Bike Walk SWV Poised for Achievement in 2020

Walking and biking are coming back in style as people are prioritizing the health of the environment and ourselves more. And Active Southern West Virginia is here for it.

For four years, Active SWV’s Bike Walk SWV program has steadily spread influence over our region. Last year boasts several mile makers including ...

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November is the New January

Why are some people saying that November is the new January? Here are four solid reasons: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s and the early evenings that beckon us to sit on the couch by 6pm and be less active. Yes, I love to sit on the couch with a fleece blanket a hot beverage and fire in the fireplace, but if I did this every night, laundry would pile up and extra stressors ...

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Congratulations to West Virginia’s First, Certified [email protected] Employers!

It’s exciting to announce West Virginia’s first [email protected] certified employers! We want to honor five employers, who spent the last 6-weeks learning how to implement a successful workplace wellness program to create a culture of health in their place of business. Active SWV’s, Workplace Wellness Director, Laura Baker became a [email protected] trainer through the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors to provide this evidenced-based training curriculum to businesses in Southern West Virginia and help create a healthier workforce. The [email protected] ...

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What is Intuitive Eating?

Have you heard of intuitive eating? It has nothing to do with diets, restrictions, weight loss, meal plans, or will power. It’s about getting back to your roots and trusting your body again, ditching the diet mentality, building self-trust to make empowered decisions about what to eat and renewing your relationship with food. Here’s a little snippet of intuitive eating, the ten principles and the science behind how it works.

Intuitive eating was ...

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