June 13, 2019
Tips For Creating A Healthy & Delicious Smoothie
Smoothies are not only quick and easy, they’re also a great way to gain nutrients, and will tide you over until your next meal. If you have lots of fruits, vegetables, yogurt, or juice laying around- the easiest way to consume it all is to blend it all together and make a smoothie. Sometimes people worry too much about measuring out their ingredients for their smoothies, but I’ve found that the best smoothies come from adding my favorite... Read More
June 3, 2019
Why You Should Wear Sunscreen
As the hot summer months are quickly approaching, it’s important to know the positive impacts of wearing sunscreen, and the effects it has on your skin. Putting on sunscreen may take a few minutes, but it will benefit your health and skin in the long run. By wearing sunscreen, it decreases your chances of developing skin cancer, protects your skin from early skin aging, and protects your skin against those painful sunburns.
According to the American Academy of... Read More
May 28, 2019
The Best Exercises Outside Of The Gym
Sometimes, just getting yourself to the gym can be an accomplishment within itself. It’s hard to find time or motivation before or after school/work to head to the gym and workout. In addition, going to the gym can be daunting and very intimidating for some. However, during all different seasons of the year, there are many healthy ways you can exercise, some of which don’t even require you to go to the gym. People tend to forget about the other ways you can... Read More
May 21, 2019
Give This Fun And Quick Workout a Try
AMRAP is an acronym that stands for “as many rounds as possible”. This way of working out is designed to push your body at a maximum intensity for a set period. Benefits of AMRAP include:
Allows you to workout in a set amount of time
Amplifies the intensity of your workout
You move at your own pace
Can be creative with your workout
Here is an example of an AMRAP workout:
Set a timer for 20 minutes and complete as many rounds as possible before the... Read More
April 30, 2019
A Revolutionary Workout Technique
One day in the mid 90’s in Colombia, a fitness instructor known as Alberto “Beto” Perez was teaching a workout class. Before it began, he realized that he forgot to bring his usual workout mixtape with him. Knowing that he needed some type of music, he decided to grab some Latin albums from his car. When he put the CD’s in the CD player, he told people in his class to just follow his movement as usual. When Salsa, Rumba, and Merengue music came on, he started... Read More
April 22, 2019
Don’t Go Hungry, Let Us Help
According to the Journal of College and Character, food insecurity among college students is up to 4 times greater than the national average. Food insecurity is when a person cannot afford to buy food, skipping meals or eating less due to a lack of money to buy food with. According to a research study done in 2017 at UNH, of the 923 students that were surveyed, 25 percent reported that they were going hungry throughout the day. When undernourished, students can... Read More
April 22, 2019
Find Out Easy Ways To Utilize Public Health Right On Campus
Public health is a way of preventing people from becoming sick by promoting and protecting the health of people and the communities in which they live. Opportunities to practice public health surround us at all times and making the choice to utilize these resources can benefit not only yourself, but everyone around you.
There are many ways to practice public health at UNH including:
Using Public Transportation, Walking or Biking ... Read More
April 15, 2019
Check Out These Tips On Eating Healthy For Less Money.
Do you find yourself spending too much money on groceries? Do you want to eat healthy? Are you concerned that you can’t eat healthy because its too expensive?
Trying to buy healthy foods and prepared meals can be a daunting task. This is especially true when comparing the cost of most whole foods such as protein and produce, to convenience foods such as chips and soda. However, with the proper planning, eating healthy can be easier and... Read More
April 10, 2019
Everything You Need To Know About The Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a resource for all UNH faculty and staff members. The EAP is available 24/7, with the goal of providing faculty and staff with what they need when “dealing with life’s challenges.” Through this program, faculty and staff have access to monthly newsletters, monthly theme-focused tip sheets as well as a variety of other resources.
These resources include services within the following areas:... Read More
April 9, 2019
Why Students Are Facing Psychological Problems
Young adults, especially college students (aged 18-24) are the most common group of people to struggle from psychological problems. The two most common psychological problems found on college campuses are anxiety and depression. Psychological problems have always been relevant in our society, but up until a decade or so ago, there has been a significant rise in the numbers of those who struggle with anxiety and depression. Studies have shown that... Read More