Healthy and Fit | Tip of the Week
Jen Goldston | ALLOW YOURSELF SOME GRACE
You’ve heard these fitness tips before. From magazines, or online blogs, your friends, or your trainer… and they are good tips, rooted in solid advice. Tips like:
Strive for at least 150 minutes of exercise per week.
Cut your coffee calories.
Keep a fitness journal.
Pay attention to your thoughts.
Eat the rainbow.
To be honest, there are many, many more things for kids of all ages to do at the JCC! We just wanted to highlight a few things you may not have known.* Most important: We want you to come here and HAVE FUN!!!
Our South Hills branch offers its own brand of fun in its swimming pool, multiple outdoor playgrounds, gymnasium, access to hiking trails in …
Happy New Year!
This time of year is great to reflect and plan. What do we want to do with our fresh, shiny new year? Do we want to take that trip we’ve always wanted to, tackle a new challenge, get a new job or career, or continue to work towards some of the goals we have tried before but haven’t quite accomplished yet? It can …
We are already halfway through 2018!
How are those New Year’s Resolutions going? Have you completely forgotten them or just haven’t had the time to start yet? If you’ve stalled with your goals or haven’t reached them, no worries. We still have 6 months left in 2018 to conquer them! Below are some tips on how to refocus and accomplish more in 2018 than previously thought:
Our new equipment is, of course, state-of-the-art, but these latest additions also bring a new dimension and many new possibilities to your workouts: Connection.
Some of our new equipment is in line with the fitness trend for HIIT Classes/ Interval Training, with equipment that lets the user change the intensity of their workout quickly without having to make a lot of adjustments to the machine.
First, let's …
If you want to feel better without taking medicine, try exercise.
Studies continue to support that exercise at any age provides multiple benefits -- controlling/preventing osteoporosis, relieving stress, reducing heart disease, preventing diabetes and preventing falls.
Don’t worry if you've never exercised, or if you have stopped for some reason. Being physically active can help you to keep doing the things you enjoy and stay independent as …
Flu season is in full swing. It seems like you can’t go anywhere without hearing about someone who has the flu or at least someone sniffling or coughing. Other than standard precautions of hand hygiene and getting the flu vaccine what can you do to keep yourself from getting sick? Food of course!
I’m sure the first thing that came to mind when I said food …
Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract 2 to 3 colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. Aside from good hand washing (with soap and water for at least 20 seconds), there’s a lot you can do to …
A lot of us have fitness goals in the gym. One of the more common goals is to get stronger, which is great as there are numerous benefits to strength training.
To get stronger, we need to figure what exercises to do, how much, how often, etc etc…and this is where things can get messy. We can modify:
As we head into a new calendar year, many people will reflect upon the previous year and look forward to the New Year. We will all be inundated with “New Year, New You!” type of advertisements.
So what exactly do you want to accomplish in 2018? Is it something health related such as losing weight, growing your business or starting a new business, or is it …
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