Physical

The physical dimension requires eating well, exercising regularly, avoiding harmful habits and making responsible decisions about your lifestyle.  By being proactive in your health, your positive daily choices will:

Practices that demonstrate physical wellness include

Tips and resources for enhancing your physical wellness

How healthy are you?  Take one or more of these online assessments and receive a customized report with action plan. Results are completely confidential.

As a Clark College employee, you have access to a robust suite of free fitness and nutrition resources through our Employee Assistance Program provider, MHN.  Ready to take a serious step toward positive change?  Sign up, free-of-charge, for a Mayo Clinic Certified wellness coach to help you reach your personal goals.

Consider joining the Clark College Thompson Fitness Center.  For a small fee, faculty, staff and students can enjoy using fitness equipment, and receive fitness testing and personal training services.

Learn a new sport, refresh your skills, and engage with the college community by participating in Intramural Sports at Clark College.

Walking is a simple, inexpensive and effective way to get and stay in shape.  Visit everybodywalk.org for education and inspiration.

Take your exercise outdoors and explore Vancouver and Clark County! Vancouver Parks and Recreation provides maps and information on local parks, trails and recreational opportunities.

For regional activities look at Active and Race Center Northwest for fun runs, walks and other events.

For national activities look at Running In The USA to see what you can participate in when you travel, or to help you plan an active vacation.

Healthy eating is essential to physical wellness. See what the Health and Physical Education department at Clark College recommends for healthy nutrition: HPE Healthy Nutrition

Many people have found that a special diet is required for future wellness.  Use the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to identify nutritional components for any type of dietary needs.

If you are looking for a place to learn about what to eat and how to become active all in one place visit Health.

Looking for low-cost medical services? Visit the Clark College Counseling and Health Center.