FitTrip 2015 is here!
Find Your Success Story
It's not too late! Get lean in 2015! February 11th is the last day to sign up for FitTrip and weigh in! You won’t regret participating in this 12 week body transformation challenge to earn your prize! See Wellness Associates for details.
Member of the Month: Adrienne Lowe
The Member of the Month section provides a way for us to recognize dedicated Blomeyer members who have been working hard and cosistently to get in better health and shape with the help of the BHFC. If you know a fellow Blomeyer member whose efforts should not go unnoticed, please tell us!
To nominate someone, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and a few highlights of the person you'd like to see as our next Member of the Month.
The Blomeyer Member of the Month for February 2015 is Adrienne Lowe. Congratulations, Adrienne!
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February is American Heart Month
Ask any stylist, job coach or dating expert and they’ll tell you that red stands out. Eyes are immediately drawn to it. Some even say that the color red is a confidence booster and makes you feel powerful.
Maybe that’s why we chose the color red to signify our fight against the No. 1 killer in women, Cardiovascular Disease (including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure). Maybe it’s just a coincidence that it’s also the color of our hearts.
Take it one step at a time!
You can control a number of risk factors for CVD, including:
National Wear Red Day was born to raise awareness about heart disease being the No. 1 killer of women. It’s held on the first Friday in February every year.
Earning Your Incentives Makes Perfect “Health Cents”
To encourage you to take an active role in your health, Emory provides financial incentives for healthy behavior. You can actually save money on your medical expenses by taking action and doing things that help you live a healthy lifestyle. Start by taking the Aetna Simple Steps Online Health Assessment at www.aetna.com.
The assessment gives you a quick snapshot of your overall health and ideas for improvement – plus, you’ll earn a $25 gift card! After taking the assessment, you’ll be eligible for more incentives to encourage you to live healthy.
For more information, visit www.hr.emory.edu/incentives
Recipe: Blueberry-Orange Parfaits
Quote of the Month
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Health Observances of the Month