Foundations for Life is the staff blog of the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation. Follow along as members of our team discuss all things health and wellness as it relates to their day-to-day lives! They’ll talk healthy living, personal experiences, family life, exercise, nutrition and so much more, providing fresh perspectives and a wide array of topics for your reading pleasure each week. Share, comment and join the conversation!
Healthy Aging Month: Run (a little) for a longer life.
While running isn’t the only way to keep your heart healthy, for weekend warriors and moderate everyday athletes, it is one of the most accessible. To reap the cardiovascular benefits of running, all you need is an inexpensive pair of quality running shoes and a track, trail or treadmill.
Pottstown Community Health Events for August 2019
There are plenty of opportunities to get outside with family before kids head back to school and the brisk autumn air hits.
Out for a Walk? Try These Trails
It’s National Walking Day, and a perfect time to re-acclimate yourself with the outdoors (especially after huddling indoors all winter). Here are some great places to get walking today (and the rest of the season):
The beautiful weather we had last weekend has me itching for spring! I'm so looking forward to the warmer months ahead and the de-cluttering that comes with it and not just in the physical sense of the word.
I caaannnn’t go out and walk, it’s too coooolllld (you whine)!! I’ll start up again in the spring – it’s freeeeeezing out there!
Take a walk-whatever that means to you
I missed the departure of a group walk on a gorgeous fall day, so I headed off on my own hoping to find them – it would do me good!