Tag Archives: Wellpower Walk

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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Today’s Wellpower Walk Moved to Dedman Center Track

Yup, it looks like rain! But we won’t let a little rain dampen our spirits! We’ve moved today’s Wellpower Walk to the track at Dedman Center. Meet in the lobby by noon and we’ll walk the track together. A Dedman … Continue reading

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Starting a Workout Program? Invest in a Good Pair of Workout Shoes!

The birds are chirping and the tulips are blooming…this is a time when many of us are getting serious about our wellness efforts! Making the decision is the first step. Making it a priority in your lifestyle is another. If … Continue reading

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March 30 Wellpower Walk to Feature Garden Tour

Kevin Dillard, SMU’s Landscape Resource Manager, will give an informal tour of the SMU gardens on our walk, Friday, March 30. We are celebrating “Start Walking Day” at SMU in partnership with the American Heart Association. SMU boasts some of the … Continue reading

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The Provost’s Pace Team Invites You to Join Wellpower’s “One Step at a Time” Team Challenge!

This spring, SMU Wellpower will sponsor the “One Step at a Time” walking challenge from March 26 to April 22. Under the leadership of Provost Paul Ludden, this year’s Pace Team is filled with academic all-stars including Deans David Chard, Gillian McCombs, … Continue reading

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Wellpower Supports Heart Healthy Activities

Did you know that February is Heart Health month? Wellpower is offering numerous activities that support your heart health throughout the spring.  So come alone or grab a friend – either way you may join others from the campus community in support … Continue reading

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It’s Heart Health Month at SMU!

  This February let’s have fun while getting serious about heart health! Here are a few simple ways you can get started today: Are you on Facebook? Click on the image for the Go Red Facebook page and stay current on … Continue reading

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Wellpower Walks on Friday, September 16!

Bring your favorite sneakers and join us for a lively 1.5-2 mile walk around our beautiful campus. Invite your colleagues to come along and meet us on the steps of Dallas Hall at noon. If you can, try to wear … Continue reading

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