Of all of the muscles in your body, the heart is the most important one, because it pumps oxygen-rich blood throughout your body and also removes a lot of waste products from your blood stream.
Continue reading “February is Heart Awareness Month”
Instead of spending Valentine’s Day focused on love and romance, a cardiologist from Arkansas Heart Hospital will be on hand to teach women how to get heart healthy. Continue reading “Arkansas Heart Hospital cardiologist to speak on women and heart disease”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host an employee wellness workshop on stress management at noon Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Donaghey Student Center Leadership Lounge. Continue reading “UALR to host employee wellness workshop on stress management”
Organizers of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Employee Wellness program are encouraging all university employees to join the Walk the 200 fitness competition. Continue reading “UALR presents Walk the 200 fitness competition”
This article is an employee wellness spotlight by UALR Employee Wellness Coordinator Karl Lenser.
Don O’Donnell, a senior project manager in Information Technology Services, was one of the first employees who took advantage of the free body composition testing we offer in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Employee Wellness Program.
Six months ago, Dr. Amar Kanekar, an assistant professor of health education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, averaged about 20 minutes of exercise a day.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees who complete a biometric assessment at the employee wellness fair Wednesday, July 27, may qualify for a $1,400 reduction in out-of-pocket medical expenses for the 2017 health plan.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is issuing a new employee fitness challenge to make planned exercise activities a part of their daily routine.
This is the third installment of a monthly column on how to live a healthier life.
Joan Reed, who works in the UALR Nursing Department as a coordinator in the Higher Education Institute Program, has been an active individual since her childhood days in rural Vermont. Continue reading “Column: From farming to yoga-the fitness journey of Joan Reed”
More than 200 University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees stepped up to accept a new challenge to promote employee fitness on campus.
The “Step It Up Challenge” kicked off April 4 in front of Student Services Center, as a large crowd gathered to hear Chancellor Joel Anderson greet the participants.