Category Archives: Premier

Exercise in the Cancer Community

Christine Morse, M.S. Certified Personal Trainer Premier Health & Fitness Center From the day you are diagnosed with cancer to the day you are completely in remission it is important to be physically active. Exercise can help promote a speedier recovery after chemotherapy, improve the quality of your life, and help you live longer with or…
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Career Wellbeing: The Myth of Multitasking

This is the latest in the series, From Wellness to Wellbeing and the second installment under the topic, Career Wellbeing. Would you deliberately skip a night’s sleep during the work week? How about smoking marijuana on the way to work? Ridiculous, isn’t it? Yet, there’s research suggesting multitasking (like talking on the phone while writing…
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Career Wellbeing

The is the second installment in the "Wellness to Wellbeing" series. You spend a significant amount of your waking hours at work. If you've worked for very long, you know how you spend that time has a lot to do with your overall wellbeing. Much of your identity is likely tied up in what you…
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From Wellness to Wellbeing

How’s your wellbeing? For the past five-and-a-half years, I’ve been focused wellness. In my role as Wellness Coordinator I’ve offered health screenings, health risk assessments and health promotion programs focused—primarily—on physical health. Just as every profession evolves, health promotion is evolving too. We are beginning to focus more on wellbeing, in all its aspects, not…
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Take Time to Move More

Christine Morse, M.S. Certified Personal Trainer Premier Health and Fitness Center When it comes to being more physically active, many people can't find the time. In fact, “no time” is probably the single biggest barrier to establishing lasting exercise habits. Fortunately, there are many ways to be more active on a daily basis without huge…
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Free Weights versus Machines

Christine Morse, Certified Personal Trainer at Premier Health and Fitness Center   A popular debate in the gym is that of free weights versus machines. Let's break down some of the pros and cons of each to give you a frame of reference. Some tips for each are also included. Exercise Machines Pros -Excellent way…
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What is High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)?

Christine Morse, M.S., CPT at Premier Health and Fitness Center   You’ve likely heard that high intensity interval training (HIIT) is the new fitness craze. HIIT is a training style that incorporates brief periods of high intensity exercise with recovery time in between. Many people find the idea of short bursts of intensity appealing: You…
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Career Wellbeing: Resisting the Tyranny of Time

Here’s an idea that makes perfect sense, though I’m not sure I never thought about it until recently. For all-but a tiny blip of human history, no one had any way of knowing what time it is. As I sit typing this, its 4:56 PM. Until a few hundred years ago, the concept of “4:56…
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