Monthly Archives: July 2013

Are You an Emotional Eater?

Everyone eats for reasons other than hunger once in a while, but if you notice that you often reach for food out of boredom or for comfort, you may be eating for emotional reasons. Check out the common signs and … Continue reading

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How to Connect with your Veteran Employees

by Megan Hawker, MA, IMF #65325; ACI Clinical Specialist; Captain, Medical Service Corps; US Army Reserves Military personnel develop many skills that naturally fit right in at a workplace; a strong work ethic, respect for authority, ability to adapt to change, teamwork, … Continue reading

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Sweat the Small Stuff: Common Summer Exercise Mistakes

Warm weather is a great reason to get outside and exercise, but don’t get burned by these common warm-weather exercise slip-ups. Drinking hot coffee before a run Caffeine can act as a diuretic, resulting in dehydration. It is best to … Continue reading

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Help Prevent Childhood Obesity Starting at Home

The percentage of overweight children is growing at an alarming rate with 1 out of 3 kids now considered overweight or obese. Promote a healthy relationship with food in your children by avoiding these common traps: Don’t reward kids with sweets … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating at the Fair

People go to fairs to enjoy the rides, games and food, but you can count on these foods to have a shockingly high level of fat and calories. So what can a health-conscious person find to eat at the fair? Look for … Continue reading

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ACI’s Real Men of Bro-Yoga Win Second Place

San Diego, CA/ July 3, 2013 – Following a thrilling voting campaign, “Bro-Yoga: Getting Real Men to Do Yoga” has won second place in the Employee Benefit News Benefits Innovation & Inspiration competition. “It was wonderful to rock the vote … Continue reading

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From The Core: Best and Worst Foods to Battle Allergies

Due to the climate change, this season has been a worse-than-average one when it comes to allergies. This means more sniffling, sneezing, coughing, scratchy throats and watery eyes! Fortunately, avoiding certain foods and adding others can help decrease the severity … Continue reading

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30 Workouts for 30 Balanced Years

This month, ACI rolls out a shiny new promotion to celebrate 30 years of building balance with clients, employees, students, and family members. ACI will pin 30 #buildbalance workouts each day in July to a Pinterest board called Top 30 … Continue reading

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Get SMART: Set Meaningful Goals

As we emerge into the summer sunshine, it’s time to re- evaluate our resolutions. Not so far along on new goals as you wanted? Don’t worry. Just be SMART with goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timed for … Continue reading

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Healthy, Fast and Delicious 4th of July Flag Cake

Impress your guests this Fourth of July with a healthy, fast and delicious Fourth of July Flag Cake! Ingredients Box cake mix (18.25 ounces) 1 (12 ounce) can diet soda (Tip: if using white cake, use a light colored soda … Continue reading

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