MUS has regular webinars led by our nutrition and exercise specialists, Cristin Stokes and Neal Andrews, webinars focus on a variety of general health and wellness topics, exercise and fitness, and diet and nutrition. Webinars are usually shown monthly or bimonthly during the lunch hour, and are a great way to increase your education over lunch. Watch alone or invite your coworkers and turn it into an office event!

Upcoming webinars

Stay tuned for new webinars in 2017

Miss any past Webinars? View them now

    Running Relaxed

    MUS Wellness Exercise & Fitness Specialist Neal Andrews shares some tips and pointers to help runners and joggers run relaxed and more smoothly. Neal will draw on 32 years of competitive running experience, including Division 1 NCAA athletics, and include wisdom from several other runners and coaches he’s worked with throughout the years. Whether you are a competitive runner, a weekend warrior, or training for your first 5k, you’ll be able to take something from this webinar to help you run smoother, easier, and more relaxed. Presented July 2017.

    Practical Nutrition Strategies

    This spring, MUS Wellness RDN Cristin Stokes has been crowd sourcing and asking you for your best practical nutrition strategies. Watch this webinar to learn what great practical tips Cristin learned from MUS employees! Presented June 2017.

    Ergonomics, A Pain-free Primer

    Be good to your body while you're at work! Ergonomics is the study of people's efficiency in their working environment. During this webinar, office and industrial ergonomics will be discussed, with the goal of alleviating stress and avoiding injury. So whether you're at a desk all day, or keeping our campuses maintained and beautiful, there will be something for you! Marilyn Cameron, Director of Environmental Health & Safety at Montana Tech, will be our special guest presenter. Presented April 2017.

    2017 MUS Wellness Program Overview

    Everything you need to know about your MUS Wellness Program in 2017!

    Gym Bloopers, 7 Common Gym Mistakes and how to correct them

    Presented November 15, 2016. Winter is coming, and many of us will be heading inside more frequently to exercise. During this webinar, Neal Andrews, Exercise & Fitness Specialist for MUS Wellness, will talk about some common mistakes people make in the gym, and how to correct them, so that your indoor exercise is safer and more productive than ever.

    Smart About Supplements

    Presented October 6, 2016. Cristin Stokes, RDN, LN, leads this webinar about nutritional supplementation. The supplement industry is a multi-billion dollar big business, with over 65,000 products on the market. Are supplements safe, effective, or right for you? These are some of the questions Cristin tackles during the hour long webinar.

    Hot Topics

    Living in the information age is amazing, but can be daunting as well. With so much information, much of which is conflicting, it's hard to know what to believe. During this webinar, Cristin & Neal will look at some of the hot topics floating around online, in print, and on the television regarding nutrition and exercise; and help you determine what's legit and what's just the next passing fad.

    Ask an Exercise Question: Mobility, Injury Prevention, and Recovery Part III

    Part 3 of our "Ask an Exercise Question" series. Neal Andrews, Exercise & Fitness Specialist for MUS Wellness, addresses your questions about injury prevention and treatment, and mobility.

    Affecting WellCheck Numbers with Nutrition

    "Nobody's perfect, and most of us have a number or two on our annual Wellcheck report that needs to move in a positive direction. What we put into our bodies on a daily basis can have a tremendous effect on health indicators such as blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, and BMI. During this webinar, MUS Wellness Nutrition & Health Education Specialist Cristin Stokes discusses strategies to impact Wellcheck numbers in positive ways through diet and nutrition.

    Everything you always wanted to know about Exercise but were afraid to ask Part II

    MUS Wellness Webinar featuring Neal Andrews, MUS Exercise and Fitness Specialist, answering exercise/fitness related questions from around the Montana University System.

    Everything you always wanted to know about Exercise but were afraid to ask Part I

    MUS Wellness Webinar featuring Neal Andrews, MUS Exercise and Fitness Specialist, answering exercise/fitness related questions from around the Montana University System.

     All about Carbs, Fat, and Protein

    This is a follow-up to our "Everything you always wanted to know about Nutrition but were afraid to ask" webinar. We received many questions about the role of macronutrients (carbs, proteins, and fats) in our diet--how much, what kind, what balance, etc. So we're dedicating an entire webinar to this subject! With Cristin Stokes, RD, LN of MUS Wellness.

    Everything you wanted to know about Nutrition but were afraid to ask

    Good nutrition is one of the biggest components of our overall health and well-being. Unfortunately, nutrition can be an easy stumbling block, whether due to lack of time, money, access, or knowledge. Montana Meals is here to help. Write your nutrition question(s) to our MUS Nutrition Specialist and Registered Dietitian Cristin Stokes. Cristin will then address questions during the webinar, giving some insight into some commonly sought nutritional advice.

    Montana Moves High Five

    Neal Andrews, Exercise & Fitness Specialist for MUS Wellness, discusses his exercise philosophy in 5 simple tenets he calls the Montana Moves High Five. Tune in to pick up some exercise & fitness tips, strategies, and philosophy, concluding with the final High Five: Have Fun.

    Time Management

    In our annual MUS Wellness survey, 70% of respondents said that “Lack of Time” was an obstacle to health goals. Register for this webinar and set aside an hour to focus on time-management strategies and ways to fit healthy habits into your already busy schedule. Trust us, you deserve it.

    Pain Management

    Pain comes in many forms and intensities. For some it is a daily annoyance, for others, it can be debilitating. One thing is for certain: pain is a part of life and we all have to deal with it sooner or later. In this webinar, we’ll look at some common causes of pain, and talk about strategies and techniques to prevent pain, and/or minimize its impact on the quality of your life.

    Sitting is the New Smoking Part 2 (Office
    Stretches & Behavioral Architecture)

    A great deal of stress management and pain management can be addressed through movement. Most office environments are not very conducive to movement throughout the day, but we’ve got some ideas. Tune in to this webinar for the latest in sedentary research and some practical office stretches and strategies to add more movement (and less pain and stress) to your day.

    Stress Management

    A webinar focused on managing stress in all areas of your life!

    Interpreting your Wellness Results

    You’ve gone through WellCheck. You know your numbers. Now, what does it all mean? During this webinar Craig Linke, Director of Lab Services for ISWM, will help us analyze some important numbers from your WellCheck blood panel and biometrics. He’ll also help us answer some frequently asked questions people have about their results.

    Cristin's Six Nutritional Tenets Webinar

    Audio recording coming soon! Discover six simple nutrition strategies that will improve your diet and help you feel your best. These tenets are not diet “rules”; instead, they are 6 easy-to-follow foundational principles that can make a big difference in your overall health and wellbeing!

    Office Stretches and Exercise

    Simple Stretches and exercises you can do at your desk to break up prolonged sitting.

    Wellness MythBusters

    Presented Summer 2013 by Cristin Stokes and Neal Andrews. There are many popular misconceptions regarding fitness, nutrition, and your health. Some of these myths discourage people from trying to be healthy. Others can be down-right unhealthy if we buy into them. Learn about these myths, and more importantly what’s true, and how it can impact your health.

    Small Changes, Big Differences

    Audio recording coming soon! "How we live our days is how we live our lives." Simple daily strategies and habits to improve health. Attend this webinar to learn some practical strategies for improving your health and the overall quality of life. We'll look at small behaviors, habits, and tips you can use daily to improve your life in a big way!










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