Wellness Wednesday with Betsy Press, NP

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Wednesday Work-out

Make sure to incorporate warm-up and cool-down periods. Take rest breaks as needed between sets. Please check with your healthcare provider to make sure you are healthy enough for exercise.

If you have questions or need modifications to the work-out, stop by the Darien Clinic and speak with NP Betsy Press.

There are 15 exercises listed below. Perform each exercise for one minute and repeat the cycle one time for a 30-minute calorie-blasting, muscle-building work-out!

1. Jump Squats

2. Burpees

3. Russian Twists

4. Side leg lifts – right leg

5. Jog in place

6. Push-ups

7. Mountain climbers

8. Bridge

9. Bicep curls – pick a weight that is comfortable to start, increase weight as able 10. High knees

11. Side leg lifts – left leg

12. Sumo squats

13. Butt kicks

14. Tricep dips on a chair

15. Wall-sit


Wednesday Yum  -

It’s not quite fall yet, but it’s never too soon to incorporate apples into a delicious chicken salad.  Apples are high in fiber and vitamin C.  The added sweetness and crunch make this chicken salad perfect to eat on it’s own or put it on some whole-grain bread for a quick lunch.

Apple Chicken Salad
 Two 4.5 ounce cans of chunk chicken
 One apple, diced
 Two stalks of celery, diced
 ½ cup of low-fat mayonnaise
1. Combine all ingredients and enjoy! 


Be well!

Betsy Press, NP
Beloit Health System - Darien Clinic
300 N. Walworth Street
Darien, WI 53114
(262) 882-1151



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