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Physical Wellness

Physical Wellness encourages the proper care of our bodies for optimal health and functionality. Overall physical wellness promotes the balance of physical activity, nutrition, and mental well-being to keep your body healthy. Taking care of your body is key for optimal health and functionality.

"A positive experience I have had with wellness at UVM includes massages at Living Well!"

-Employee Testimonial

Signs of Physical Wellness

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  • Being physically active.
  • Eating healthy.
  • Maintaining dental hygiene.
  • Regularly seeking preventative care.
  • Maintaining low levels of stress.
  • Being well rested.
  • Maintaining energy levels.

How to Achieve Physical Wellness

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  • Quit smoking.
  • Increase beneficial physical activity.
  • Eat healthy: increase consumption of fruit, veggies, nuts, legumes, seeds, and whole grains. Decrease consumption of foods high in saturated fats, sugars, and salt.
  • Reduce consumption of alcohol.

Campus Recreation


Campus Recreation has developed some amazing opportunities for employees @ UVM!  Some of the opportunities are listed below, for a more complete understanding of what all Campus Rec has to offer please follow the links provided.

Program Cost Description

Annual Wellness Pass Faculty/Staff



Subsidized rate passes sold out.  Be looking for next years pass in August!

Group Personal Training

$180 Per Person
  • Minimum of 2 People
  • Low Traffic Training Area (Available on Request)
  • Includes 8 Sessions



Local Fitness & Nutrition Discounts

Wellness Discounts

Local Fitness & Nutrition Discounts The Wellness Council is excited to announce new partnerships, discounts and resources available to UVM employees.  If you are looking for fitness or nutrition discounts, look no further!  Follow the link to discover amazing opportunities.

This is the UVM Wellness Wheel. It represents each area of wellness to help you focus on a whole health perspective.  The 7 dimensions represented in this wheel are: Emotional, Environmental, Financial, Intellectual, Physical, Social and Spiritual.

Guidelines for healthy lifestyles

Physical Activity Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Physical Activity Guidelines from the CDC

Dietary Guidelines

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Sleep Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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