• Join Us! Live Prize Drawing November 24

    You and your team have put in the hard work over the past nine weeks, now it is time to celebrate and see if you are a winner! Live prize drawing will begin at noon, but come early or stay after to enjoy a photo booth, sign competition, games and prepared foods for sale. Registration is required to participate in person or via webinar.

    Learn more and register here.

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    The Ohio State University, tobacco free inside and out.

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Events & Alerts

  • Beginner Belly Dance

    Read more about the Beginner Belly Dance event on Nov 24

    This low impact, aerobic workout with emphasis on basic belly dance moves is a fabulous way to tone and strengthen muscles.

    Participants are to wear comfortable clothing such as yoga pants, T-shirts, leggings, sport bras, and light weight shoes that allow for movement of feet and toes. Be sure to bring water and hand towel.

    The class runs 5 weeks meeting every Tuesday through Dec. 8, 2015.

    See you at Care Point East!

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

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    Read more about the HIT THE ROAD - LIVE PRIZE DRAWING! event on Nov 24

    You and your team have put in the hard work over the past 9 weeks, now it is time to celebrate and see if you are a winner!

    Please join us on Tuesday, November 24th from 11:30am-1:00pm at the Agricultural Administration Auditorium.


    The live prize raffle will begin at noon*, but come early or stay after to enjoy:

    • BEST BEAT M!CH!G@N SIGN COMPETITION (please keep it clean!)
      • Bring your own masterpiece from home or make one there


    Gather your teammates for a final team walk over to West Campus, take a free CABS bus or utilize the convenient parking options available.

    Be sure to wear your scarlet and gray in support of Beat M!CH!G@N Week.

    For raffle information and prize details, please visit the How to Win section of our Hit the Road website.


    Register via LinkToHealth > Educational Program -- be sure to select the correct participation option (in person or live webinar).  Details for the webcast are on the LinkToHealth portal.

    Webinar attendees --> the live prize drawing will be available at 11:58am and will last approximately 30 minutes.  To view the webinar, copy and paste the link on LinkToHealth into your web browser.  Viewers will not be able to submit questions or comments during the drawing.

    *You do not have to be present at the raffle to claim your prizes.

  • LaBlast® Dance Fitness

    Read more about the LaBlast® Dance Fitness event on Nov 25

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

    To register go to: http://go.osu.edu/EHELaBlast.

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Health Poll

How many years have you participated in Hit The Road With The Buckeyes?

This is my first year!
43% (61 votes)
2 years
14% (20 votes)
3 years
15% (21 votes)
4 years
4% (6 votes)
5 years
2% (3 votes)
Since it all began back in 2008!
22% (31 votes)
Total votes: 142
Whether this is your 1st year or you've been a franchised member of your team since 2008, we are so happy that you are particpating! Make sure to wear your laces & send pictures of them in action to yp4h@osu.edu or post them on your favorite social media site using the #WalkLikeAChampion hashtag. GO BUCKS!

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  • Surviving an Active Shooter

    It’s scary to think about, but an active shooter can strike any place, at any time. For this reason, The Ohio State University Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the Office of Student Life, has released a video called “Surviving an Active Shooter” to educate our campus community. Your safety is our number one priority so please take a moment to watch.

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  • Contact a Health Coach

    If your health and wellness goal 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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