Autumn Hikes

Author: Abby Case, SU | Class of 2017 |  Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics | Nutrition Major, Food Studies

We are well into the most glorious season of the year. Leaves have begun changing, our favorite flannels are out, and our lives are once again filled with crisp apples and radiant pumpkins.

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Planting a Seed of Mindfulness Through Yoga

What if one hour a week could help you improve your mental focus, strengthen your ability to accomplish tasks and help you move through your day more mindfully?  These are some of the things students in Dara Harper’s Yoga Seeds class describe being better able to do since beginning their yoga practice. Continue Reading

October 3rd Monday Mile With Upstate University President

Upstate_Monday MileStudents, employees and visitors to Upstate Medical University are invited to join Upstate University President Dr. Danielle Laraque-Arena on Monday, October 3rd to walk the Monday Mile at Upstate’s downtown campus.  The Monday Mile, an initiative of the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion at Syracuse University encourages people to get physically active by walking a mile for their health. Continue Reading

Stay Active This Summer with the Monday Mile

 Syracuse University’s Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and the City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs have partnered to launch the second community-wide Monday Mile Parks Passport Summer Challenge to encourage residents to get physically active this summer with the Monday Mile. Continue Reading

What Meatless Monday Means to Me

HTW221_sp16_Shachar AmsalemPost written by Shachar Amsalem

As a junior studying Nutrition and Dietetics at Syracuse University, I think Meatless Monday has a ton of different meanings that students may miss when they are thinking about what to eat in the dining halls. After a weekend of having cheat days, and maybe binge eating habits, Monday’s are the perfect day to start your healthy diet. Continue Reading

Healthy Defaults-National Public Health Week

Each year during the first week of April, people around the country celebrate National Public Health Week.  This week is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of public health in helping us all lead longer, healthier lives.  From seatbelts to tobacco-free policies and vaccinations to refrigeration, public health impacts us all. Continue Reading