Services & Programs
LIVE FOR LIFE offers a variety of wellness opportunities, such as health assessments and education, smoking cessation programs, fitness activities and nutrition activities, to help eligible faculty, staff and family members reach their health and fitness goals. For more options, please see Wellness Benefits.
Shop while you work and take home fresh, local fruits and vegetables. LIVE FOR LIFE sponsors the Duke Farmers Market on Fridays beginning April 15. Take a break, walk to the Market, buy lunch-to-go, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers. Watch for Chefs from Duke Dining as they create tempting recipes and offer tasty treats. Pick up tips for creating nutritious meals at home.
Duke's Mobile Farmers Market is a convenient way to get fresh, local produce -- and it isn't limited to vegetables. The mobile market offers flowers, plants, meat, and fish in addition to the traditional summer vegetable fare. Pre-purchase your orders from various vendors, and pick them up weekly at Duke Gardens, Durham Regional or Duke Raleigh.
The Duke Fitness Club includes a network of full-service fitness facilities in locations throughout North Carolina that offer Duke faculty, staff, retirees and their families discounted membership rates.
The Duke Run/Walk Club provides walking and running programs for all fitness levels. This 12-week program will help you improve your fitness level while having fun with your co-workers in a group setting. Independent participation options are also available.
Additional fitness activities and events are available at Duke to help faculty and staff who are interested in starting an exercise program or enhancing their current exercise routine.
LIVE FOR LIFE will partner with you during every step of your journey to freedom from tobacco. A variety of programs and resources are available to help you meet your goals.
If you have high blood pressure or cholesterol, it is important to manage it. The best strategy may be to make lifestyle changes — eating healthy, exercising regularly, controlling your weight and managing stress.