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.
Pottstown Community Health Events for July 2019
Want to stay active throughout July? Here are three Pottstown events you might be interested in.
Safe Exercises for Seniors
In honor of the 26th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day, here are some tips for exercising later in life.
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):
Time to Get Outside. Here’s Why.
How are you going to take advantage of the great outdoors this season? Both the American Heart Association and Health.gov recommend adults get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity per week. And with warmer weather approaching, now is the perfect time to reintegrate yourself into nature around Pottstown.