Best Fitness contest provides motivation, support to help participants reach their long-term health goals
January is the most popular month of the year for setting fitness and health goals.
While working with people, I try to have them focus not on short-term goals. Notice, I didn’t say to neglect having a long-term goal.
Doesn’t it make sense for every bicyclist to wear a helmet?
Helmets are designed to protect all people. Helmets are to made to keep people safe when riding a bicycle, skateboarding or roller blading.
Champions are not always defined by the accolades they earn
Yesterday my wife and I were out on one of our training rides and we happened to stop and watch a local triathlon.
Societal pressures over body image felt by all body types
There was something peculiar about Carla as she approached me from across the room. Her gait was unsteady and she looked confused as she navigated the crowded room of the home where we’d gathered to sit Shiva.
Weight loss is planned, not wished
It probably wouldn’t be a surprise to know the majority of people who start exercising do so because they want to lose weight.
Sweat is not the benchmark to a good workout
Recently in one of our group fitness sessions the question came up about sweat. Sweat is such an ugly word and we don’t like it in my studio, so we call it “glistening.”
Six years ago, I embarked on a new way of living and being.
Reality television is not real
She had just completed her final weigh in at our most recent challenge and wasn’t happy with losing almost 20 pounds in 8 weeks. When I asked my client what she thought she’d lose, she said, “At least fifty.”
Hospice Walk raises money for programs that provide comfort to families facing the terminal illness of a loved one
There is a lot that goes into hospice services beyond providing care for the terminally ill.
YMCA’s Pedaling for Parkinson’s comes to the Capital District
New YMCA program helps relieve the symptoms Parkinson's disease.
The Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Schenectady County was awarded an $189,500 grant Wednesday, Feb. 13, to support its “Health Shares: Doctors Prescribing Healthy Local Produce to At-Risk, Low Income Families” initiative.
Alzheimer’s support groups provide empathy and encouragement
The Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York offers support groups at more than 30 locations across 12 counties to help care-giving partners and individuals with early stage Alzheimer’s or others forms of dementia.
Improvements in 32,000-square-foot addition said to improve care
Ellis Medicine representatives, local officials and community leaders gathered on Friday, Dec. 7, to cut the ribbon on Bellevue’s contemporary 32,000-square-foot addition connected to the existing hospital.
Guidelines require schools to meet stringent nutrition standards
School districts throughout Schenectady County are preparing to offer a slightly different fare to students at breakfast and lunch after new federal food service regulations were implemented in July.