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  • Circuit Training Workout Series

    Read more about the Circuit Training Workout Series event on May 23

    Please join us for a complimentary circuit training workout series brought to you by Brenda Buffington, Buckeye Wellness Program Manager! In this class, one circuit will take ~20 minutes, so arrive when you can and leave when you need to! You are welcome to complete as many circuits as your schedule allows.

    What is circuit training?

    Circuit training is a total body, high volume, low to moderate resistance workout with short rest intervals. It is geared toward improving muscle definition, while improving cardiovascular fitness. This workout involves exercising all major muscle groups while alternating between different areas to allow for muscle recovery. Therefore, you will increase your strength and aerobic fitness while burning lots of calories.

    What equipment will I be using?

    Physio Balls, resistance bands, resistance tubes and some mats will be provided.

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

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  • Outdoor Enthusiasts: Fitness On The Trail

    Read more about the Outdoor Enthusiasts: Fitness On The Trail event on May 24

    Taking physical activity to a new level (and back to the 90’s)!

    Join us for this series as we get outside and dust off our skates, bike, or running shoes! This is a group for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the summer weather and meet new people all while breaking a sweat!

    This is open to anyone who likes to move around! Note: This class will not teach you how to skate, bike or run.

    *Weather permitting. Participants will be notified via email if class is cancelled due to weather by 9:00 AM day of event.

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

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  • Level 1 Hatha Yoga

    Read more about the Level 1 Hatha Yoga event on May 25

    Enjoy a complimentary Level 1 Hatha Yoga class brought to you by Angela Lamonte of Yoga on High!

    At the beginning level the Hatha classes are generally slower than Ashtanga classes, with more focus on relaxation and alignment. At the advanced level, they are equally challenging. Hatha yoga classes have evolved from classical poses and practices that are at least 1000 years old. To this ancient practice we have added information about anatomy, physiology and optimal body alignment. You must bring your own yoga mat to participate.

    About Angela: Angela Lamonte trained as a yoga teacher at both the 200 and 500 hour levels at Yoga on High, where she has been teaching since 2004. She teaches many different populations of students and types of classes—New Beginners, Prenatal, Level 1, Level 2, and Gentle Yoga. She has also taught the mommies and babies classes, and various classes for kids and parents, which reflects her long-time career as an early childhood educator.

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

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Health Poll

For important health benefits, each week adults need at least:

A) 60 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., brisk walking)
2% (1 vote)
B) 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., brisk walking)
73% (30 votes)
C) 100 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., jogging or running)
2% (1 vote)
D) 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., jogging or running)
0% (0 votes)
E) An equivalent mix of moderate- and vigorous-intensity aerobic activity
22% (9 votes)
Total votes: 41
Answer: 
If you answered B), D) or E), you are correct! In addition to your aerobic activity, be sure to also include muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days a week that work all major muscle groups (legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders, and arms).

A Rainbow of Health

What the different colors of fruits and veggies mean to you.

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  • Group Health Coaching

    Would you like to work together with your co-workers to support each other to generate healthy habits as a team? A health coach can help you develop action plans with personalized goals to improve your wellness. Group Health Coaching is available in person or via webinar.

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Spotlight

  • Pat McBeth

    Administrative Assistant

    Wexner Medical Center Development and Alumni Affairs

  • Clinical Research Center

  • Kris Dalton

    Enrollment Services Coordinator

    Professional Admissions

  • Andrew Rohr

    Enrolled Spouse/Same-Sex Domestic Partner

    Danette Rohr, wife, works in Advancement Services

We’re turning the spotlight on a Healthy Buckeye 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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