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4.22.2013

SEE hydrates your workout

4.22.2013



SEE Tip:  With spring in the air, exercising outside can be a lot more enticing.  The beautiful weather can provide scenic walks or runs.  It can also provide the best opportunity for groups to get some exercise-- live it up like a kid with a game of freeze tag with friends or meet for a tennis match.  There's lots of options, but with these options we need to take care of our bodies.  Be mindful of the added sun exposure by wearing sunscreen and stay hydrated.  Drink water before, during, and after a workout to keep the body balanced and fueled for more.



Stop by Levering Quad from 12-2 today for a SEE water bottle from PEEPs -- stay hydrated to get the workout you desire!
 



HKB Tip: Have a friend that's trying to quit, but not sure how to help them?  Try offering them things to do with you!  How about taking an exercise class together?  Often, people who want to quit smoking are worried about gaining weight due to the stress of trying to quit. By offering them a physical activity and alternative, you are providing them with one solution for two problems.  



Mellow Out Monday Tip: Feeling stressed by the never-ending exams on your planner?  Give yourself a much deserved and much needed break by going for a walk or meeting up with a friend at the gym.  The extra energy you get from a quick workout will help you for the long-term, rather than trying to force yourself to concentrate on material that's starting to just look like a blur.  An break for exercise is productive and beneficial!

If your body is feeling stressed from the desk hunch, stop by the MSE on Q- level tonight from 8pm-10pm for a free backrub from Stressbusters!  Just 5-7 minutes and you'll be feeling good as new!

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