Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Are you trying to keep that New Year's resolution? The township can help.
Wednesday, January 23
Are you trying to stay fit? Are you looking for a new way to get in shape? The Lower Frederick Township Parks and Recreation Department has a few tips to help you out. The township is currently offering a yoga and meditation course for area residents. The cost for the eight-week session pack is just $25. Alternatively, guests may drop in to try out a single class for just $5. The yoga classes are held each Wednesday night through March 6. They are held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Lower Frederick Township Building. If the weekends are more your free time for working out, the township also has a Stretch and Fit session running for any age to join. From 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., the township building plays host to the course which will also run for …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Playground fun doesn’t have to be reserved for kids. Adults can enjoy these outdoor play spaces too—and get a great workout at the same time.
Getting a good workout doesn’t require being stuck in a gym during the late summer heat or those deliciously crisp fall days that follow. To change things up a bit in your workout routine, consider making use of a free and easily accessible resource: your local playground. While playgrounds themselves are nothing new, in recent years, adults are returning to them in greater numbers—and not just to entertain their kids. Thanks to the rise in popularity of outdoor boot camps, which often make use of equipment available in parks and playgrounds, many adults are taking a second look at playgrounds as an affordable way to exercise their inner child and outer adult—and make exercising seem less like a chore and more (dare we say it?) fun. …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Research shows good nutrition and exercise can help prevent breast cancer. Here are some resources around the Montco area to help you stay healthy.
You might be able to find help fighting breast cancer and other types of cancers at your local grocery store and fitness centers, according to the research findings of Dr. Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D, RD. Dr. Neuhouser is a nutritional epidemiologist with a background in nutritional sciences. She is an investigator at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her research is focused on lifestyle factors such as nutrition and physical activity. Some factors may prevent breast and prostate cancer and improve survivorship in those diagnosed with cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 American women will die …