Health and Fitness

10 Ways to Get Healthy for Summer

by Jessica Williams, Ambassadors Action Team Member

The sun is out and sandals and short sleeves are reemerging, and it can only mean one thing. Summer is a few weeks away! While you’re waiting for the quick fix look perfect in a bathing suit, start by picking one (or several) of the…

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Find Your Fit

By Sundee Dunn, Ambassadors Action Team Member

This year YPW’s action team Access Wichita has focused on an initiative that interests many young professionals – health. YPW is lucky enough to have a member who specializes in strength and conditioning. Personal trainer Sam Schafer was nice enough to give YPs tips about…

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Health and Wellness in Wichita

By Carly Farr, Ambassadors Action Team Member

  Along with everyone else, I hear how important it is to be healthy.   I hear that message least five times a week.  I also know a lot of people get tired of hearing it, but if you think about it, taking steps to live…

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Grocery Shopping for Improved Health

By Suzy Finn, YPW Executive Director

Meet Emily. Emily is a YPW member who maintains an active, fit lifestyle. She plays sand volleyball and softball, golfs, and runs. But she wanted to learn more about how to increase her health quotient with nutritious eating. At the YPW Lunch & Learn in…

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Go Play Kansas Expands

Summer is officially here, signaling the time to get outside to hike, bike and play. Launched last year as a go-to-guide for everything outdoors in Wichita, the online resource has significantly expanded to include all parks and recreation spaces in the state. Now no…

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Bike to Work in May

A message from the Health & Wellness Coalition

May is the perfect time to bike to work. Biking to work builds moral, encourages camaraderie, and is a great way to get active in your community. Active employees are more alert, take fewer sick days and are more productive. Biking also reduces your carbon…

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New Website Launched

Go Play Kansas helps find recreational opportunities

The Visioneering Recreation Alliance has launched a new website: . Check it out! Go to to find interactive maps and more information about how to locate bike paths, parks with playgrounds and even where to go play disc golf. In addition, you can…

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