Tag Archives: May

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

Yoga Dude

There is one thing I have noticed consistently as a yoga teacher. Men are confused by it. The language is strange and it often seems less athletic and more relaxing. There’s also a misconception that most of the people who practice regularly are women that are flexible and graceful by nature. It’s easy to see…

Easy BBQ Chicken & Grilled Veggie Salad

Summer is here, which means more time outdoors and grilling with your friends and family. Enjoy these healthy recipes cooked up on the grill! Easy BBQ Chicken Ingredients 1 ½ pounds chicken breasts or thighs Salt and freshly ground black pepper 3/4 cup ketchup 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 3 T white wine vinegar…

Success Story: Ellen M.

It was supposed to be a normal day.  I was supposed to get my MRI scan, then the results from my neuro-oncologist. She would let me know everything was stable and would schedule another scan in three months. I knew the drill. This time, I, unfortunately, was informed the brain tumor was growing and I…

Employee Spotlight: Alyssa J.

Alyssa Joel is just one of the many talented employees at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center working to better serve our community. What is your role at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center? “I am the Clinical Integration Coordinator with the fitness center. I work with various disease populations such as Parkinson’s…

Indian Spiced Marinated Chicken

You’ll love this flavorful oven baked chicken recipe made with an Indian spiced yogurt marinade. Serve it with couscous for a satisfying meal packed with protein. Ingredients 4 large garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 T finely grated ginger 1/2 t salt + ¼ t salt 2 cups plain low-fat yogurt 2 T extra-virgin olive oil…

Are You Always On Your Feet?

Are you always on your feet? Learn how to make it a bit less stressful on your body with this month’s post from Amanda Skidmore, our Aston® Kinetics Practitioner. When we stand for long periods of time, we often go “on hold.” Two of the most common tendencies are to widen our stance and lock…

Instructor Spotlight: Kat K.

Learn more about CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Fitness Instructor, Kat Kumlin. Her Barre and Strength Endurance classes are sure to be fun! What made you become an instructor? “Instructors that made fitness fun. I wanted to do that for others, just as my favorite instructors did for me.” What is unique about your…

Reinforce Connection and Community with 9 Simple Exercises

The human need for connection isn’t one that’s easily defined. Each of us has our own way of relating to others as a function of our own identities and boundaries. No matter what your tribe may look like (or its size), regular socialization with others who reflect a bit of ourselves is a healthy way…

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

We recently made this healthy Cauliflower Crust Pizza recipe at one of our Culinary Medicine Classes and topped it with mushrooms for a vegetarian take! Ingredients 1 medium head of cauliflower (2.5–3 lbs) or 6 cups of store bought cauliflower rice 2 large egg whites 1 t Italian seasoning (or dried oregano and basil) ¼…

Mental Health Resource Guide

4 times you’ll need this quick guide to mental health resources National Hospital Week is a time to recognize those who dedicate their lives to helping others live well and improve their health. With that recognition comes the admission that nurses and physicians are far more likely to experience a need for mental health support…

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