Boost Your Mental Health and Well-being

Health Plus
May 5, 2017

 Boost Your Mental Health and Well-being Chad Buck, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, at Work/Life Connections-EAP, shares six strategies to boost mood, build resilience, and increase happiness: 1.) Make face-to-face social connections a priority, 2.) Stay active, 3.) Learn to manage stress, 4.) Eat a brain-healthy diet, 5.) Get enough sleep, 6.) Invest in activities that give your life meaning.

Vandy Walks

Health Plus
April 13, 2016

Looking for the perfect lunch break? Join Vandy Walks for a guided walk around Vanderbilt. Each walk has a fascinating theme, interesting sights, and involves a lovely stroll. Led by faculty and staff, Vandy Walks is a walking series brought to you by Health Plus and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center.

2016 Fitness Trends

January 8, 2016
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2016 Fitness Trend The top 10 fitness trends for 2016 from the ACSM Survey are: Wearable Technology. Includes fitness trackers, smart watches, heart rate monitors, and GPS tracking devices. Body Weight Training. Body weight training uses minimal equipment making it more affordable. Not limited to just push-ups and pull-ups, this trend allows people to get "back to the basics" with fitness. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).