Fitness and Exercise

Information on nutrition, diet and health, including fitness and exercise, active living, physical activity, family activities, hydration and weight management. Access to programs such as StrongWomen and Everybody Walks Across PA.

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Making a Budget Part of This Year's New Year’s Resolution
Making a Budget Part of This Year's New Year’s Resolution - Articles Articles
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Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick - Articles Articles

Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

Katie Greenawalt, MS, CHES

What is your New Year's Resolution? More
Everybody Walk Across PA Program Information 2019
Everybody Walk Across PA Program Information 2019 - Articles Articles
Join Penn State Extension in a free virtual walking program exploring the Natural Wonders of Pennsylvania. Walking will be reported April 1 - May 26. More
De-stress for Health
De-stress for Health - Articles Articles

De-stress for Health

Katie Greenawalt, MS, CHES

When it exceeds a certain level, stress stops being beneficial and can cause major damage to your body, mind, and health. More
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Calling 9-1-1: What Constitutes a Medical Emergency? - Articles Articles
Know when and how to communicate with first responders during emergencies. More
Protein Supplements: Are They for You?
Protein Supplements: Are They for You? - Videos Videos

Protein Supplements: Are They for You?

Nancy Routch, RD, LDN, Erica Hill

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In this video, you will learn what protein is, why people take protein supplements, the various protein requirements, the pros and cons of taking protein, and the sources of protein found in protein supplements. More
LIFT
LIFT - Workshops Workshops

LIFT

04/01/2019

Lancaster, PA

$60.00
Make a commitment to grow stronger and trimmer and feel better about yourself! LIFT is a safe, simple, effective strength training program. More
LIFT Plus
LIFT Plus - Workshops Workshops

LIFT Plus

Multiple Options Available

$60.00
Make a commitment to grow stronger and trimmer and feel better about yourself! LIFT Plus is a safe, simple, effective strength training program. More
StrongWomen participants in Emporium.
StrongWomen Classes Across PA - News News

StrongWomen Classes Across PA

02/05/2018

The StrongWomen™/Growing Stronger program offered through Penn State Extension is an evidence-based strength training and nutrition program for women and men ages 40 and older. More
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StrongWomen/Growing Stronger: Impacts for 2017 - Articles Articles

StrongWomen/Growing Stronger: Impacts for 2017

Katherine Ann French, Katherine L Cason, PhD, RD, LD

In 2016‐2017, 88 multi‐week class series were offered in 25 counties. More
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Eat Healthy, Stay Active This Winter - News News
Tips to eating well and staying physically active during the winter season. More
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger: Impacts for 2016
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger: Impacts for 2016 - Articles Articles

StrongWomen/Growing Stronger: Impacts for 2016

Katherine L Cason, PhD, RD, LD, Katherine Ann French

For the 2016 program year, over 150 StrongWomen/Growing Stronger classes were offered in 23 counties with 2,091 participants, for participants ranging from 40-86 years (average age 67). More
Pre-Diabetes: Make a Choice
Pre-Diabetes: Make a Choice - News News

Pre-Diabetes: Make a Choice

12/05/2017

Pre-diabetes is a wake-up call to make changes to your lifestyle, to prevent diabetes. Learn if you are at risk and make a choice to a healthier you. More
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Ecotherapy – An Affordable Prescription for Better Health - Articles Articles
Spending time enjoying Mother Nature complements western medical treatment. More
Healthy Eating + Physical Activity: Helping Your Child: Tips for Parents
Healthy Eating + Physical Activity: Helping Your Child: Tips for Parents - Articles Articles
This article provides parents with simple tips to help their children eat healthy. More
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Protein Supplements… Are They for You? - Articles Articles
Protein Supplements...are they for you? More
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How to Get a Better Night's Sleep - News News
Sleep can impact mental and physical health. Tips to get a better night's sleep. More
Support Your Bones with Healthy Habits
Support Your Bones with Healthy Habits - Articles Articles
This publication explains the risks of osteoporosis and the benefits of acting now to protect your bones later in life. More
The Kids' Activity Pyramid
The Kids' Activity Pyramid - Articles Articles
This publication uses illustrations and a light format to encourage kids to get enough exercise, based on the USDA's MyPyramid. More
The Preschool Activity Pyramid
The Preschool Activity Pyramid - Articles Articles
This publication uses illustrations that parents can use to encourage their preschoolers to get enough exercise, based on MyPyramid. More
Both strength and aerobic training are important for overall physical fitness. (Photo credit: Vanessa, Flickr Creative Commons)
Strength vs. Aerobic Training: Which is more important? - Articles Articles

Strength vs. Aerobic Training: Which is more important?

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Both strength and aerobic training are important for optimal physical fitness. Learn how to improve your health in both of these areas. More
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Water, Water Everywhere - Articles Articles

Water, Water Everywhere

Katherine Ann French, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Water is needed in almost every bodily function and by all organs. How much water do I need each day? More
Strength Training
StrongWomen Strength Training Program Offered - News News
Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, and New Cumberland morning strength training classes for men and women. More
Strength and Aerobic Fitness
Strength and Aerobic Fitness - Videos Videos

Strength and Aerobic Fitness

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES

5:22

Strength training or aerobic training: Which is better for my health? Learn why both are important to maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve quality of life. More
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Active Living for You and Your Community - Articles Articles
Active Living is a lifestyle where people are more active because walking is a way of life and a way to get to shopping, restaurants and community events. More
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