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Biking for Brain Health: The Benefits of Cycling at the Crosby Wellness Center

Here’s something to wrap your mind around: When you exercise, you’re not only supporting the overall health of your body. Getting in a quick workout also supports your brain, which is the most important organ you use and an arguably separate entity from your body (it’s your command center!).  Having a healthy brain is the first step to being happier, more productive, and more optimistic about life. Beside the occasional crossword puzzle, what activities can improve your decision making, help you solve problems, interact successfully with others and enjoy — or keep —an emotionally stable…

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Foods to Eat When Stressed

By Crosby Wellness Center Staff Your gut is lined with more than 100 million neurons meaning that stress can affect your digestive health along with your mental health. Stress can cause ongoing digestive problems, such as constipation or (at the other end of the scale) diarrhea. Try these foods during stressful times in your life…

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Crosby Wellness Center Announces New Center Director

The Crosby Wellness Center at the Center for Health & Wellbeing is proud to welcome Matt Noe as its new Center Director. Matt joins the Crosby team from Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was most recently a Center Director at the Mercy HealthPlex. He has spent the last 14 years in the health, wellness and education fields….

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Nutrition Tips for Women

Women have unique nutrition needs to support staying in shape, losing weight and improving their overall health. Here are some tips women can practice daily to improve their nutrition. Eat Breakfast They say it’s the most important meal of the day, but often, many women skip breakfast. Breakfast helps to fuel your day and maintain…

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5 Steps to Making a Fitness Resolution Stick

Don’t let your fitness goals for 2021 fizzle out. Here are five tips to create active habits last the entire year. 1. Make fitness a priority this year When you consider activities or goals that are important for the upcoming year, make your physical fitness a top priority. Busy schedules can make adding an exercise…

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Fun Outdoor Fitness Activities for the Family

Fun Outdoor Fitness Activities for the Family

Keep your family moving as the weather warms up with fun outdoor fitness activities. You and the members of your household can still practice social distancing while being physically active. Try to engage in 30–60 minutes of physical activity with the family daily. Here are  activities you and your family can enjoy today. Take a…

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Staying active while working remotely

Staying Active while Working Remotely

If working remotely full-time is new for you, you may be wondering how you can be active during this time. Staying active not only improves your health, but your productivity. Here are a few tips you can use today. Turn on your favorite tunes. Whether you want to dance, stand or take a moment to…

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Relax and Recharge during Stress Awareness Month

Each year in April, the Health Resource Network (HRN), a non-profit health education organization, sponsors  Stress Awareness Month. This is a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress that are prevalent in our society. As we navigate these uncertain times, it’s especially important…

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