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Anne P.

STANFORD, California
Hi all, I'm a disability adviser at the Office of Accessible Education. I'm interested in health promotion activities and sustainability issues. My biggest personal health change this year has been to move to an area with access to public transportation. Since giving up my car I have lost weight, reduced my stress level, saved a bunch of money and made a few new commute buddies.
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What are the different types of yoga? by Anne P. 4 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Yoga-goers Team Many, many years ago I took classes in Hatha Yoga. I notice that there are a variety of types of classes offered now. How do they differ? How do you determine which type ... Read on »
How to deal with noisy work environment? by Anne P. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Stress Management My window at work faces a huge construction site - there are cranes, jack hammers, trucks and air horns blasting away throughout the day. I wear earplugs and sometimes play m ... Read on »
will a non-cardio exercize class help me lose weight? by Anne P. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Exercise I started an exercize class last week - lots of squats, lunges, resistance band work, push-ups and ab work. Intense work for about 50 minutes, twice a week. I know it will h ... Read on »
Caregiver support group on Stanford Campus by Anne P. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management The Stanford WorkLife office and local elder services agency Avenidas co-sponsor a monthly support group for staff and faculty who have caregiving responsibilities for a par ... Read on »
Back on track after Thanksgiving! by Anne P. 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've walked a long route (20 to 30 minutes) to and from my office every day since the Thanksgiving weekend. I'm logging an average of 3 .5 to 4 miles every day without feelin ... Read on »
Enrolled in H.I.P. class for winter quarter by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I found a good Tues./Thursday class at noon that will work in my schedule. Can't wait for it to begin! Read on »
Five day Vegan tryout by Anne P. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I challenged my meat-loving husband to a five day vegan only diet in December. This may not lead to any weight loss on my part but it will mean eating healthier and in a much ... Read on »
No weight lost but the pants are looser by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've been getting in a bout an hour's walk five days a week along with one or two 30 minute bike rides. I have not loast an ounce but the waist of my pants isn't as tight as ... Read on »
Wear my pedometer every day by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I've been forgetting to clip on my pedometer. I found that when i do wear it consistently I average 7,000 - 10,000 steps per day. Parking further away from the office is wor ... Read on »
Find a workout buddy by Anne P. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Exercise I need to add strength training to my weekly activities but just can't seem to get myself over to the gym. It's free, not far away and full of great equipment. So what's sto ... Read on »
Stocking up on fruit by Anne P. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I've been making a point of bringing in fruit every day (mostly organic) to keep on my desk. I'm going to bring in a large bowl so that I can have an attractive array of heal ... Read on »
Tried public transportation for my commute by Anne P. 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise After successfully adding longs walks from my car to my office I am now getting in even more walking. My purse with drivers license was stolen over the weekend so I've now fi ... Read on »
How to avoid the office goodies? by Anne P. 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss I work with a wonderful group of people who love to bring baked goods, donuts and candy to work. The goodies are located in a central area that just happens to be right outs ... Read on »
park further from office by Anne P. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I'm now parking at a lot located farther from my office then take an indirect route so that i can add a 12 - 15 minute walk to my daily exercize. This route allows me to avoi ... Read on »