2018 Worksite Wellness Challenge July Newsletter

2018-07-12T14:38:16+00:00

Earn More Points at Pop-Up Events

Pop-up events give your team an opportunity to earn more points and learn more about health and wellness from professionals. Mark your calendars for these fun events! Talk to your coach or visit the Worksite Wellness website for more information.


Event Dates & Details

Tuesday, July 10: 4:30 pm
“Bikes on Rice”: Free, short, slow‐paced bicycle ride around the Lihue area.
Lihue Civic Center, Mo‘ikeha Building, Rice Street
Info and registration: https://bikesonrice.org
Inquire about loaner bikes at (808) 639-1018

For details and more information as well as the complete PUPs list, click here


 

Celebrating Team Success


Here’s Team Kaua’i District Health Office having a blast at the Mayor-a-thon! Share your success and connect with other Challenge teams through the “Worksite Wellness Challenge” Facebook Group. Post your photos to be featured in an upcoming challenge newsletter.

July Wellness Articles

The following articles can help you and your team learn more about the different Worksite Wellness Challenge categories. Read them all and treat yourself to a fun surprise at end of the newsletter!

Importance of hydration

It’s recommended that we drink at least eight, 8-ounce glasses of water a day. Water helps us function both mentally and physically and staying hydrated can help alleviate some common health issues. (Source: Healthline.com)
Rethink your drink

Afternoon pick me ups

Do you get sleepy in the afternoon? Maybe it’s too late in the day for another cup of coffee, so what can you do to for a little bit of energy? Don’t get stuck in your slump! Learn other ways to pick yourself up in the afternoon.  (Source: livstrong.com)
Learn More

Combating Childhood Diabetes

We are seeing more keiki being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at a younger age. Main reasons are due to unhealthy food choices and sedentary lifestyles. Read more on how to help our keiki stay healthy and active. (Source: livehealthykauai.org)
Choose health


 

On June 23, we celebrated 10 years of the Mayor-a-thon. The community came together to bike, walk, run, dance and most importantly have fun! Mahalo to teams Kaua’i Coffee, Courtyard Marriott, YWCA and all the other teams who were there to support this special day.

 


 

You Made It! Reward Yourself!

We know you probably scroll down to watch the awesome videos before you read the newsletter and that’s cool, we get it. Now here’s a reminder that when you eat sushi, your cat wants some too!