Family Matters- USFHP Blog

4 Tips to Help You Have Healthy Work Day

Posted by admin on Mar 12, 2018 1:00:00 PM

     Most of us realize that the ability to stay healthy at the office can be challenging at times.  From weathering the co-worker who brings their latest bout of flu to work with them, to piling on the pounds as you “wine & dine” clients, to making stressful deadlines and dealing with toxic co-workers, you feel lucky if you can just make it home alive at night. But somehow you do.

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Topics: heart health, Cardio Health, US Family Health Plan

5 Ways Walking is Better than Running

Posted by Kay Lucas on Sep 13, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Running and walking are both awesome physical activities. And for weight loss, running will always win hands down.  Fall is a great time to get outdoors for a regular workout.  The air is crisp, and the temperatures are cool, and the beauty of the season is everywhere. Most experts agree that a good walk or run can have great health benefits. These include higher energy levels, better mood patterns, regulated blood pressure and healthier cholesterol. Most importantly, both activities reduce the risk of three major health risks -- cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. 

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Topics: Running, walking, working out, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, Cardio Health, Joint Damage, Autumn Outdoors