Healthy Habits: How Dr. Steven Curley stays active

healthy-habits-curleyIt can sometimes be difficult to find ways to stay healthy, so we’ve asked members of our Baylor College of Medicine community to share what they do in their daily lives to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Steven Curley, professor of surgery and chief of the division of surgical oncology in the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine, gives us his tips.

Q: What healthy decisions start your day?
A: 10-15 minutes of stretching and a healthy breakfast

Q: What is your go-to healthy breakfast?
A: Kashi cereal

Q: What is your favorite type of exercise?
A: Weight lifting, cycling, soccer

Q: What keeps you motivated during your workout? (music, tv, phone call, etc.)
A: Working out with friends

Q: What activities do you do when you can’t fit in a full workout?
A: Jumping rope

Q: What is your favorite healthy snack?
A: Tangelos

Q: Do you take vitamins and if so, which ones?
A: No

Q: What do you include in your child’s lunch?
A: Healthy sandwiches and fresh fruit

Q: How do you make an unhealthy recipe healthy (healthy substitutions?)
A: Olive oil instead of butter

Additional Resources

Healthy Habits: How Dr. ZoAnn Dreyer chooses healthy meals

Healthy Habits: ‘Life is like riding a bicycle’

See how Baylor stays fit with more healthy habits from members of our community

See how Baylor promotes a culture of healthy living and wellness

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