Wellness at Work

5 Tips to Keep Devices From Being a Pain in the Neck at Work

Millions of Americans spend the majority of their waking hours each day at work. A recent survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that employed adults spend an average of just 18 minutes per day participating in sports,…

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Wellness Resolutions for Small Business Owners for 2015

“Best wishes for a healthy and prosperous New Year!” What a nice, hopeful sentiment we share with each other this time of year. If you’re a small business owner, you probably have plenty of ideas about what your company must…

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A Look Back at the AHM Team’s 2014!

This year, the A Healthier Michigan team got to do some pretty amazing things. We took on challenges, tried new activities and did our best to find unique ways for you to stay healthy. In case you missed anything, here were…

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Trend Alert: Workplace Wellness Incentives that Actually Work

Promoting wellness at work is a wonderful idea, but it takes more than a few “Don’t forget your veggies!” posters in the cafeteria to be effective. That’s why, instead of simply encouraging employees to take the stairs instead of the…

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On Your Feet All Day? Take These Steps to Stay Well

You hear a lot about the health hazards of sitting at a desk all day long—that it can lead to obesity and a higher risk for serious diseases—but standing for work all day long can also be detrimental to your…

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6 Ways to Tame Tension Headaches Once and For All

You know that feeling like there’s a tight band wrapped around your head, squeezing and causing throbbing, pressure and pain? That’s a tension headache, and up to 80 percent of adults in the U.S. get them. They can be brief—going…

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#HealthyMe: Motivation From My Co-Workers

To be honest, the prospect of “boot camp” never really thrilled me. Be it military, exercise or otherwise, something so extreme, just isn’t my cup of tea. So needless to say, when some co-workers encouraged me to try an eight week,…

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#HealthyMe: From Overweight and Unhealthy to Competing in a Triathalon

I went from having a completely sedentary lifestyle, and being out of shape, to competing in an Ironman branded triathlon race and other extreme endurance events in two and a half years. I played Rugby in high school and college,…

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Let the games begin!

Downtown Detroit is alive and bubbling over with excitement for the third annual Live Downtown Games. The games kicked off Monday, July 21, at Campus Martius Park with executives from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marketing…

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