May Move Out! An Outdoor Twist on Fitness

Issue: May 2024

Now that the colder months are largely a memory, breathe some new life into your usual fitness regimen by moving it outdoors. Just as spring infuses new life into nature, it can also rejuvenate how you approach your physical activities. Whether you’re more of a low-impact fitness warrior or an adrenaline junkie, here are some new takes on common fitness activities that should put a new “spring” in your step!

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Is Your Plate Loaded with Inflammatory Foods?

Did you know that what's on your plate could be affecting your heart? Since February is American Heart Month, it's the perfect time to explore how certain foods might be inviting unwanted inflammation into your body. Understanding the difference between acute and chronic inflammation could be the key to better heart health and less joint pain.

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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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Your Benefits at Work: Commit to Quit Today!

Issue: November

If you’re ready to join nearly 20 million Americans this month by committing to quit smoking, then it’s important to get some help.

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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: 2nd.MD Medical Advice

At Transocean, we know good health is essential.

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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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Charting a Path to Prevention: Celebrate American Heart Month with a Beautiful Smile

It may seem crazy, but the health of your teeth and gums can have a direct impact on your heart health.

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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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Explore: The Great American Smokeout

Issue: November

19 November is the Great American Smokeout®, a day designated for people across the country to make a commitment to quit smoking.

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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: American Heart Month is More Important Than You Think

February is a time for all things heart — Valentine's day, sweetheart candies, and American Heart Month.

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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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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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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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