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HealthyUNCG, UNCG’s employee wellness program, has several opportunities to keep you active and well this fall.

HealthyU begins August 31.
HealthyU is a free 12-week weight loss program for UNCG Employees only. This program is designed to help you lose weight and keep it off through information and accountability. Session topics focus on nutrition, physical activity, stress management, goal setting and accountability. Join in 3 easy steps:

  1. Register by going to our website HERE.
  2. Stop by the EUC’s Phillips Room any time between 11 a.m.-2 p.m., August 31, for a baseline assessment and pre-survey (takes approximately 15-20 minutes).
  3. Show up to the first session on Sept. 7 from noon-1 p.m. in McIver 140.

Join the 3S (Sip, Stand Stretch!) Movement Challenge
The 3S Movement is a self care intervention to promote health and prevent disease. The Challenge is a 4 week challenge that runs September 5th – Sept 30th. Win prizes by just standing up at your workstation and sipping water.

Every hour you will log drinking water (sip), stand up or walk, and stretch. Learn more and register HERE.

Group Fitness is back
HealthyUNCG and the UNCG Department of Wellness and Recreation will be offering multiple opportunities for group fitness at the new Kaplan Center for Health and Wellness beginning the week of September 5th. We will also continue our weekly group walks! Full details and schedule coming soon.

Fitness Lending Library
Can’t make it to our group fitness programs? Try our Fitness Lending Library (FLL). The FLL allows employees and departments to “check out” various fitness equipment to use while in the office. Items target flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular fitness and includes over 75 items. HealthyUNCG will even deliver the items to you and pick up the items when you are finished They have many new items this year. Check it out Here.
Visit healthy.uncg.edu for a full list of employee wellness opportunities, including the Personal Wellness Profile, Health Coaching, Miles for Wellness walking challenge (coming this fall), customized programs, special events and more.

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