A Healthier U

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Four Weeks of Free Fitness Classes To raise awareness about the upcoming Real Life Challenge, PEAK is offering 4 weeks of FREE fitness classes around the University. These classes are open to ALL University of Utah and University of Utah Health employees. Join us for as many free classes as you would […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] BOOSTING YOUR EXERCISE IMMUNE SYSTEM By Blake Densley, ACSM EP-C, Kinesiology graduate teaching assistant The scientific community has believed for quite a while that exercise, a form of stress, suppresses the immune system and can potentially lead to getting sick. It was believed until recently that white blood cells, those great immune […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] By PEAK Health & Fitness SNACK ATTACK The best snacks are those that fill you up quickly, help you feel full until mealtime and add relatively few calories to your daily total. Fruits and vegetables meet these ideal snack requirements for several reasons: ·         Few calories: Most fruits and vegetables are low in […]

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By Judy Fahys *This article originally appeared on KUER.org. Fitness buff Barbara West is skipping her morning circuit training class next week. The 92-year-old’s playing tennis at the Huntsman Senior Games instead. “She’s good,” says her doubles partner, Betty Helland, age 90. “I can’t move as fast as she can, so she covers a lot […]

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