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Join Us at the Heart Walk – September 13, 2014

Imagine the impact if we reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20% by 2020! Wellpower is joining the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk to promote physical activity to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and … Continue reading

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Making Work More of a Workout

If you are like the majority of American adults, you spend most of your waking hours at work, and it could be taking a toll on your health. Sixty-eight percent of adults are obese or overweight, and many of us struggle … Continue reading

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A First Step Toward Success: Start Your Walking Program Now!

Even if you’ve been a couch potato for a long time, starting a physical activity program really doesn’t have to be hard. And of course, there’s the benefit of helping reduce the risk for heart disease, the No. 1 killer of all … Continue reading

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Join Wellpower in Celebrating National Start Walking Day – April 2, 2014

SMU Wellpower is committed to helping you develop healthy habits and one of the easiest habits to build into your schedule is walking! According to the Heart Association, research has shown that the benefits of walking and getting moderate physical … Continue reading

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BCBSTX Deductible Discount Update for 2014

This past year, benefit-eligible employees had the opportunity to earn a 20% discount on the deductible for eligible SMU medical plans (the $2,500 and $5,000 high deductible plans are not eligible) offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX). If you … Continue reading

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Wellpower: What’s Next?

Wellpower’s Fall Reward Period Ends January 31 Wellpower will wrap up it’s Fall Reward Period at the end of the month. Current participants should make sure they have all their January activities logged by January 25, 2014. The Wellpower Team … Continue reading

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Apply for the Spring Naturally Slim Class Now!

Interested in losing weight and improving your overall health? Consider applying for our free Naturally Slim class! The online application is open until November 26. The class will meet in person for the kick-off session the first week of February, … Continue reading

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Choosing Healthy Tour of RFoC at Umphrey Lee

Lauren Hickman, RD/LD, is the new dietitian for SMU Dining Services and is currently offering free tours of the dining hall, highlighting healthy options. It is called the “Choosing Healthy Tour.” During this tour, Lauren will go into depth behind … Continue reading

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Join Wellpower’s Amazing Challenge 2013 – 14! Registration Begins August 12, 2013

Wellpower is embarking on the Amazing Challenge for this year’s wellness program! Focus on exercise and fitness, nutrition, stress reduction, healthy weight attainment or maintenance, and you can earn rewards such as a vacation day, free meal tickets, free parking, … Continue reading

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Health Coaching Available on Campus Beginning September 18, 2013

Paige Shouse, Baylor Health Coach, will provide on-campus health coaching services most Wednesdays starting September 18, 2013. Paige has worked in corporate wellness for 5 years, and served as our on-campus health coach last year.  She helps Wellpower participants achieve their … Continue reading

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