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Omaha Commuter Challenge

Active transportation - using a bicycle, transit, or your own two feet - can save you money, provide additional physical activity to your day and help keep our air quality in check.
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Food Demonstrations

Food demonstrations are a great opportunity to sample new foods, learn about nutrition and gather great, healthy recipes. Join us at your Healthy Neighborhood Stores.
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Prevention Speaks

Prevention Speaks in Douglas County

Thanks to Prevention Speaks and Communities Putting Prevention to Work for telling Douglas County's success stories. Please take a moment to watch these videos about people in Douglas County making changes in their lives and their community for better health.
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HBO's Weight of the Nation

HBO’s The Weight of the Nation

HBO presents a four-part documentary series, THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION, confronting the obesity epidemic. The series features interviews with leading experts, as well as individuals and their families as they share their stories struggling with obesity. Watch the series, learn the basics and take action. Together we can win the battle against obesity.
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Partnering For A Healthy City

Over 350 organizations have joined the Partners For A Healthy City movement to help make the healthy choice the easy choice throughout Douglas County.
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Live Well Omaha in Action!

Watch and learn how Live Well Omaha is activating our community...
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Exercise Your Voice and Your Body

For Omaha to become America’s healthiest city, we have to do more than just work out. We have to speak out. It is time for all of us who care about the future of our city to join the movement that is Live Well Omaha. Together, we can claim our place as one of America’s healthiest, successful and thriving cities.
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  • June
    19
    2014
    - July, 30, 2014
    Summer FitFest
    Halleck Park, the West side, right behind the restrooms 84th and Halleck Papillion, 12:00 AM - 9:30 AM

    SUMMER FITFEST
    *****BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE*******

    Sweat to the Core. Push to the Edge. Breathe from Within.

    Summer FitFest is a bi-weekly fitness and well-being bootcamp that incorporates 45 minutes of invigorating aerobic exercises, intense cardio workouts, strength training, circuit intervals, and another 45 minutes of challenging Yoga asanas into one outdoor fitfest. It’s an hour and a half of the ultimate approach to fitness fun under the sun!

    Summer FitFest kicks off on Saturday, June 7, 2014. For the next 8 weeks, Summer FitFest will take place on Saturdays and Wednesdays.

    Saturdays 8am
    June 7, 14, 21, 28
    July 5, 12, 19, 26

    Wednesdays 8am (Yoga c/o Terra Milander)
    June 11, 18, 25
    July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    *Rain venue – Tip Tap Toe at 7328 Harrison Street, La Vista, 68128

    $150 for all 16 classes
    $ 99 for 8 classes
    $15 Drop-in rate

    We accept cash and credit payments
    Pay on-site. No need to pre-register online

    Bring your fluid of choice, a towel, and a Yoga mat or beach towel. And more importantly, a positive fitness attitude!

    The ladies behind FitFest are certified instructors Annette Ryan, Aimee Bratetic, and Maude Moreno aka “The Fitzillas.” These three ladies have one motto in common and that is “To keep fit, to stay healthy, and to never stop moving.” EVER. Their dedication towards fitness and well-being shows in their lifestyle choices and every day activities.

    With Summer FitFest, feel victorious with your body whether you are trying to lose weight, maintaining an active lifestyle, or simply wanting to have fun. You will be sweating, you will be challenged, and you will leave each FitFest session feeling so much better about yourself… guaranteed!

    Email us: thefitzillas@gmail.com
    Twitter: @thefitzillas
    @summerfitfest
    Instagram: thefitzillas

  • August
    3
    2014
    2014 Retro Triathlon
    Jewish Community Center 333 South 132nd Street. Omaha, NE 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    Retro Triathlon Series: For the second straight year, Omaha was selected by USA Triathlon to host an event in the Midwest Region in an effort to promote an active multisport lifestyle. There is an event in each of the 10 regions.
    Concept:The focus in on participation, not competition. All events will be in a non-competitive atmosphere. The series will expose and continue to educate all participants to USA Triathlon and the exciting world of multisport. We are producing 2 Triathlons on the same day; one for adults and one for kids to make it a Family Friendly environment.
    The goal is to provide a low cost event in the community to expose and involve participants of all ages. The Jewish Community Center is located at 333 South 132nd Street.
    USA Triathlon Membership: Each person must have an Annual Membership ($45) or 1 Day Membership ($12) from USA Triathlon.
    Parking: There should be plenty of parking in the front of the building (West side) as you enter the parking lot from 132nd Street.
    Triathlon Course: This multi-sport event consists of a swimming in the 50 Meter pool, riding laps around the campus and a trail run on the east side of campus.
    Retro Triathlon Distance (Adults and Youth 13+)
    SWIM: 300 yard serpentine swim. We will have buoys in the water.
    BIKE: 6.2 Miles. 10 Laps around the bike course.
    RUN: 2 Miles. 4 Laps around the run course.

    ** There are two Triathlons being held this day. The Kids Triathlon will take place first and then the Retro Triathlon (adults) will follow.
    Preliminary Schedule: South side of building near the pool area.
    7:30 – 8:30- Packet Pickup. Show up early to avoid the congestion.
    8:35- Race Briefing for all Athletes/Parents
    8:40- Kids Races Start
    9:40- Adult Race Start
    Who we are: Race Omaha provides multi-sport events for Women, Adults and Kids in the state of Nebraska. We promote a healthy and active lifestyle for youth and adults one event at a time. We are a 501©3 non-profit organization.
    Refund Policy: No refund or transfers are given for any reason. Considerable effort goes into producing such an event and funds are expended early in the process to create this race. Thank you for understanding this policy.

  • Speaking Up

    All News, Live Well Omaha July 16th, 2014

    LWO Member Spotlight: MAPA

    MAPA? Did you mean NAPA? What’s MAPA? One of the biggest challenges the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA) has is explaining to people who we are and what we do. The reason – we’re a governmental agency, but we’re not Read More…

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    All News, Live Well Omaha July 2nd, 2014

    Two Trails Open by July 4th

    Two Trails Open by July 4th   A new section of the MOPAC hiking/biking trail built along NE Highway 31 in Sarpy County will be open in time for the Fourth of July. The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District began Read More…

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    All News, Live Well Omaha July 2nd, 2014

    LWO Digest – July 2, 2014

    TWEET OF THE WEEK If you or your organization use Twitter, please consider sending this “shout out” message: Thanks to @OmahaPRPP for keeping the trails clear after the recent storms, allowing people to walk, run & ride. #HealthyOmaha – – Read More…

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    LWO Digest – June 25, 2014

    TWEET OF THE WEEK If you or your organization use Twitter, please consider sending this “shout out” message: Thanks to @OmahaPolice for helping thousands of pedestrians and bike riders safely navigate to and from this year’s #CWS #HealthyOmaha – – Read More…

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