#MyPlaylist gets me moving – Betsy Sears
Written by Betsy Sears, Director, Executive Vice President of Laboratory Strategy and Sales, ExamOne
Why do I get my 150 minutes each week?
I exercise because it makes me feel better—both mentally and physically. If I stop moving—I may rust. Every day I try to be active to be my best self— again mentally and physically.
How do I get my 150 minutes?
I get my 150 minutes on the elliptical, walking, and some weight training. I love those activities and do them daily. #MyPlaylist includes both television and music. I watch the news, HGTV or Food Network when I’m on the elliptical. When I’m walking I listen to voice recordings of my sons singing in their past (or current) shows like Book of Mormon and Avenue Q. My favorite show song is “On My Own” from Les Miserables.
Betsy has walked in the Susan G Komen 3-Day, 60 mile San Diego walk since 2004. Over those years, her team has raised more than $400,000 together. In the photo above, she’s doing the duck walk as a bet from a loyal ExamOne client.
According to the American Diabetes Association®, the economic burden of diabetes and prediabetes in the United States is over $327 billion in medical costs and lost productivity each year. However, 150 minutes of exercise each week can help reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes.
As part of Diabetes Month, we want you to share the top 3 songs that get you moving with #MyPlaylist, and challenge your friends and coworkers to participate, as well. To get you started, we’ll be sharing #MyPlaylist entries from our employees on our blog.
For information on how you can participate in the #MyPlaylist initiative, visit http://www.questforhealth.com/myplaylist/.
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