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Fitness

4 Reasons to Implement School Wellness

Source: NJ HealthyKids.org April 24-28 marks the fifth year of celebration for Every Kid Healthy Week (EKHW). The goal is to bring both awareness and recognition to schools across the nation who are dedicating time to improving health and wellness and cultivating the school...
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Jersey City Challenge Obstacle Course Race April 22

Source: CityChallengeRace.com The epic Jersey City Challenge Race returns with NEW urban obstacles, challenges, and a 2017 spinning finishers medal! On Saturday April 22, Exchange Place will be transformed into an urban obstacle course with over 25 obstacles and challenges over a...
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Girls On The Run: Nonprofit promotes physical, emotional health in Verona

Source: North Jersey.com With the wind in their hair and the trails of Verona Park at their feet, local girls will have the chance to improve their physical and emotional health all at once. Girls on the Run, a nonprofit organization established in 1996, returned to Verona for...
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How To Protect An At-Risk Heart

Source: Courier-Post Online Pat Bottino, 64, of Newfield, knew his mother and father both had heart disease, but never really worried about how it may affect him – especially when he was younger. But now he is living with heart disease, he has hardening of the arteries, and tries...
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Reality: Weight training is a healthy exercise for women

By Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS Source: GMN Health Misconceptions about weight training, often based on unproven fears of becoming “too muscular,” can prevent women from pushing their fitness levels. This is unfortunate because weight training provides several important health...
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Paralyzed Ho-Ho-Kus Mom Stays Positive

Source: Hackensack Daily Voice The life of Christine Danza of Ho-Ho-Kus took a turn in December when she came home from a holiday party in heels, in the dark, and fell in her kitchen. “I broke my neck,” she said. “I don’t know if I hit the counter or the table but when I woke the...
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