The Blue Cross Broad Street Run (#BCBSR16) is on Sunday, May 1st and we’re inviting you to a behind-the-scenes look at the race activities. You’ll also get a chance to share your favorite #FearlessFit moments from the race for a chance to win one of ten $50 Visa gift cards awarded weekly and a $500 Visa gift card grand prize….
If you’re one of the 40 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, you know there’s no cure or magic pill — and depending on what you’re allergic to, your allergies can be a year-round problem. But, did you also know that if you don’t take care of your allergy symptoms, they can develop into more serious health problems including sinusitis,…

Broad Street Beats 2016

Monday, 25 April 2016 by
Broad Street Beats 2016
Sometimes you just aren’t having a great run. You’re dragging your feet, cursing every step and wondering why you run in the first place. When that happens, the right beat, anthem, or lyrics to your favorite song can inspire you, energize you, and motivate you to push through that hump and finish out strong. We reached out to the Blue Streaks,…
How many steps did you take today? With increasing evidence that sitting may be as dangerous for our health as smoking, I’m conscious about adding more steps to my day whenever I can, especially at lunchtime. Every spring I look forward to National Walk @ Lunch Day, which is Wednesday, April 27 this year. It’s just one of many activities Independence Blue Cross sponsors that encourages our community to embrace a healthy,…
5 Questions about Kid-Friendly Meals, Diet & Nutrition
In theory, feeding kids a healthy diet should be easy. In theory, all it takes is three wholesome meals and two equally wholesome snacks a day. But then there’s reality…and between theory and reality is a gap. In that gap live the things that often get in the way of making sure your kids are eating healthy….
Creating Healthier Boundaries
How many browser tabs do you have open right now? I’ll go first. At any given time, I can have at least five tabs open: personal email, work email, the news, a cooking blog, a social media site (or two), and of course, Google. Pair that with instant messaging, text messages, and phone calls, and I’m at the middle of a distraction whirlwind….
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