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SPOTLIGHT – I Lost 20 Pounds!

By Romaine Waller Turning 50 this year, I decided that I had to do something different to get fit. I had been trying to follow along with various workout videos. I wasn’t motivated to stick with them as the people ...

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Spotlight on QuintilesIMS: “A Change in Thinking, Speaking and Acting”

By Michael Minzes Over the last 6 months I made some small changes that had a dramatic effect on the quality of my life and health; simple changes anyone can do with very little effort. I simply changed the way ...

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SPOTLIGHT – Fundraising for Cancer Research Propels Fitness Goals

By Chris West In 2012, I joined the QuintilesIMS-sponsored “Team in Training” with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise funds for blood cancer research while training for the San Francisco Marathon. Having never run more than 1 or 2 ...

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Quintiles Spotlight: Less Is More

By Kelly Rahn Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. I chose a challenge that would improve my health from a Wheel of Health designed by Duke Integrative Medicine. Since the ...

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SPOTLIGHT – A Runner Finds Her Zen

By Joy Turkal As a self-proclaimed “cardio addict,” my exercise routine consisted of running, running and more running. I started in 2009, using a couch-to-5k running program to combat the stress of having two young children and a demanding career. ...

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SPOTLIGHT – “Stepping Away”

By Krista Ariail Have you ever gone on a relaxing vacation only to return to an inbox filled with hundreds of work emails? Does this make you nervous about taking another vacation? Do you feel guilty about not responding to ...

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QUINTILES SPOTLIGHT: “My Road to the 2016 Ironman World Championships”

By: Michael Phinney Last November my family flew to Tempe, Arizona to cheer me on during Ironman Arizona.  It was my first attempt at a full distance triathlon after competing in several Olympic and sprint distance races.  Both the swim ...

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SPOTLIGHT – An ULTRA Challenge

By Jon Hill I thrive on challenges and I love to run. It was only a matter of time before these two passions collided. This is the story of my first ultra-marathon. Having moved roles in Quintiles, I relocated to ...

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SPOTLIGHT – Energy Elevator

By Krista Ariail What would you do if you had more energy?  Nearly 2,000 Quintiles employees from across the globe discovered the answer to this during the 2016 Energy Elevator Learning Lab, an 8-week (March – May) program created internally ...

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SPOTLIGHT – How Hiking Helped Me

By Gina Williams Research shows that hiking has a positive impact on combating the symptoms of stress and anxiety,” says Gregory A. Miller, PhD, president of the American Hiking Society. “Being in nature is ingrained in our DNA, and we ...

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