Healthy New Year!

How Will You Be Healthy This Year?

If you’re like 45% of the population, you made at least one resolution for the new year. If you’re like 8% of those people, you will keep your resolution. Here are a few tips to keep you moving in the right direction.

Set realistic goals. For instance, if you haven’t been active in a while, experts advise starting with only a 15-20 minute walk. Start small and build. Take joy in every step and don’t sweat the ‘recommendations’ yet–just sweat!

Be consistent. You may have to force yourself to follow your resolution for a few weeks until it becomes a habit. It needs to be as automatic as brushing your teeth.

Create a support system. Find a friend or family member to exercise with to increase your motivation and accountability.

Don’t beat yourself up. And don’t let others do it either. We all have bad days sometimes, but don’t quit! Stand up and get back on your journey to better health.

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Prisma Health is pleased to bring you MoveWell, an online fitness community. We’ll deliver great workout ideas to you each month via video, breaking them down into their individual movements so you can see exactly how to do them, whenever you want.

Set Achievable Goals

This is the time of year that many of us set New Year’s resolutions. Living a healthier lifestyle often is at the top of the list. But we all know our follow-through resolutions could be a little better.

Be Happy

Getting healthy is about more than diet and exercise–it’s about being mentally healthy, too. Reducing stress and increasing optimism will help you achieve your overall health goals. Find out how.

Be Proactive with Your Health

If you could prevent a serious medical condition, wouldn’t you want to? Screenings are done when you’re healthy, but they can help catch health issues early. Find out if you’re up to date on your screenings.