5 Basic Strategies for Boosting Your Health and Wellness


By Kim Thomas of US Health Corps Are you looking for some simple ways to improve your overall health? Then you will be happy to know that staying healthy doesn’t have to take a lot of time or effort. Some of the most effective strategies for strength and wellness start with a shift in your … Continue reading 5 Basic Strategies for Boosting Your Health and Wellness

Guts and Glory: Biggest Exercise Myths


By John Monteleone, CSCS, CSPS, EP-C, FMS Level 2 In the age of vast instant information for the consumer, misinformation plagues sound decision making for the right products and services. The field of health and fitness is no different from other industries regarding this matter. So, what is the consumer to do? In this article, … Continue reading Guts and Glory: Biggest Exercise Myths

Managing Diabetes Takes a WHOLE-istic Approach to Health


By Kim Thomas of US Health Corps For people with diabetes, keeping close tabs on blood sugar levels is essential, even when they’re feeling fine. But there is much more to managing the chronic condition than simply monitoring glucose levels and managing medications. Your diet, lifestyle, and even your support system can have a huge … Continue reading Managing Diabetes Takes a WHOLE-istic Approach to Health

The Professional Who Sits


By John Monteleone, Head Trainer at Wyomissing Fitness In over ten years of personal training, the most common clients I train are the professionals who sit all day. Sitting is rapidly becoming the new smoking. There are several health risks involved being seated for most of the day. The average American is seated approximately thirteen … Continue reading The Professional Who Sits

Physical Activity and Children


  By John Monteleone, Head Trainer at Wyomissing Fitness “I believe that children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way.” That is the classic lyric from “The Greatest Love of All.” Yes, the children are our future! However, how can we expect to teach them with poor nutritional choices, increased … Continue reading Physical Activity and Children

The First 10 Minutes


When working out, the most critical part is the warm-up. Your workout simply won’t WORK OUT unless you have prepared your body for the demands it will soon encounter and skipping this important step will lead to both ineffective training and potentially serious injury. A pre-workout warm-up serves two major purposes—to enhance performance and prevent … Continue reading The First 10 Minutes

Love Thyself For Long-Lasting Change


by: Debbie Stiller, Director of Wellness and Aquatics / Body Zone Sports and Wellness Complex A friend of mine just asked my opinion on wearable fitness trackers. She wonders if seeing that thing on her wrist will motivate her to move.  She is wondering if it will make her more accountable … more able to stick … Continue reading Love Thyself For Long-Lasting Change