Move

Move

There are many ways you can incorporate movement into your daily life. How and when you MOVE can make a big difference! Whether it’s choosing to take the stairs over the elevator, reminding yourself to stretch during coffee breaks, or adding some extra motion to your afternoon walk, we’ll show you how to make small changes to your routine that will make a big impact to your physical health.

Click on the numbers below to learn some helpful tips...
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Find some exercises you can do during a TV commercial break.
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If you work in an office, you can still stay active. Stretch throughout the day. Lift light weights during conference calls. It all counts!
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Build in the habit of keeping comfortable clothes, fitness equipment, and walking or running shoes in the car and at the office.
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Join a walking group, play wheelchair sports, practice martial arts, or sign up for an exercise class in your community. Recruit family or friends for support.
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Take a walk at lunch to boost energy and productivity. If it's snowing or raining, create an indoor route!
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For cold-weather workouts (and to avoid hypothermia!), wear layers you can peel off as you warm up. Don't forget gloves.
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Phone calls can range from 5 minutes to an hour or more! Build in activity by walking around your house or office, or clean while on the phone.
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In the dark afternoons and evenings, bring a flashlight or headlamp and always wear reflective clothing when outside.

Ready to get moving? Join the 2019 Healthy Tips Challenge

Commit to making small changes in 2019 and earn prizes for you and your family!

How it works:

Enter online giveaways for a chance to win over $500 in prizes

Enter online giveaways for a chance to win over $500 in prizes

How to enter giveaways and earn points to win big!

Sign into the giveaway widget with either your Facebook account or your name and email address.
Follow the instructions in the widget. Once you've completed a task that's listed, you'll automatically accrue points that act as entries into the giveaway.
Each giveaway lasts about a week, so check back next week for new giveaways and prizes! Winners will be announced and notified at the end of the week.
Remember, you'll have the highest chance of winning a prize the more tasks you complete!
Have questions? Drop us a line at HealthAndWellness@uvmhealth.org