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Events & Alerts

  • Zumba! Fitness Class

    Read more about the Zumba! Fitness Class event on Mar 31

    Join Natasha Renault and Buckeye Wellness for this high energy total body workout!

    Founded in 2001, Zumba Fitness is a global lifestyle brand that fuses fitness, entertainment and culture into an exhilarating dance-fitness sensation! This Zumba® fitness class will feel like a "fitness-party" that blends upbeat world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography, for a total-body workout that feels like a celebration.

    To register for this event, search under Educational Programs at the link below.

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  • Weight Management Series (Class 4)

    Read more about the Weight Management Series (Class 4) event on Apr 1

    This webinar series helps participants gradually change life-long habits related to nutrition, physical activity and weight management. Through improved lifestyle practices, they will see gains in their health, enjoy improved interpersonal relationships and experience increased effectiveness at work.

    Our philosophy is that participants come up with their own goals, with input from the facilitator, Jenny Pitcher, and other group members. After the series, it is our belief that participants will have the skills and strategies needed to continue on their path to a healthier lifestyle!

    You do not have to commit to all 6 sessions; you may come to one or all!

    To register for this event, search under Educational Programs at the link below

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  • LaBlast Dance Fitness

    Read more about the LaBlast Dance Fitness event on Apr 1

    Looking for a great way to get fit and have fun? Let’s Dance! Join Education and Human Ecology Buckeye Wellness Innovator Rebecca Chacko for an intro to LaBlast Dance Fitness!

    LaBlast is a dance fitness program created by three-time world dance champion and Emmy-nominated choreographer Louis van Amstel from Dancing with the Stars. LaBlast is a perfect balance between dance and fitness. This workout in disguise helps you learn dances like the Disco, Cha Cha, Jive, Salsa, Paso Doble, Samba, and many more. Any music, any genre --- no partner needed!

    This class is designed as a beginner level/introductory class suited for people of any fitness level. Whether you're new to dance fitness or you have previous dance experience, you will have FUN and get a great workout! We hope you'll join us - we're having A BLAST!!!

    Please register - only 25 spots available at this time. To register go to: http://go.osu.edu/EHELaBlast.

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Health Poll

Which of the following behaviors can help to increase your HDL?

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F) All of the above. --> Your lifestyle has the single greatest impact on your HDL cholesterol. Even small changes to your daily habits can help you reach the recommended level (men at least 40 mg/dL; women at least 50 mg/dL). Why is this so important? Because HDLs act as cholesterol scavengers, picking up excess cholesterol in your blood and taking it back to your liver where it’s broken down. The higher your HDL level, the less “bad” cholesterol you’ll have in your blood.

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  • Spring Training Challenge

    Buckeyes, Report to Spring Training! Get ready for summer with a fun, eight-week physical activity challenge that YOU design based on your own goals. It's as easy as 1..2..3.. Set a goal, commit to a training plan and track your eight weeks of progress!

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  • Contact a Health Coach

    If your New Year's resolution includes losing weight, starting an exercise routine, or quitting smoking, and you aren't sure where to turn for help, your personal health coach is just a phone call away. Health Coaches are happy to help you set realistic goals and provide you with support and resources that can help you along the way. All you have to do is ask. Click Read More to contact a coach.

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Spotlight

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    Senior Accountant

    Office of the Controller

  • Carmell Brown

    Executive Assistant

    University Development

  • Karen Tefft

    Veterinarian

    Veterinary Clinical Services

We’re turning the spotlight on Ohio State faculty and staff who have found interesting ways to stay healthy and achieve their personal goals. Read about what works for them, and you may find a new way to focus on your health and wellness.

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