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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LIFT is an in-person and group-based strength-training program for older, sedentary adults.
Join Penn State Extension in a FREE virtual walking program exploring the counties of PA. Walking will be reported April 2nd - May 27th
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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.
By 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.
By Katherine Ann French, Katherine L Cason, PhD, RD, LD
In 2016‐2017, 88 multi‐week class series were offered in 25 counties.
Tips to eating well and staying physically active during the winter season.
By 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).
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.
By Robin Kuleck, RN, MSEd
Spending time enjoying Mother Nature complements western medical treatment.
This article provides parents with simple tips to help their children eat healthy.
Protein Supplements...are they for you?
Sleep can impact mental and physical health. Tips to get a better night's sleep.