Keep Your Kids Occupied All Summer

School’s out, which probably means the kids are around the house all summer. With all that extra time, and no homework, you’re probably going to hear phrases like “I’m bored!” and “Let’s do something!” quite a bit the next couple of months. Don’t let yourself fall back on the TV and electronics to keep the […]


3 Ways to Create Healthy Exercise Habits

It seems that many of us have our excuses for not making a habit ofexercise. We’ve got too much going on, we need to put our families first, we need to put our careers first, etc. Well, none of that is going to matter if your health is too poor for you to do anything […]


Best “Poke” Ever!

This is a testimonial sent to us by 9Health Fair participant Ellie Gaccetta. We hope those of you who have attended a 9Health Fair this spring had a similar experience. For those of you who are nervous to attend, we hope Ellie’s experience will encourage you to overcome the fear so you too can Own […]


Why Your Diet Should be as Unique as You Are

Exercise and diets are not one size fits all. We all have our own distinctive health issues, family histories, and our own bodies. Just because your best friend is on the Paleo diet doesn’t mean it’s necessarily right for you too. The same goes for your family member who is taking calcium supplements. That doesn’t mean […]


5 Outdoor Activities for May

This is the time of year where the temperature is usually quite lovely. It’s a great time for some outdoor fitness activities. Here are five things to do this month that will give you the perfect excuse to get your blood pumping and enjoying the nice weather. Outdoor Activities Yoga Rocks the Park Gather your […]


Mingle with the People

While we can appreciate our solitude from time to time, human beings tend to crave socialization as well. According to PsychologyToday, maintaining healthy social connections can improve your overall well-being. This month, get out and into the crowd. Mingle with those you know, and make an effort to meet some new friends. Here are five places […]


Report on 9Health Fair Numbers

You probably know that tens of thousands of people attend a 9Health Fair each year. But did you know, that beyond that number, there are other numbers that can teach us about the health status of our community? With this information, you can better understand the health issues you need to watch out for – […]


Healthy Recipes for Your Next Cookout

As the weather warms up, many of us will be inviting friends and family over and firing up our grills for a fun-filled cookout. That doesn’t mean you have to spend all summer eating greasy hamburgers or boring hot dogs. There are a lot of healthy recipes perfect for the grill! Here are some ideas […]


May is Mental Health Month, but Colorado Crisis Services is Available Year-Round

May is Mental Health Month, a time to bring awareness to the issue of mental health and the resources available for those seeking help. It’s the perfect time to remind Coloradans about Colorado Crisis Services, the statewide resource available year round for anyone experiencing a mental health, substance use or emotional crisis. Finding Support Colorado […]


Breathtaking Fun and Fitness Activities for Spring

Spring is here and summer is around the corner, which means many of us are trying to get into shape before we take our annual beach vacations. Exercise doesn’t have to mean hitting the gym, though! There are plenty of things you can do to burn calories yet still breathe fresh air. Here are 5 […]