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Get ready for the Prouty and/or biking season with the opportunities below!

1. Spin Extra: 5-week class Friday mornings 6:45 - 7:45 AM from May 13 - June 10. 

2. Cycling Workshop: Saturday, May 21 & June 4th from 9:00 - 11:00 AM

For more information and to register, call Hugh Mellert at 646-3903 or email Hugh!

Convenient Produce: Workplace CSA's this summer!

This summer, 3 great farms will be delivering CSA shares full of delicious produce for pick-up on campus. Eating healthy, eating local, and supporting local farms has never been easier! Sign up today for your favorite farm or the farm delivering closest to your office building:

Life Sciences: Luna Bleu
Fairchild: Sweetland
Tuck/Thayer: Root 5

Protect Yourself from the Zika Virus

If you have traveled or plan to travel to any of these areas, make sure you are taking the necessary precautions to prevent the Zika Virus. The CDC Website provides important tips to keep you safe. For a list of symptoms, click here. If you have questions, please contact your health care provider.

Free Week at RVC!

RVC is offering a free week pass to any employee and their spouse! This voucher is valid 2/1 - 6/1 and is limited to one per person.

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Wellness Resources for Faculty and Staff

The Pulse at Dartmouth program - join today!

The Pulse at Dartmouth program provides a comprehensive suite of personalized tools and support, including fun challenges similar to the MOVE IT challenge, activity, sleep and nutrition trackers, social connections, a personal health assessment, and more! As a participant, you can:

  • Earn up to $400 per calendar year ($100 per calendar quarter; max of $300 in 2016)
  • Receive one free MAX™ Activity and Sleep Tracker device, or a one-time credit of $24.99 towards the purchase of another device, that will synchronize your activity with the Pulse program (all credits applied after checkout)

Join the Pulse at Dartmouth program today at http://dartgo.org/joinpulse.

Learn more about the Pulse program, upcoming launch events, health stations, eligibility, and more here.

The MOVE IT Spring 2016 Challenge begins on Monday, 5/23!

The MOVE IT: Scale the Summit challenge is a 3-week challenge.  Participate on a team of 5 (team scores are calculated by the total number of steps, so recruit a full team of 5) or participate as an individual by creating your own private team.  You must be a Pulse program member to participate in the MOVE IT challenge.  Receive points for joining the challenge and receive points for reaching various total step thresholds.  Points will also be awarded to the top 3 teams and the top 3 individuals.  

To learn more and join the MOVE IT Challenge, click here.  

May is Mental Health Month

Everyone experiences variations in his/her mental health over the course of his/her life. Mental illness is common, can run in families, and can affect any of us. Take a look at the Mental Health Awareness Calendar to help improve your mental well-being.

Health and Wellness: Seasonal Tips

New Dietary Guidelines Urge Less Sugar For All

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New federal dietary guidelines urge Americans to drastically cut back on sugar, and for the first time have singled out teenage boys and men for eating too much meat, chicken and eggs.

A Psychologist's Secrets to Making New Year's Resolutions Stick

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Research suggests that approximately half of all Americans make New Year's resolutions yet only 8% actually achieve them. How can you join this elite few? How can you actually follow through on your plan to lose weight, get organized or to spend less and save more? Here is some advice.

New and Improved Diet and Fitness Apps for a Healthy 2016

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These new and improved diet and fitness apps put nutritionists and personal trainers in your hand. A healthier, happier you is just a tap or swipe away.

Whole-Wheat Cranberry Muffins

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Try this delicious recipe from American Heart Association. Eating heart healthy can be equally as delicious as it is good for your body, so give it a try!

Start a Bulletin Board in Your Department

The above resources are perfect to get you started on a wellness bulletin board. For printable versions and more ideas, check out our Bulletin Board.

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Last Updated: 5/18/16