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MineFit publishes small nuggets of fitness information each week for the benefit of the employees of the industrial minerals industry. The notices are archived below:



Ham it up! (2/19/16)

The Price of Pain (2/26/16)

For Back Pain, Orthotics are Out, Exercise is In (3/4/16)

Keeping the Balance (or not!) to Avoid Injury (3/11/16)

Long “Healthy” Walking/Activities Lead to Foot Pain and Healthcare Claims (3/18/16)

The "Why Bother" Reaction to Chronic Pain (3/25/16)

The New Q2 Initiative! Focus and Attention on Omega's (April 01, 2016)

Quick Tips to Improve Energy After Your Meal and Eliminate “Food Coma” (April 8, 2016)

Sleep and Pain (April 15, 2016)

As Weather Gets Warm, Are you Staying Thirsty? (April 22, 2016)

When it Comes to the Body, Timing is Everything (4/29/16)

Stand Alone Stretching Programs are Less Effective than Total Injury Prevention Training Programs (May 06, 2016)

Crack an Egg, And, Be Well Fed (May 13, 2016)

Fighting Fatigue: 8 Common Causes of and Solutions for Fatigue (May 20, 2016)

Are You a Gardener? Then consider your cardiovascular system SAFE (5/27/16)

Welcome to Summer with Muscles, Mind, and Body (June 3, 2016)

TWH and the Sedentary Worker (June 10, 2016)

Employee Well-Being and Employee Engagement Programs are Surging (June 17, 2016)

The Fatal Flaw of the Low Fat Diet (June 24, 2016)

Q3 Initiative Sneak Peak - Releasing Stiff Joints & Strengthening Muscles (July 1, 2016)

Carry Your Weight Stretching (July 8, 2016)

The Struggle with Hydration (July 15, 2016)

Why Fruit Won't Make You Fat-Deciphering one Sugar Myth Using Science (July 22, 2016)

The Science of a Pushup (July 29, 2016)

Selling a Vegetable? (August 5, 2016)

High Fives for Brain-Hand Coordination to Reduce Injury and Improve Dexterity (August 12, 2016)

The What and Why of the Foam Roll (September 2, 2016)

Why Protein Really Matters for Muscles and Joints (September 9, 2016)

Drink Your Morning Cup to Help Hydration...and More (September 30, 2016)

Focus Your Mind to Train Your Muscles With Less Work (October 21, 2016)

Are We Really Affected by Seasonal Change? (October 28, 2016)

What Happens When the "Diet" Ends (December 16, 2016)

Small Weight Loss Takes Big Pressure Off Your Knees (January 13, 2017)

How Many Minutes of Activity Does it Take To Lose Weight? (January 27, 2017)

The Worst Thing You Can Eat For Breakfast (February 3, 2017)

How Long it Really Takes to Lose 10lbs (February 10, 2017)

Want to Lose Weight?  Eat Your Fruit! (February 17, 2017)

Confusing Thirst and Hunger (March 3, 2017)

Stimulate Your Brain to Manage Weight and Boost Employee Engagement (March 10, 2017)

The Trouble with Breathing (March 24, 2017)

Take a Doodle Day!...After your shift ends, of course (March 31, 2017)

I can't remember (April 7, 2017)