Stephanie L. Miner 2015 Event 2015 Stephanie L. Miner Walk & Run Review
Sep 30, 2015
The 2015 Stephanie L. Miner event, held Saturday, September 26th, had a fantastic turnout.  Over 800 people participated the day of the event, making this year one of the largest in the 12 years of the race!View the Event VideoKelly Gurule, Director of San Luis Valley Health Foundation...
Improving Your Worst Eating Habits
Apr 15, 2013
Different strokes for different folks.It’s a mantra that still rings true in the world of eating healthy. Once you reach a milestone, say a certain number of months or a weight goal, you may feel the urge to nix your restrictive diet and go back to your old lifestyle. But this may be because you...
60-Second Tips to a Healthier You
Apr 15, 2013
We each have at least ONE MINUTE to do something positive for our health. A minute goes by like ... that..., but it’s more than enough time to do something that will help you feel good. On any given day, we might not have an hour to go to the gym, 30 minutes to prepare a home-cooked meal, or 15...
Spring Clean Your Way Fit
Apr 8, 2013
Slash calories—and your spring-cleaning checklist—with your regular household activities Clean and Get Lean Skip the gym and bust out the broom: These household activities torch up to 200 calories in just 30 minutes—nearly double the amount you’d burn pumping iron in the gym. Keep the routine up...
12 Restaurant Weight Loss Tips
Apr 8, 2013
Weight Loss Tip #1: Don't assume fancier means healthier Fast food can make you fat, so dinner at a sit-down chain must be better, right? In fact, our menu analysis of 24 national chains revealed that the average entree at a sit-down restaurant contains 867 calories, compared with 522 calories in...
5 Reasons to Bike
Apr 1, 2013
Days are getting longer.  Evenings are getting warmer. It's perfect time to get out your bike from the garage! You already know that physical activity is good for your health.  What's so special about biking? 5 Reasons to Bike Build Strength and Muscle Tone:  Biking is especially good for...
6 Exercises for a Strong Core
Mar 18, 2013
Remember, a strong core means a strong, pain free back! Engaging your core is essential whether you're sitting in a chair to training for a 5K walk/run. Also, don’t forget to stretch before and after you workout. Supine Pelvic Tilts Starting Position: Lie on your back with your knees bent and...
9 Exercises While You Watch TV
Mar 7, 2013
What do you do in the evening? Do you watch tv? Do you read the newspaper? Do you catch up with your spouse or kids? Studies show that the average American watches 5 hours of TV or video on another device each day.  During dinner, 66% of Americans report watching TV. Multi-Tasking for Health...
10 Tips to Eat More Veggies
Mar 5, 2013
It's easy to eat more vegetables!  Eating vegetables is important because they provide vitamins and minerals and most are low in calories.  To fit more vegetables in your meals, follow these simple tips, It is easier than you may think. Discover Fast Ways to Cook: Cook fresh or frozen vegetables...
Turn Walking Into A Workout
Mar 5, 2013
"Just a few extra steps each day is a simple and easy way to take an active role in maintaining a significantly healthier life," says Timothy Gardner, MD, past president of the American Heart Association. Why Walk? It's Simple!  Exercise doesn't have to be hard to be effective. It's Cheap!...

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