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Fall into Fitness

Autumn is an excellent time to get active while enjoying time in Michigan's great outdoors. Use these tips to help jumpstart your fall activities.

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Podcasts: Your New Favorite Workout Partner

Podcasts are here to stay. Like a book-on-tape, just without the tape, podcasts make an excellent workout diversion. Laugh, cry, learn, sometimes all in the same episode!

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Registration for the 2018 Winter Warm Up Couch-to-5k program is Open

Have fun reaching your health goals in 2018 with this free program offered by MSU Moves, the Playmakers Fitness Foundation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Science of Movement

Is sitting really the new smoking?

How concerned should we be about the time spent seated at work? The answer is nuanced, but one thing is clear: more movement means better health.

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Pickleball: Funny Name, Serious Game

Pickleball may be the fastest-growing sport in America. This mix of tennis, badminton and ping-pong is a great workout that rewards player's skill and tact, rather than athleticism. Learn more about the game and how you can participate!

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Fitting in Fitness

With a little planning and a shift in perspective, you may find that improved health is closer than you thought. We make the case for the lunchtime workout

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Strength Training: Lift Your Way to Better Health

If your workout doesn’t include strength training, you’re missing out. Strength training can ward off age-related muscle loss, keep your bones strong, promote mobility and function, and even help combat depression and cognitive decline.

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Take a Hike!

Thinking about ways to get outside, get moving, and improve your health? Lace up those hiking shoes and head for the hills!

Science of Movement

A Brief Guide to the Body's Aerobic System

Aerobic exercise is a cornerstone of physical wellness. Learn more about the function of the aerobic system and the role it plays in supporting good health.

Science of Movement

Bend, Not Break: The Importance of Maintaining Flexibility

You may not think about it often, but flexibility impacts our everyday lives. Learn more about the physiology of flexibility and why you should consider making stretching part our your routine.

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Register for the Blue Cross Winter Warm Up couch-to-5k training program and get moving toward your 2019 fitness goals!

Have fun reaching your health goals in 2019 with this free program offered by MSU Moves, the Playmakers Fitness Foundation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Embrace the Elements and Get Outside this Winter

With a little planning and a good attitude, you can stay active outside this winter- and actually enjoy it!

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Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for coaching and counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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