Tag: fitness

 

Aiming High with Helping Hands: Inspiring 5K Running Stories

Aiming High with Helping Hands: Inspiring 5K Running Stories

Reaching your fitness goals is hard work. It takes dedication and perseverance, but in the end, knowing how far you can go is worth the bumps along the way. That spirit of accomplishment is very much with us here at BCBSNC, especially right now.  As we speak, almost 200 employees are preparing to run a […]
5 North Carolina Hikes Worth Taking This Fall

5 North Carolina Hikes Worth Taking This Fall

You love fall color — and so does everyone else. This time of year, conga lines of cars snake along the Blue Ridge Parkway, U.S,. 441 through the Smokies and any number of other mountain roads in search of the color promised by tourism brochures. The good news: few of those folks will bother to […]
How to Challenge Your Friends to Step Up

How to Challenge Your Friends to Step Up

It’s basic but true: Your chances of starting and sticking with a fitness program increase if you’re among friends. The motivation and encouragement — and even a little healthy competition — that a group provides is hard to replicate by yourself. To help you get started, we want to share some tips that have proven […]
Weight Loss in the Real World: Words of Inspiration from our 5 Ton Challenge Weight Warriors

Weight Loss in the Real World: Words of Inspiration from our 5 Ton Challenge Weight Warriors

Our Weight Warriors offer you some great inspiration on how to lose weight and share their struggles and hopes.
Desk to 5k: Anyone Can Do It

Desk to 5k: Anyone Can Do It

At BCBSNC we’re known for our dedication to improving the health of North Carolinians — and for our commitment to starting “at home.” One way we do that is by helping our employees live healthier lives. Our focus on health and wellness in the workplace has been recognized by the the Triangle Business Journal as […]
11 Ways to Make it a Healthy Holiday Season

11 Ways to Make it a Healthy Holiday Season

The holidays are rife with temptation... and stress! Dr. Brian Caveney has some great tips for avoiding some of the pitfalls of holiday feasting and gathering.