Your Health Hinges on Appropriate Exercise

Issue: May 2024

Do you have back, joint, or muscle pain? If so, check out one of Transocean’s newest benefit offerings for Transocean Medical Plan participants, Hinge Health.

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There’s a ‘Real Appeal’ to a New Year’s Health Reset

Back-to-back months of holiday festivities have many of us deviating from our normal dietary and exercise habits. Coming down from the frenzied pace of attending numerous events and the exhaustion of shopping can leave many of us feeling “not quite right” even after things settle down.

If you’re experiencing a feeling of malaise, want to get back on track with healthy habits, or start anew with fresh goals, the new year can provide an ideal launch point for a healthy reset. By combining a few goal-setting tips with your Transocean Real Appeal lifestyle and weight management program, you’re setting yourself up for reset success.

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Your Benefits at Work: UHC Rally

Issue: February

Now that you know the heart disease basics, we want to be sure you’re aware of a benefit designed to help you make your heart-healthy journey is a fun one.

UHC Rally is another FREE resource covered under your Transocean sponsored plan that can help you make changes to your daily routine, set smart goals and track your progress along the way. It’s not just about weight loss, it’s about making iteasier for you to live an overall healthy lifestyle.

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Explore: My Journey Newsletter

Issue: January

Welcome to My Journey, Transocean’s quarterly wellness newsletter. Each quarter we’ll source a few relevant health and wellness tips to help keep you on your journey to getting and staying healthy in the coming year, and beyond.  And, to make it easy, we’ll send the tips right to your inbox — no need to remember websites, links, or timing.

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Your Benefits at Work: Fit from Home

Issue: June 2020

Easy At-Home Workouts & Self Care

When most of the world is staying at home to stay safe, it’s easy to let go of all routine and relax – maybe curl up on the sofa and binge-watch a Netflix series or three. But staying at home doesn’t mean you can’t stay fit or that you can’t take care of your mental wellbeing.

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Your Benefits at Work: Real Appeal

Issue: January

Last December we launched Real Appeal, your FREE weight loss program designed specifically to help make it easier for you to achieve your fitness, healthy eating, and weight-loss goals. Real Appeal is also available at no cost to your spouse, or anyone 18 years or older covered under your Transocean-sponsored plan.

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Explore: New Year, New Goals

The new year is a perfect time to clear the decks and plan for any changes you want to make in your life in the months ahead. That’s all easier said than done.

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Explore: Heart Health

Issue: February

February is heart health month.

Now is a perfect time to learn about your risks for heart disease and steps you can take today to keep your heart healthy for the long journey.

Think you’re too young to start thinking about your heart? Think again. According to the Centers for DiseaseControl & Prevention (CDC), heart disease and the conditions that lead to it can happen at any age. High rates of obesity and high blood pressure among people ages 35-64 are putting them at risk for heart disease earlier in life.

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Charting a Path to Prevention: Virtual Visits & myNurseLine

Issue: March

This time of year is also a good time for many families to head out for a little spring break vacation. And, whether we like it or not, sometimes travel includes accidents and illness. But, with Virtual Visits and myNurseLine, help is just a phone call away.

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Charting A Path to Prevention: Healthy Saving

Issue: January

In addition to getting and staying healthy, we’ve heard from many employees that saving money on health care is important. You may be surprised that improving your fitness and nutrition can also improve your finances. The obvious savings are around having fewer sick care doctor’s visits and possibly taking fewer medications. But there are even more ways to save, like:

  • Spending less on unhealthy snacks and takeout
  • Spending less on unhealthy vices, like cigarettes or alcohol
  • Spending less on clothing once you maintain a healthy size

As you start getting healthy, it’s a good idea to check your budget month-over-month to see how much you’ve been saving.

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Explore: Tools and Tips for Time-crunched Healthy Eating

Issue: March 2020

Each March, the U.S.celebrates National Nutrition Month — a relatively quiet event lacking costumes or cards, or even a dedicated tree. Nonetheless, March is an excellent time to take a moment and make a conscious choice to eat healthier. Consider it your New Year’s resolution redo.

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Charting a Path to Prevention: Annual Wellness Visits

Issue: February

Don’t Forget Your FREE WellnessVisits

A great way to assess your health risks is through a preventive care visit with your doctor. It’s free to you each year, covered under your Transocean sponsored plan, and includes a standard physical, blood work and lab tests, well women visit, and any needed age-related or annual immunizations.

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Explore: Healthy Eating

Issue: March

Spring is a great time to focus on the importance of making good food choices and developing better eating habits. With so many new diet programs and conflicting reports on what’s healthy and what’s not, where do you begin?

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Your Benefits at Work: Real Appeal vs. UHC Rally

Issue: March

This year, you have two great options to get moving and eat better — Real Appeal and Rally. Both programs are FREE to you, your spouse, and anyone 18 years or older covered under your Transocean-sponsored plan. And they’re both available to help you set and achieve fitness, healthy eating, and weight-loss goals in 2019. Here’s a little guide to help you decide which plan is right for you.

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Explore: New Comfort Eating in a Pandemic World

Issue: June 2020

When life gets uncomfortable or downright surreal, it’s natural to look for a cozy space of security. And, nothing says security like a big bowl of mac and cheese or a heaping scoop of ice cream with sprinkles. After several weeks of stay-at-home quarantine, what seemed like short-lived security begins to live a lot longer on your hips, waist, and tummy. Because Covid-19 may be a factor in everyday life for a while, it’s time to start finding ways to blend comfort and good health into delicious meals.

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Back into Good Health

If you’ve ever suffered a backache, you know it often feels like the pain extends to your entire body. In some ways, this is true because having a healthy back is essential to your overall health. Poor posture, for example, can restrict blood flow. Muscles in your back help your breathing, and upper back pain can lead to headaches.

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The Back-to-School Health Checklist

The back-to-school season is full of lists, from school supplies to clothes to lunch box items. There may also be health-related items on your list, particularly if your child is just starting school or will be involved in sports.

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Bust a Move and Boost Your Health

Issue: April 2023

April also happens to be the American Heart Association’s “Move More Month” to motivate and encourage people to incorporate more movement and less sitting into their days, enhancing both physical and mental health. They also offer on-demand videos of varying lengths on their website so you can easily fit some movement (and meditation) into your day on breaks, over your lunch hour, or before or after work.

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The Mutual Goal of Employee Wellness

Issue: June 2023

June is Employee Wellness Month, and Transocean is committed to providing you with the tools and resources for managing your physical, financial, social, and emotional wellness.

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Don’t Put Healthy Habits on Vacation

Issue: July 2023

Summer vacations allow us to cast off the constraints of work and take a break from our many obligations. It can also lead to food temptations that we’ve disciplined ourselves against at home or disrupt our usual exercise routines.

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