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Fitness Over 50

We can benefit from physical activity at any age. Physical fitness decreases our risk of hypertension, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and some cancers.

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8 Ways to Get Moving!

For those with barriers to being physically active, here are eight quick ideas to add a little more activity to your week.

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Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke: Protecting Your Operation

During periods of extreme heat, operations must take additional steps to protect their employees from heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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Family Fun With Gardening

Gardening is a fun way to incorporate physical activity into your day, and is a great way to connect kids to where their food comes from!

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Sit Less and Move More

Many people may feel frustrated because of jobs that force them to stay sitting for long hours during the day. If you are one of those people, don’t get discouraged!

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Meal Replacements: A long-term weight management solution?

The convenience meal replacements offer is appealing, but do they work for long-term weight management?

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Healthy Sleep and Shift Work

Learn how to overcome a few common barriers that may impact your ability to achieve restful sleep when working a non-traditional work schedule.

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Make Each Day Count

One of the first steps in making healthy choices each day is realizing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and truly making a behavior change.

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Fit on the Farm

Although regular job duties on the farm may include intense physical tasks, aerobic physical activity is still needed in addition to the short burst, physical tasks.

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Target Heart Rate: Finding the Right Intensity

For many individuals, determining if you are working at a moderate or vigorous intensity may be tricky.