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On the MOVE - The Weekly News

Goodwill Coat Drive Continues to Break National Records
The Beauty of Life is in the Giving

Goodwill is celebrating 100 years in Cincinnati with another octogenarian — the 107 year old race. Bring a warm donation — coat, gloves, hat — to the starting line of the race and Goodwill will have donation stations and volunteers ready. They will also have stations and music at mile two, just in case you want to stay warm and wear your donation for a few miles.

"Our community is so inherently generous," says Crystal Faulkner, a partner at MCM CPAs & Advisors, the sponsor of the Goodwill coat drive. "The coat drive is another wonderful way to celebrate Thanksgiving Day together."

Earning a reputation as the largest coat donation drive in the country, the race receives an average of 5,000 pounds of donated coats and other cold weather gear each year. "The total to date is more than 30,000 pounds of donations," said Faulkner.

Your donation will help Goodwill put people with disabilities and our nation's veterans to work.

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The Right MOVE - Healthy Tips

The Right MOVE - Healthy Tips

What are men's predominant health fears?

  • Prostate cancer
    "While one out of six men will get prostate cancer during their lifetime, most men will not die from it," said Dr. William Barrett, Director of the UC Barrett Cancer Center.
    "Discuss the risk and benefits of screening with your physician. You should consider screening if you have a father or brother who developed prostate cancer early or if you're African-American, since you are at greater risk."
  • Heart disease (including high blood pressure and high cholesterol)
    If heart disease runs in your family or if your blood pressure or cholesterol levels are high, your doctor will recommend medications to lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  • Weight gain
    "As your metabolism slows down with age, it's more important than ever to right-size your meals and eat smaller portions of healthier food," said Dr. Brian Grawe from UC Health. "Exercise also becomes increasingly critical for maintaining flexibility and mobility to avoid issues like arthritis," he said.
  • Stroke
    "It's important to learn the warning signs of a potential stroke. They are weakness or numbness in the face, arms or legs, confusion, difficulty with speech or comprehension, vision loss, dizziness, or problems with walking, balance or coordination," said Grawe.

- UC Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

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Keep MOVING - Training Tips

Keep MOVING - Training Tips

Why is yoga so good for runners?

"Yoga can help balance strength, increase range of motion and sync breathing," said renowned yoga instructor Ellen Bradley, owner of Modo Yoga. "If you bring your body into balance through the practice of yoga, you can run long and hard for years to come."

- It helps reduce the physical toll. Runners experience too much pounding, tightening and shortening of the muscles and not enough restorative, elongating, and loosening work. Yoga will help restore the muscles and increase the quality of your runs and your running career.

- It reduces the risk of injury. Yoga helps with balance, symmetry and alignment, thus reducing your risk for injury and pain. The body is the sum of its parts and impairment of one affects them all. Even chronic injuries can eventually self-correct through a gentle yet consistent yoga practice. 

- Increases energy and endurance.  Yoga teaches you how to tune into your breathing — the fuel for our bodies — and you learn to move in harmony with your body and to experience the joy of running.
Running Spot: Race Headquarters

- Running Spot: Race Headquarters

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MOVE Your World - Work & Family Tips

MOVE Your World - Work & Family Tips

What traits make employees great?

  • Positivity:  Life is hard, but business is virtually impossible without positivity. True positivity is a resilient fortitude and a deeply held belief that you can make a difference.
  • Extreme Reliability:  Follow through, keep your word, and make things happen. You can be trusted with the details. You can be trusted with everything.
  • Curiosity:  They love to learn and aren't allergic to new ideas, approaches and perspectives.
  • Uncompromising Excellence:  "Good enough" is the enemy of great. Excellence requires a frustrating amount of caring and an uncompromising attitude. Being committed to excellence creates better products and services than your competitors.
  • Versatility:  Unforeseen circumstances constantly arise that require diverse sets of skills that may force you to go beyond your job description and do whatever is needed.
  • Self-Awareness:  Understanding your own thoughts, skills, emotions and motivations is critical.
  • Quality Communicator:  Speak clearly. Write concisely. Be transparent, yet tactful and eloquent.
  • Creative Problem Solving:  Life is packed with problems and puzzles. Solve them.

- Western & Southern

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MOVING Thoughts

MOVING Thoughts

Life is not a trip to the grave with the intention of arriving safely; but rather to slide in broadside, totally worn out, breathless, and loudly proclaiming, 'Ahhhh, what a great run!'
- Julie Isphording

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