Stick to your healthy habits

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Real Life Challenge: Stick to your healthy habits—Advice from University of Utah employees Over the past six weeks of the Real Life Challenge, 2,625 University of Utah employees worked on improving their overall health and well-being by practicing and posting small, daily habits. By posting completed habits, we held ourselves and our coworkers […]

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Building a strong foundation of eating habits

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Real Life Challenge In the Real Life Challenge, the nutrition category includes five different habits. Each habit is very important in achieving health and well-being, but it’s no easy feat to follow through with all of them every day. Over the past four weeks of the challenge, what nutrition habits have been […]

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Practicing a healthy mindset

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Real Life Challenge There are two habits pertaining to movement in the Real Life Challenge: Be active for at least 10 minutes. Most of us have a million thoughts running through our minds at any moment, but very few of us set aside time to practice a healthy mindset. This pressure to […]

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The ‘movement’ movement

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Real Life Challenge There are two habits pertaining to movement in the Real Life Challenge: Active for at least 10 minutes No sitting for more than one hour at a time Neither of these habits mentions going to the gym or exercise, and this was no mistake. Planned exercise has numerous benefits […]

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The power of posting

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Real Life Challenge You might be wondering why we’re encouraging thousands of University of Utah employees to post their habits in an app for six whole weeks. Could this really make an impact? We truly believe so, and the reason lies partially in the power of posting, which goes far beyond points […]

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Finding your motivation

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Real Life Challenge We often convince ourselves that change should be easy. Getting healthier, losing weight and living longer should be more than enough motivation to shift habits, right? The fact is, change is hard and in real life social norms have more of an impact on our daily habits than most […]

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Are you ready for the Real Life Challenge?

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Are you ready for the Real Life Challenge? The Real Life Challenge starts today. It is a six-week lifestyle journey, dedicated to improving your health, fitness and overall well-being—one habit at a time.  This challenge is offered by Wellness and Integrative Health at University of Utah Health and is open to ALL University […]

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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 four weeks of FREE fitness classes and movement breaks around the university. These classes and breaks are open to ALL University of Utah and University of Utah Health employees. Join us for as many […]

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