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.
Cicccotti Center unveils donor wall, begins second wave of donations
As donations for the Swim on In Campaign still float in, the Ciccotti Center’s new co-ed changing area is being put to good use.
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.”
Albany Therapeutic Riding Center seeking volunteers
Finding a sense of peace within the quiet, rural landscape below the Helderberg Escarpment likely is not difficult for most people. For more than 30 years, a local nonprofit has tapped into it to provide therapy for mentally and physically disabled individuals.
Survivors share their stories of how life-saving skill has had an impact
A woman attending a recent rally in support of a bill that would make it mandatory for schools to teach students CPR said her husband wouldn’t be here today if it weren’t for the fact that her son was taught CPR in health class at Sand Creek Middle School.
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.
A traumatic brain injury robbed Delmar resident Bart Goldstein of his former life, but he and his family hope his road to recovery can show others the way
A traumatic brain injury robbed Delmar resident Bart Goldstein of his former life, but he and his family hope his road to recovery can show others the way.
Shaker Road offers exercise classes for all ages, but without participation, the program could fold
Fitness classes at Shaker Road firehouse aim to involve everyone from children to seniors, but without more participation, their future is uncertain.