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Exercise Tip Of The Week: Caterpillar Walk

January 8th, 2014


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The Caterpillar Walk helps to build strength and stability throughout the whole body. Add difficulty by implementing in a push up or a side plank at the bottom of the movement.

 

 

Oregon State University’s Brad Cardinal Doesn’t Miss A Day Of Exercise; You Shouldn’t Either

January 8th, 2014
Brad Cardinal vowed to exercise every day for five years.

Brad Cardinal vowed to exercise every day for five years.

 

Brad Cardinal, possibly Oregon’s most motivated exerciser, hasn’t missed a day since Oct. 1, 2009. Given his profession, it stands to reason the 50-year-old professor gives lots of thought to exercise. But he started toying with the never-miss-a-day notion after he had surgery to remove colon cancer in 2006. He seemed the ideal fellow, in other words, to ask to share advice on getting and staying motivated to exercise. Cardinal uses those very letters – MOTIVE – as a way to remember key points on the topic.

Click here to learn more about how he does it.

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PacificSource Healthy Life Civil War Challenge

November 20th, 2013

Only a few days left to help us beat the Ducks.  It takes 3 minutes to sign up and commit to a healthy lifestyle change, and the benefits will last much longer.  Sign up here. The Challenge runs through Nov. 25th. UO and OSU are asking our communities to step up, make a pledge and benefit a local charity.    Improve your Health…Improve Your Community. By committing to take simple steps to improve your lifestyle, you can help your team – Ducks or Beavers - win the PacificSource Healthy Life Civil War Challenge while also helping to improve the overall health of your community. For every pledge to “Go Healthy” this Civil War, PacificSource will donate $1 to a charity of your choice. Charities include: ·         Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis ·         Morrison Child and Family Services (Portland) ·         Eugene Family YMCA ·         Healthy Beginnings (Central Oregon) Join the Challenge today!

Only a few days left to help us beat the Ducks.  It takes 3 minutes to sign up and commit to a healthy lifestyle change, and the benefits will last much longer.

Sign up here. The Challenge runs through Nov. 25th. UO and OSU are asking our communities to step up, make a pledge and benefit a local charity.

Improve your Health…Improve Your Community. By committing to take simple steps to improve your lifestyle, you can help your team – Ducks or Beavers - win the PacificSource Healthy Life Civil War Challenge while also helping to improve the overall health of your community.
For every pledge to “Go Healthy” this Civil War, PacificSource will donate $1 to a charity of your choice. Charities include:
·         Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis
·         Morrison Child and Family Services (Portland)
·         Eugene Family YMCA
·         Healthy Beginnings (Central Oregon)

Join the Challenge today!

 

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