There is so much information "out there" on exercise, fitness and movement it can be challenging to determine what to pay attention to and what to let go. MSU Moves is dedicated to providing you access to current, evidence-informed information you can use to further your understanding of exercise, fitness and movement and to encourage your continuing engagement with this key health and lifestyle area.          

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Employee Athletes Get The Job Done For MSU

Regardless of your role and the setting that you work in, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself on the job.

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Embracing Incidental Activity

Lots of people struggle to find time for exercise, and that's normal. By choosing to embrace the movement demands of our everyday lives, we can become more active and improve overall health.

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Explore the Top 10 Fitness Trends for 2019

Now in its 13th year, the ‘Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends’ is a survey that discusses anticipated trends in the health and fitness market. See what made the list for 2019 and how you can join the movement!

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It's Winter. Time to Get Out and Go For a Run!

Book Review: Running is My Therapy: Relieve Stress and Anxiety, Fight Depression, Ditch Bad Habits, and Live Happier

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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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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

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.

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

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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Join Team MSU for the 2018 Capital City River Run Half Marathon/5K Corporate Challenge, Receive Free Personalized Coaching!

Want to walk or run your first 5k? How about achieving a new PR in the Half-Marathon? Whatever your goal or fitness level, MSU Moves can help you get there!

Fun Fitness

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!

Move @ Work

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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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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Health e-Guide

Your one stop resource for reliable medical information. Explore Health Topic information for specific health concerns. Interactive Tools uses your responses to questions to help with making medical decisions,  and Learning Centers can provide a more complete understanding of medical concerns.

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