I love the Summer Olympics and I’m sad to see them go. I love hearing how the athletes prepared for the games, the challenges they overcame, as well as the support they received from their families. I smiled every time the camera cut to the family of gold-medal gymnast Gabby Douglas. That is one proud mom! Their stories help me appreciate the significance of their accomplishments and motivate me as I think about my own goals. So as we say goodbye to the athletes for these 2012 summer Olympics, I thought I’d share three things I’ve learned from this year’s… Read more.
Being a road warrior can be stressful and an obstacle to achieving your health goals. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, it can be easy to seek out the familiar glow of the fast food signs in an unfamiliar setting. But, as Hannah Curlee from H2U shows us below, there are a few simple things we can do to make sure that we don’t lose sight of our health goals when we travel.
It has been a year since our colleague Hannah Curlee finished her outstanding participation in the 11th season of NBC’s reality show The Biggest Loser. Her positive energy, dedication and charisma, have allowed her to become an inspiration for people around the country. Hannah took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to share with us her journey for the past 12 months. What has been your biggest challenge since you left the ranch, in terms of lifestyle adaptation and consistency? I am so excited about my anniversary year of keeping the weight off! Maintaining my weight on the… Read more.
You can’t hit what you don’t aim for. In order to reach your goals, you first have to know what they are. Second, you have to break them down into small actions. Don’t try to do it all at once. Start with one small action that moves you in the direction you want to go. This is true whether you’re trying to lose weight to achieve your weight loss goal, or just trying to get ahead in your career. Here are some tips from Hannah Curlee (runnerup on NBC’s The Biggest Loser) and H2U that will help you reach your… Read more.
Holiday food is delicious. Healthy? Not so much. Hannah Curlee, from NBC’s The Biggest Loser, shares some of her ideas on ways to avoid losing sight of your personal health goals during the holiday season. Don’t worry, she’s not going to beat you up because you enjoyed your favorite green bean casserole. But she does have some tools to share that will help you enjoy all that delicious holiday food without sabotaging your journey to better health.
Last season on the Biggest Loser, millions of viewers watched Hannah Curlee and her sister Olivia compete week after week on their way to the finale where the winner would be named. In the end, Olivia took home the title of Biggest Loser with Hannah coming in just behind her. What many people probably don’t know is that Hannah actually works at HCA. Now that the show is over she’s back with us working in a new role at H2U, our wellness affiliate. John Steele, who leads our HR department, used to be Hannah’s boss. He sat down recently to chat… Read more.