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Self Defense – Minimize Your Chances of Becoming a Victim!

Learn how at the Women’s Self-Defense and Awareness Sessions offered at Dedman Center starting Tuesday February 21!   This class will teach you techniques to escape from a number of holds, grabs, and chokes. Participants will also explore the assailant as a … Continue reading

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Take Care of your Heart! Participate in the HeartSmart Challenge – February 13-March 12, 2012

Heart disease is one of the biggest risks we face in our society and our university community is no exception. Some of the main risks factors that contribute toward the development of cardiovascular disease include smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, … Continue reading

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Take the SMU Immunity Challenge January 9 – February 6 and Live Healthier This Winter!

It’s winter time and that means flu and cold season. Don’t let your colleagues “vote you out of the office” because you become the source of every new virus that comes along! Keep away flu, colds and illnesses by practicing … Continue reading

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Revitalize Your Exercise Routine With Wellpower’s Activate Your Life Physical Challenge!

Challenge Runs October 17 – November 14, 2011 In this challenge, you can walk, bike, lift weights…whatever exercise suits you best! You will earn 1 point for every 10 minutes of activity at a level considered moderate or better for … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of the Free Fitness Classes that Dedman Center Offers for Faculty and Staff!

Wellpower Fit 4 Life classes are offered FREE this summer for benefit-eligible faculty and staff with a Dedman Center membership.  All classes are drop-in classes, and will run through August 21, 2011. Please note that you will need a Dedman Center … Continue reading

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Be Heart Healthy at Any and Every Age

Heart disease can affect women at any age and the best thing you can do is start developing heart healthy habits….now! There’s no time like the present, and the American Heart Association has specific advice and resources to help get you started … Continue reading

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Support Heart Health by Wearing Red Friday, February 25, 2011

Due to our “snowcation,” the original date of February 4 has changed to Friday, February 25. Many people think that wearing RED is reserved for February 14, but they would be missing out on an opportunity to make a healthy fashion statement.  Dig … Continue reading

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12 Weeks to Better Heart Health

February is Heart Health month! The American Heart Association encourages YOU to take action by completing a FREE 12-week online heart health program called BetterU. Each week, the BetterU program will focus on a different area of heart health, providing you information, tips and … Continue reading

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Maximize Your Wellpower Experience This Year! Sign Up For a Wellpower Orientation This Spring

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Take the “Live Healthy North Texas 100 Day Challenge” January 20 to April 29, 2011, and Earn 30 Wellpower Credits!

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