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Every Breath You Take

by WRNW Our workday is made up of tasks. Tasks are made up of thoughts, movements, steps, challenges, and choices. We can’t progress through any of those without first taking a breath. With so many breaths to take in a day, why make it harder on yourself? Make every breath

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Cognitive Conditioning

by Kelly Trevino, MS, ATC Want to try and help increase your brain health? Working on your brain health helps to lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other types of dementias. A strong brain also helps to slow other declining factors as we age such as memory and reaction.

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Zen & Flex

by Sydney Boyce, MS, LAT, ATC, RYT200 If we’re Building Health this month, we have to tackle both physical and mental health, right? So let’s talk yoga. It’s here to build both at the same time! Yoga is a form of physical activity where you can strengthen, stretch, and improve

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Strong Shoulders, Stronger Ken

by Aaron Weidman, MS, ATC, CEAS Men’s Health tends to be a bit like Fight Club. How, you ask? Well, the 1st and 2nd rule of Men’s Health are similar to those of Fight Club – “You do not talk about Men’s Health!” We’re working on breaking through the stigma

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Ken As Hard As You Ken

by Mitchel Musselman, ATC During Men’s Health Month, here’s your reminder – stepping up and being a difference maker is not only to benefit those around you. You have to step up and make a difference in yourself too. You cannot take care of others if you don’t take care

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The Wonderful World of Ken-jury Prevention

by Omar Fercha, LAT, ATC According to a 2020 study, 82% of men try to stay healthier to live longer for family and friends. However, only 50% of men engage in using preventive care. My fellow men, WHAT ARE WE DOING!? Life finds a way. The odds of us being

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It’s Complexus

by Andrea Jervinis, LAT, ATC Ladies! Do you have the right support? Let’s discuss. Women are more prone to experience thoracic pain in their lifetime than men. A study sampling 3,710 workers found that 17% of women in the workforce and 9% of men experienced thoracic pain. Although the prevalence

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Vita-Women

by Sydney Boyce, MS, LAT, ATC, RYT200 Following a balanced diet is crucial to good health and proper nutrition, especially for females. Women go through a constant shift in hormones throughout different phases of life and maturation. Plus women tend to get bombarded by ads on the next fad diet

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Soap & Razors

by Casee Yarborough, LAT, ATC Have you heard of the Pink Tax? It’s not an actual tax, but it’s the tendency that common products for women are more expensive compared to equivalent products for men. Things like razors and soaps are a few dollars more expensive when marketed to women.

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We Can Do It: Healthier Together

by Krystina Aguilera, MS, ATC, CSCS Each year, the Department of Health and Human Services dedicates the week starting at Mother’s Day (this year from May 12th to 18th) to spotlighting the unique health concerns of women. To do our part, we’re working to go a step further and turn

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Dinner? Again? Seems Excessive…

by Casee Yarborough, LAT, ATC Let’s keep building healthy habits together! Not only healthy habits for our bodies, but also healthy habits for the earth. One healthy habit to nail down is meal planning. Meal planning and meal prepping can look different person to person. Why Meal Plan And Meal

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Pain Puzzles: Fact and Fiction

by Ashley Shoemaker, MHA, ATC Oww! A grimace. Eyes squeeze shut. Muscles tense. Frustration brews, patience wanes, and a sense of helplessness looms. Sound familiar? About 51 million Americans experience pain that interferes with their daily lives and thousands sustain injuries at work or home every day. And, even though the sense

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