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The Employee Wellness Council is a volunteer committee made up of employees from various departments throughout the County. The Wellness Council meets on a bimonthly basis to share ideas on how to provide our employees with creative opportunities to improve and sustain personal health and wellbeing.
 

 

 

 

Are You Ready to Give it Your All?

Jan. 11 - Mar. 7

Overview:

1. Form a 3 to 6 member Biggest Loser team with family and friends and designate a captain

2. E-mail your team roster and team starting weight to Seth at srehbaum@co.walworth.wi.us *Individual results will not be collected or used*

3. Make small, realistic, long-lasting changes to your diet and exercise habits.

4. Track your team's results.

5. Get entered into weekly prize drawings and compete for grand prizes.

6. Celebrate a healthier you!

Challenge Info

Challenge Details

Tracking Log

 

Featured in This Month's Newsletter

Month of December Christmas

  • Wintertime Workouts: Lack of motivation, limited time,, and drab winter weather can all work against your attempt at getting sufficient exercise. Whatever you reason, use these tips to get moving this winter.
  • Unplugging for the Holidays: Being tethered to your smartphone, laptop, or tablet can also increase stress, lead to reduced physical activity, and decrease your ability to focus on the people around you.
  • Indoor Air Pollution: Combat indoor air pollution with these strategies.
  • Credit Card Savings: Using debit or cash can help you stick to a budget because they limit your spending, but responsibly using a cash-back or rewards credit card can actually save you money.
  • Featured Recipe: Potato Soup

Click here to check it out!

 

From our Human Resources Director
Memorandum
2014-2015 Event Plan

SAVE THE DATE!

May 16, 2015

6th Annual Get Fit 5k!

Registration Opening in January!

 

 
 
 
Upcoming Events
Date Event Description Details
 
 
  9/18 - 12/18    Yoga - Mastering the Basics    If you've ever wondered how yoga can benefit you, attend this class to learn about the perennial wisdom of this ancient discipline. Come enjoy this gentle yet challenging practice led by Suzanne Harrington, our instructor certified by the Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center. This class meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month   Click Here   
 
  11/3 - 1/19   Pi Yo Stretch   Pi Yo Stretch is a combination of Pilates, Yoga, and stretching designed to improve strength, balance and flexibility. Release stress and leave energized. This class is geared for most fitness levels and can easily be modified.   Click here  
 
 
  11/10 - 12/22   ZUMBA   Join this fun-filled, 1 hour, calorie blasting, Latin inspired dance fitness craze led by licensed Zumba instructor, Andrea Harris! This group meets on Monday nights at the Government Center at 5:15 pm.   Click Here  
 
 
  11/11 - 1/20   Piloxing   This program blends the power, speed, and agility of boxing with the targeted sculpting and flexibility of pilates. Add to that exhilarating dance moves, and you have a muscle-toning, fat-burning workout that will make you feel physically and mentally empowered! This group is led by Rachel Czys and meets on Tuesday nights at the Government Center at 5:15 pm.   Click Here  
 
 
  01/11 - 03/07   Biggest Loser Challenge   Form a Biggest Loser team and encourage team members to make small, realistic, long-lasting changes to your dietary and exercise habits. Track your team's progress and compete to find out who really are the Biggest Losers in Walworth County!    Click Here  
 
 
  05/16   Get Fit 5k   Bring family, friends, and pets and join the Wellness Council's 6th annual Get Fit 5k held at the Kettle Moraine State Park Nordic Trails!   Save the Date!  
 
 
 

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