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After getting Covid in December 2020 my life has changed, not only my personal life but my work life as an RN. I was diagnosed with two Pulmonary Emboli and post Covid Tachycardia. I had to take a leave of absence from my job because I worked ...
We're pulling for you! Hope you start feeling better soon!! Make sure you keep taking care of you!
Hang in there Jes! I see you, and I too had a full cardiac work up post covid! Thankfully, I have a healthy heart! But ...
Hang in there.... Thank you for being such a great nurse!!! We are all behind you...
I have been a long-time member of ANA-Illinois and Sigma Theta Tau International. During my nursing career (40 years) I have been interested in the science of the mind-body awareness movement. I have studied Yoga Nidra, Reiki, ...
On January 1, my husband made a declaration that he was going to either run 2 miles every day or bike 10 miles and do a 100 pushups. Recently, he has come face to face with a health crisis which may compromise his love for movement and ...
I just completed Boot Camp for 8 weeks in park setting. Two weeks ago we moved indoors using zoom due to cold weather. These past weeks have been physically challenging especially with a tear in rotator cuff due to a fall at work. But ...
The new July Possibilities Unlimited, powered by Humana is coming up quick (are you signed up?)! I am so excited to get new tips on how to incorporate more exercise into my day during these "COVID times". I've been trying new You Tube ...
In my area (and I think in a lot of areas) the gyms are currently closed. While I hope to get out the local park to walk the trails when I can - what exercises/programs do you recommend from home? I want to keep active!
Gyms are closed here, too! I have been YouTubing workouts and just using some 10lb - 12lb weights for some good home ...
I was told yesterday that Peloton is offering a free 90-day subscription on the app.
I'm so excited for the Work (Out) From Home Challenge (to join - click that link!) I can't wait to get the tips for working out from home. Lately I have just been taking walks around my yard and having dance parties with my toddler. How ...
Mostly doing yoga poses, using the tread mill, and walking around our neighborhood while physical distancing of ...
Zoom workouts and a workout app for walking and running outside.
I was walking with my girls in the park for their PE credit, but am now reduced to "Row Row Row your boat" on the rowing ...
Hello, I keep healthy and active by doing Crossfit 4-5 times a week. Anyone else into CrossFit? How do you feel it meets your activity needs? I follow a high protein low carbohydrate diet with calorie counting mixed in. What seems to ...
Love my crossfit gym. I try 5 days a week but on average only make it in 4. I joined over 5 years ago and can't imagine my ...
I'm 16 weeks pregnant with twins and I find it so hard to get up in the morning and workout like I used to prior to pregnancy. So, I give myself a little grace now and workout later in the day. However, Sometimes that leads to too many errands ...
First you need to cut yourself some slack. As an athlete, long distance runner, I am sure you know you will get this ...
My kids are grown. They are my step kids but they are mine. I was pregnant one time to four months. I never reached that ...
How much is enough exercise
I feel like it definitely varies person to person and by situation. Currently I am in my second trimester of ...
I feel that I've done enough exercise in a day when I've exercised for at least 30 minutes. My heart rate would need to ...
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Physical Activity Blogs
Last year was the first year we held NHNA's Healthy Nurse Scholarship 5K & Health Fair. We had a goal to create a nursing scholarship fund and decided to integrate this goal with our plan to conduct a wellness event as part of our participation in HNHN. This event was held on September 21, 2017 on the Rivier University campus. We teamed with the Rivier ... moreon 09/12/2018 02:31 PM
Fitness expert Sabrena Jo tells us why strength training is important and how to start. According to ANA’s 2016 Health Risk Appraisal, only 48 percent of nurses engage in some type of muscle-building activities. This fact could be because of the many myths surrounding strength training. A common (and unfounded) fear about weight lifting is that it ... moreon 05/03/2018 01:19 PM
These inventive workouts can help you have fun and get fit. moreon 04/19/2018 01:25 PM
Here’s how to start exercising, no matter what’s holding you back. Let’s face it, if you’re not exercising regularly, there’s probably a good reason. As nurses, we know how important it is to meet the Department of Health and Human Services’ recommended 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity each ... moreon 03/30/2018 07:41 AM
We debunk four common excuses nurses give for not working out. moreon 09/06/2017 04:48 PM
This webpage offers exercise and fitness information and is designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace, professional medical advice. You should consult your healthcare provider before starting this or any other fitness program to determine if it is right for your needs.