The Wellness Committee at CCMC recognizes the workplace’s role in helping to create healthy employees. They’ve decided to nominate a CCMC employee as the ‘Healthy Kansas Hospitals Employee of the Month’. In December, the spotlight is on Cathy Enrera.
How and when did you start training?
Three years ago I decided to get fit and healthy so I challenged myself and signed up for my first race - a half marathon. Since then I have done 8 half Marathons and a Marathon.
How do you stay motivated?
I sign up for races. Every race gives me a chance beat my previous time.
A new personal record (PR) gives me the motivation to continue training.
Any advice for beginners getting into fitness?
Just Do It!
What is your favorite healthy food?
Banana and avocado.
In regard to workouts, can you give us an overview of your typical week?
I run 4-5x / wk striving for 25 miles. I also attend yoga and CrossFit.
What is your greatest achievement so far?
Being able to encourage my colleagues in the lab to take up running and participate in other healthy activities.