The Exercise is Medicine committee will be hosting several healthy events for World Health Day on April 7th, 2017. Please check back to this site for further information on the schedule of events for this day.
When: April 7th, 2017
Who: Free to all University of Wyoming students, faculty and staff
What: 15-hour walk around the track to promote physical activity and mental health. Sign-up individually or as a team to walk for 1-hour (or more)! Prizes will be given away each hour and there will be a new activity to get you moving each hour if you are not walking.
Where: Walk will be located on the 3rd floor track with several other activities around the building (see schedule for details).
Why: Physical inactivity is a growing issue in today's society and can contribute to a number of health issues including obesity, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, depression and anxiety, and much more. Furthermore, physical activity and exercise have been shown to alleviate the signs and symptoms of many disorders and diseases such as depression. Exercise is a medicine that we all need a daily dose of!