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

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

Insights in Mental Illness


by: Richard Gardner, President of National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) of Berks County, PA I am an unmedicated bipolar 2 who has mixed episodes and can have ultra-rapid cycles. By the age of 35, I knew there was something different going on in my life. At that time I called it manic/depression. This was … Continue reading Insights in Mental Illness

Sponsor Spotlight: Redner’s Warehouse Markets


On March 1, 1970, Earl and Mary Redner placed their savings and faith into Earl’s dream to open a grocery store, and run it his way.  Forty five years and 53 stores later, Earl’s purchase of two failing stores has blossomed into the fulfillment of his dream to operate a successful family, employee, and locally-owned … Continue reading Sponsor Spotlight: Redner’s Warehouse Markets

Sponsor Spotlight: Spine and Wellness Center


Located in the heart of Exeter Township, Dr. Patrick Borja and his leading health professionals’ team at The Spine and Wellness Center are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives — combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum. Dr. Patrick Borja is committed to “empowering you to live a healthier, happier” way of life … Continue reading Sponsor Spotlight: Spine and Wellness Center

Title Sponsor Spolight: Penn State Health St Joseph


Penn State Health St Joseph is a nonprofit health network, founded in 1873 by the Sister of St Francis and providing a full-range of outpatient and inpatient diagnostic, medical and surgical services.  It is a full service hospital and teaching facility with a 380,000 sq. ft., 212-bed state-of-the-art hospital and health campus that opened in … Continue reading Title Sponsor Spolight: Penn State Health St Joseph