Category: Well-Being

Back Exercises Help The Body

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Everyone needs to do lower back exercises no matter who you are what you are trying to achieve. These can be prescribed to deal with back pain or as part of routine training for injury prevention and better overall body capacity. The three main reasons for back exercises are spinal support, limiting injury, and balancing muscle […]

Does Pre-workout Matter?

Does it really matter is you do a pre-workout?  In order to understand that the first thing to think about is what is a pre-workout.  A pre-workout is what you do to get your body ready to workout.  It has multiple layers like getting enough rest, what you eat, warming up, and hydration.

Health Education for All

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When you hear the term health education, what comes to mind?  Is it all these health topics that floating out on the internet?  For some it is health class from when they are in school.  Health education is any combination of learning experiences designed to help individuals and communities improve their health, by increasing their […]

Disease Prevention at the Y

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Disease prevention is a goal the Y continues to workout at everyday. The Y can not stop every disease but it can work to try and make each disease occur less often. Everyday people come to the Y to workout but what if they had come years earlier. Instead of waiting for a doctor to […]

Employee Wellness Starts with You

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Every company wants to have a healthy thriving workforce.  It can limit the days employees are out due to sickness and help improve the bottom line by improving productivity.  With every choice an employee can choose to healthy or not.  Employee wellness is about every employee taking advantage of what is available to them and […]

Corporate Wellness Programs

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Corporate wellness programs are programs designed to educate and motivate to live a healthier lifestyle.  The reality is that the workforce is as unhealthy as it has ever been.  Workforces around the country are seeing people have to take extended time off due to chronic diseases which leaves the company wondering how to meet quotas […]

Employee Wellness Programs

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How important is an employee’s health?  Is it worth investing a small amount of money into so that employees are able to work more and produce more?  That is the question many employers are asking as they begin to enact employee wellness programs.  Employee wellness programs are designed to educate and promote healthy opportunities for […]

Could the Y be a Wellness Spa?

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What comes to mind when you think of a wellness spa?  For many it is the thought of massages, steams rooms, and saunas.  Some people even think of being able to get into a hot tub would be great and relaxing.  People also think that they have to go to expensive please just get those […]

Partners in Corporate Wellness

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Every company wants to have a healthier workforce.  That is the goal of every corporate wellness program.  If they have people miss less time at work than the company can produce more profits.  The Y partners with businesses all through out Catawba County to help companies have a healthier workforce.  We partner through memberships and […]

What is Workplace Wellness

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Workplace wellness is a new age term.  The term  workplace wellness is any workplace health promotion activity or organizational policy designed to support healthy behavior in the workplace and to improve health outcomes.  It came about because of the growing costs of insurance over the years.  The goal of workplace wellness is to get employees making […]