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

Step Up to National Walking Day

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, April 6, The American Heart Association (AHA) will kick off National Walking Day to rally everyone – individuals, friends, families, neighborhoods, communities, schools, and workplaces – to join together and walk for health and fun. The day is a great opportunity to promote all the benefits of walking, and people can keep the momentum going throughout the year by starting a Monday Mile in their community. Continue Reading

Tips for Staying Active in Cold Weather

Students Walking Snow Winter Quad

Post by Health and Wellness 221 student, Stephanie Shute

It is now November in Syracuse, New York, which means it is usually cold, raining or snowing outside. If you want to stay active but you do not want to freeze during it, here are a few tips to stay active and healthy during the cold weather months.  Continue Reading