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Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers offers an “At Work” meeting on Tuesday evenings at Northwest Technical College Room 302. Meetings begin at 5:00 p.m. The cost is $39.95 a month and if you have any questions feel free to call Ann Campbell at 218-333-6655 or emailann.campbell@ntcmn.edu.


Living Well, Working Well Survey Results

Below are the results of the Living Well, Working Well survey.

Results

  • 74% of the respondents are interested in a wellness program at BSU and NTC
  • 72% of the respondents are thinking of changing health behaviors
  • 87% indicate stress negatively impacts their health
  • 94% indicate they do not get enough physical activity
  • 80% indicate they need to lose weight
  • The main topics of interest are:
    • Exercise/Fitness
    • Nutrition/Weight loss
    • Relaxation
    • Social Activities
    • Financial strategies
  • Respondents had the following ideas/recommendations:
    • Have challenges like "Biggest Loser"
    • Organize partners/buddies to exercise
    • Organize walking teams
    • Some people suggested that membership for the Rec. Center should be free. Unfortunately this is not possible, because the Rec. Center is funded by student fees.

Plans

The results of this survey will be used to set priorities for fulfilling the Living Well, Working Well (LWWW) mission, which is "a workplace that encourages, empowers, and supports employees as they strive to live well and work well". 

Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you during the year. If you are interested in helping with the programming, please contact us.