Nicki Minaj lyrics. Weekend traditions. Find out more fun about Group Fitness Instructor, Trevor Cassidy. What is your role here at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center? “I am a Group Fitness Instructor! — I teach Yoga, CXWORX, and BODYPUMP. Look for me on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning!” How long have you…

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