Category: Exercise

Summer Workplace Wellness

Level Up Your Workplace Wellness This Summer

Summertime is the perfect excuse to step out of the office and level up wellness in your workplace. Encouraging employees to adopt healthy habits won’t just improve their overall health; it’s likely to increase their happiness and productivity, too. Whether you’re looking to boost your existing wellness program or start from scratch, we have great...

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Exercise Safely After Age 65

Regular exercise is part of a good health and wellness lifestyle at every age and stage of life (a recommended 150 minutes per week), but for women 65 and over, it’s especially important to keep up with physical activity. There are many benefits specific to your needs when you continue to work out into your...

Hood College wins Walk Across America Challenge

Hood College Trail Blazers Win First-Ever Walk Across America Challenge

The Hood College Trail Blazers have lived up to their name, blazing a path to victory by taking over 2.7 million collective steps in their effort to “Walk Across America” last month. The Trail Blazers team, consisting of Hood College faculty including President Andrea Chapdelaine, the president’s executive assistant, admissions staff, and Vice President of...

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10 Ways to Stay Physically Active While Working Remotely

Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) became a global pandemic, more people than ever are working remotely to stop the spread of infection. While social distancing and self-isolation present their own challenges, so does working remotely. If you’re working from home, chances are you’re struggling to find and maintain a routine in your household, especially when it...

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Get Movin’

The Best Types of Physical Activity for School-Aged Children and Adolescents If you follow 5-2-1-0, you know that you and your family should get 1 hour or more of physical activity every day. But, what counts as physical activity for school-aged children and adolescents? Your child’s 1 hour of physical activity should include activities that...

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Activities for Every Budget

Is your family getting at least 1 hour or more of physical activity each day? You don’t need expensive exercise equipment or to spend a ton of money to stay fit and active. In Frederick County, it’s easy to make family time active time. Consider one of these 10 low-cost (or no-cost!) physical activities in...

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10 Real Ways to Fit Fitness into Your Work Day

This article was written by the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce in support of and in partnership with LiveWell Frederick. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   There are countless reasons to find ways to work fitness into your daily routine—people who exercise tend to have more energy and be both healthier...