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Tag Archives: May

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

Employee Spotlight: Gene I.

As part of our May celebration of everyday heroes, find out more about our front desk employee and Navy Veteran, Gene Ilin. How long have you been working at the front desk? “I’ve been working at the front desk for 7 months.” What made you want to work at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness…

Thai Lettuce Wraps

Enjoy the fresh ingredients and bold flavors of these healthy Thai Lettuce Wraps! They make a delicious and quick Summer lunch. Ingredients 1 t sesame oil 2 T oyster sauce 1 T low sodium soy sauce 1 T cornstarch ½ jalapeno, chopped 1 egg, beaten 2 T olive oil 8 shitake mushrooms 2 cloves garlic,…

Member Spotlight: Rafael Torres

We’re celebrating our Everyday Heroes in May. Read more about CU Officer and Anschutz Health and Wellness Center member, Rafael Torres. How long have you been a member of the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center? “Since October of 2017.” Why did you join the Center? “I joined the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center…

Employee Spotlight: MaryLauren

She’s pretty much done it all! Meet CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center’s very own and very well-rounded, MaryLauren Agee. What is your role here at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center? “At this point, my only role is as a Group Exercise Instructor, but I have worked in Membership, with the Metabolic Kitchen,…

Finding Your Balance: Mindset, Nutrition, Movement, and Recovery

Balance is an important concept in every pursuit. We seek work-life balance to do our best on the job without sacrificing time for intentional living. We strive to find a balance between what builds us up and what builds up others. When it comes to our total wellbeing, balance is also essential. We use these…

How Yoga Can Benefit Cyclists

On Thursday, May 21st, 2019, Group Fitness Instructor Trevor Cassidy is hosting a FREE Yoga workshop for CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center members. This workshop is dedicated to yoga poses that help bring balance back to a cyclist’s body. We asked Trevor about some of the benefits that yoga can provide for people who…

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…

GRILLED SHRIMP TACOS WITH CORN AND COTIJA SALSA

Ingredients: TACOS 1 lb. raw shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ cup olive oil Juice and zest of 1 lemon Juice and zest of 1 lime 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 1 tsp. smoked paprika ½ tsp. chipotle chili powder ½ tsp. cumin 1 tsp. salt 1 cup watermelon, diced 6-8 flour or corn tortillas,…

New Group Exercise Reservation Policy Begins May 1

Group Fitness is one of the easiest and most fun ways to work out! But, when people sign up for a class and don’t show up, it blocks others from participating. After listening to your feedback on this topic, we have updated our class reservation policy to ensure a better experience for everyone! NEW POLICY: Effective May 1,…

5 Trainer Tips You Need to Know

When working with a trainer, they will tailor your workout to your specific goals and needs. Every trainer has some common tips and tricks that they want people to start with, though, and we figured we would share those with you! 1. Back to Basics A workout doesn’t have to be fancy to be effective.…

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