Over the Counter Medication

April 26, 2012

Our last podcast for the semester highlights the importance of reading medication labels on over the counter meds. We highlight the difference between aspirin and ibuprofen and warns against possible negative impacts from taking too much over the counter medication.

Categories: Physical.

Texting

April 26, 2012

Have you ever thought that text could be detrimental to your health? Check out this podcast to find out exactly how texting can negatively impact your health, and what you can do to fix it.

Categories: Mental, Physical.

Introduction to Healthy Steps Podcast

April 19, 2012

Are you new to our webpage? Listen to our Healthy Steps introduction to find out a little more information about your podcasters- Wellness Intern, Kristin Teeple and Graduate Assistant of Wellness, Kelly Flynn. Got questions for them? Email wellnessga@gmail.com, visit the Wellness Resource Center webpage or comment on this blog!

Categories: Introduction.

Tanning

April 19, 2012

Take a look at our podcast about tanning. Is going to a tanning bed more harmful than sitting out in the sun? What type of sunscreen should you use? This podcast give a brief glimpse at the harmful consequences that result from tanning.

Categories: Physical.

Exercise Basics

April 19, 2012

Our newest podcast features Bob Liebau, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation at UMW, who gives us some tips and basic information to help us through our workouts whether we are beginners or veterans at the gym.

Categories: Fitness, Nutrition.

Health and Media

April 11, 2012

Society and the media have an overwhelming impact on health for both men and women. Our society idolizes extremely thin, toned, hot men and women and thus impacts the way we view ourselves. Tune in to this podcast to learn more on this topic as well as what is actually the norm in our society.

Categories: Mental, Nutrition.

Quick and Easy Dorm Exercises

April 11, 2012

Do you have a limited amount of time? Are you tired of walking all the way to the gym? Are you embarrassed for others to see you working out? Is it too cold outside to leave? Utilize the “equipment” in your dorm to get a great workout! Stairs and heavy textbooks are included in in this innovative way to get in shape, and stay in shape!

Categories: Fitness.

Eating Healthy On Campus and On a Budget

April 11, 2012

Our next installment in the Healthy Steps Podcast series includes this important topic- how to eat healthy on a university campus while maintaining a strict budget. Tips are offered regarding UMW specifically, as well as how to maximize a meal plan and how to efficiently maneuver the grocery store. Enjoy!

Categories: Nutrition.

Information Overload!

April 11, 2012

In this podcast, the benefits and disadvantages of technology and information are discussed. Are you too plugged in? Is it making you more stressed and overwhelmed? Check out this podcast for tips on how to break away from the abundance of information that consumes our daily living.

Categories: Mental.

Healthy Steps Podcast!

April 6, 2012

Welcome to the Healthy Steps Podcast sponsored by the University of Mary Washington! The goal of this podcast is to give you quick, accessible information about health related topics that encompass the six areas of wellness. Listen, download, tell your friends, then comment and help us improve our site for you! Soon, we will be streaming from the UMW iTunesU page!

Categories: Introduction.

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