August 10, 2018

In case you missed it…

Earlier this summer we launched our wellness workshop series and kicked it off with what we (Wellness coach Abbie Ladd and myself), believe to be some very valuable and misunderstood information; Food Labels.  Often over-looked or merely glanced a...

June 25, 2018

When the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center decided to create an entire department focused around Healthy Living, we had a general strategy to help our community be healthier.  This four step process includes: why, learn, apply, & thrive.  This seemingly simple fou...

June 7, 2018

Many of you have probably heard of, read about, participated in, or even pondered our infamous Burn to Earn program.  But for those of you that haven’t, let me give you a quick run through.  Deposit your cash with us, meet with our fitness/wellness staff weekly for you...

May 15, 2018

For those of you that joined us for the 13th Annual Dam Run you may have noticed that we decided to change up the typical "post run" food offerings to promote healthier alternatives.  It's a reminder that we don't just promote exercise, but instead we want you to consi...

April 9, 2018

Can we talk workouts for a minute?  As a wellness coach and personal trainer I often find myself with conflicting opinions.  The coach in me wants everyone to just move more, exercise for enjoyment, and reassure that “something is better than nothing”.  But every once...

March 15, 2018

Sugar, it’s everywhere!  In our morning coffee creamer, sweetening our breakfast parfaits, in our salad dressings for lunch, condiments and sauces at dinner, and in our beverages between meals.  We are constantly bombarded with choices that sneak the sweet stuff in wit...