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7 People Who Always Show Up Late

When people show up late for meetings or miss deadlines, it gives the person waiting time to think. They think about how unprofessional their coworker is. How untrustworthy. How careless. Even if employees produce great work and have a positive attitude, being too casual with schedules can make the boss question a staff member’s leadership […]

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Do NOT fall into the Turkey Slump!

We are quickly approaching Thanksgiving and the holiday events that come with this season. You might be starting to feel the air getting colder so the sweat pants feel necessary. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American may consume more than 4,500 calories just on Thanksgiving Day alone. During Thanksgiving Day alone means […]

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Sports Drinks vs. Water

During and after a tough workout it is vital to keep hydrated. Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to the muscles. And, it helps the muscles work efficiently. Although, sports drinks quench your thirst and taste good they may not be the best option for your […]

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Week 12 – Lessons in Leadership – Mike Turpen

Mike Turpen discussed the importance of one’s personal theme and challenged all to live ESEMED (every second, every minute, every day). As you advance your leadership roles and experiences, what is your theme?

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Should I use wearable technology for my fitness?

by: Alicia Sandlin In today’s age, everyone owns some sort of wearable technology or has one or two apps for fitness on their phones. The success of wearable health devices has sky rocketed in these last couple of year. It is now the number one fitness trend of 2017 (Thompson 2016). This can be shown […]

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UCO Recognized with  “Best New Site” Award at National Conference

If you visited UCO.edu lately, you may have noticed a fresh, new look for many of the pages. Many of the attendees at last month’s Cascade User Conference in Atlanta, Georgia noticed, too, as the site won the “Best New Site” award at the conference’s “Cassie Awards.” Voted on by conference attendees, the award is […]

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Week 11 – Lessons in Leadership – Jim Dunlap and Pat Hall

During their presentation, Jim and Pat discussed being “engaged and enraged” while also showing that individuals with different political backgrounds can effectively work together to solve issues and challenges in our state. What can you do to balance your personal engagement and goals with a respect to listening to others who may have different opinions […]

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The Importance of Rest During and After Exercise

by: Breion Young and Kayla Rogers A driven person who knows what they want and is willing to do whatever it takes to get it might actually be harming themselves and their fitness goals if they go too hard without rest. Rest is very important for your body. To most people rest is more important […]

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Let’s Talk Aerobic Exercise

By: Kayla Rogers & Breion Young Ever walk into the cardio area of the gym, and feel overwhelmed with options? Or maybe using a cardio machine/cardio training of any sort is an intimidating factor for you, because you simply do not know how to cardiovascular train. While many associate working out/exercising as, “lifting weights” the […]

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Week 10 – Lessons in Leadership – Melissa Houston

Commissioner Houston discussed a number of items related to your personal path to leadership success to include changing your interpretation of events and challenges, what your why is and the unexpected path your life’s journey will take. Please choose any topic she discussed and provide us with your thoughts.

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