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From food and healthy recipes to fitness exercises and research studies, the AHWC blog offers expert health and wellness advice.

The Quick-Start Guide to Men’s Health

June is Men’s health month and while the structure of a healthy lifestyle is the same regardless of gender, men face a few unique challenges when it comes to improving habits, physical performance, and overall wellbeing. Recent research reveals three primary areas of concern for most American men: Unhealthy habits like tobacco and alcohol use…

Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Fried Rice

These baked Turkey Meatballs are a healthy alternative to traditional meatballs. Serve them with cauliflower fried rice for an easy weeknight meal or double the portion for your make-ahead lunches. Turkey Meatballs 4 Servings Ingredients 1 lb. of extra-lean ground turkey 4 cloves garlic, minced ½ medium onion, minced ½ cup mushrooms, minced 1/3 of…

In Loving Memory of Jenney Coberly 1951-2018

Jenney was an avid cyclist who used and loved riding her e-bike for only a few months as her health and fitness waned during treatment for stage 4 uterine serous carcinoma at Anschutz Cancer Center. I have wonderful memories of riding with her on our favorite 40-mile loop and Bear Creek Lake Park. She was…

Healthy Recipe: Vegan Black Bean Burgers

Give these Vegan Black Bean Burgers topped with Tahini Sauce a try for your next meatless Monday meal. Serve them on buns or go low card and enjoy them in lettuce wraps! Ingredients 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon flaxseed meal + 3 tablespoons water) 1 t olive oil 1/2 red onion, finely diced 3 cloves…

Intern Spotlight: Brooke A.

Meet CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center’s newest intern, Brooke Anders! Learn more about what drives her and her future plans after her internship. What is your role as a CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center intern? “As an intern, I am here to help Center staff, clients, and members. I am helping coach F.I.T.…

The NFL Prescription for Better Performance

Men’s health articles tend to focus on “performance” as the holy grail of health. It might be the height of good health to be able to perform well, but not in the way many men think. Human performance for our purposes refers to the ability of the mind and body to handle pressure and complete…

Instructor Spotlight: Gina D.

Get to know more about CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Group Ex instructor, Gina DeRaimo and be sure to join her bright and early every Tuesday morning at 5:30 am for her Boot Camp Circuit Class! What made you become an instructor at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center? “I care deeply about…

The Truth About Men’s Health Supplements

A serious question for all you men who are tempted by the latest and greatest supplement: Do you really know what you’re putting in your body? Here’s a breakdown of some popular myths and truths about supplements, and a guide to choosing the ones that are right for you. Myth: Supplements can’t hurt me if…

Myofascial Massage

There are many different massage techniques offered by our therapists at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. One which is less well known, but that can be of great use, is myofascial massage. Fascia is the connective tissue of the body, touching muscles, ligaments, bones, and organs. When you affect the fascia through myofascial…

Baked Falafel with Tzatziki Sauce

You’ll love these baked falafel patties topped with a creamy, tangy tzatziki sauce! It’s a healthy take on a traditionally fried dish! Serve them in a pita, on top of a green salad, or by themselves. For the Falafel Ingredients 3 T extra-virgin olive oil 2 ½ cups cooked chickpeas, rinsed and drained ½ cup…

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