Indoor cycling is a great way to get into shape and feel good about yourself. This low-impact, effective workout is excellent for anyone who wants to reach their fitness goals in an energized and motivating environment. You can boost your stamina, reach your fitness goals, and have fun with indoor cycling! How Does Indoor Cycling … Continue reading “Get Fit with Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center’s Indoor Cycling Classes”
Joining a wellness center offers a variety of benefits, from improved physical health to mental clarity and increased social connections. But if you’re not sure how to get started with a wellness center, don’t worry! Here are some tips for starting your journey into better overall health.
A gym and a wellness center can provide physical activities, but the primary goal of each facility is different. Other differences between these two facilities may include the amenities and other services, such as personal training, massages, and nutrition services. Purpose of a Gym vs. a Wellness Center A gym typically focuses on working out … Continue reading “Difference Between a Gym and A Wellness Center”
When exercising outdoors in hot weather, it’s essential to take some precautions to make sure you stay safe and healthy. Excessive heat can strain your body’s cooling system by preventing sweat from evaporating quickly enough. This can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion, or, even worse, heat stroke.
When the temperatures start to rise, and summer’s heat sets in, it can be difficult to stay motivated when it comes to working out. Summer heat doesn’t have to be a challenge when it comes to hiking, jogging, or playing outdoor sports, but you need to be cautious of the dangers of heat illnesses that … Continue reading “Tips for Working Out in Summer Heat”
It’s something we all ask ourselves, but it can be difficult to know for sure. Exercise is an important part of any healthy lifestyle, and there are plenty of recommended guidelines from leading health organizations to help people stay fit and healthy. But what does that mean for you? How much exercise do you need … Continue reading “Am I Getting Enough Exercise?”
If you’re like most people, you want to be healthy and fit but don’t know how to get there with your hectic schedule. The good news is that it’s totally possible! Here are a few tips on how you can make time for exercise even when life gets busy: Keep Your Workout Clothes on Hand … Continue reading “How do You Work out With Your Hectic Schedule?”
In addition to exercise, establishing healthy eating habits is an important part of a successful weight loss journey. At Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, we’ve put together our top healthy eating tips to help you on your journey.
There are many exercises that can help improve heart health. However, before starting any type of exercise program, it is important to talk to your doctor first. This is especially true if you have any underlying health conditions or concerns. At Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, we offer a variety of exercise programs to help … Continue reading “Exercises to Strengthen Heart Health”
With so many gyms and fitness centers out there, it can be hard to know how to choose the right one for you. Do you want a gym with a lot of bells and whistles, or something more low-key? Should you sign up for a gym that’s close to your home or work, or is … Continue reading “How to Choose the Right Gym for You”
For seniors looking to improve their mobility and boost their health, consider working with a personal trainer! At Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, our personal trainers can help you feel strong and confident while enjoying the activities you love! There are many benefits of working with a personal trainer, including: Build Confidence and Gain Motivation … Continue reading “Benefits of Personal Trainers for Seniors”
Staying active is important at any age, but as we age, our requirements for exercise and nutrition change. Research has shown that regular exercise is crucial for seniors, and more seniors are choosing an active lifestyle over a sedentary lifestyle.
Sound can be a powerful way of healing the body. While this may sound like a new-age type concept, this technique of healing the body through sound is thousands of years old and is deeply rooted in various cultures worldwide. What is the Purpose of a Sound Bath? During a sound bath, you begin in … Continue reading “What is a Sound Bath and What Does it Do?”
Group exercise is a great way to get motivated and stay active. At Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, we offer a variety of group exercise classes to meet your fitness needs. Whether you are just starting on your wellness journey or would like to change up your routine, we have the classes for you!
Whether you want to get into better shape or change up your current routine, you may be considering group classes or personal training to take your fitness to the next level. You may be wondering which one is best for your fitness goals. At Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, we’ve put together a guide on … Continue reading “Should I do Group Classes or Personal Training?”
Whether you are just starting out in your fitness journey or you want to reach new fitness goals, you may be considering hiring a personal trainer who can assist you in reaching your goals and improving your fitness level. A personal trainer is worth the investment because they can help you set and reach obtainable … Continue reading “Why is a Personal Trainer Worth it?”
Boosting and building immunity will continue to play an important role in our lives as we strive to keep our health in tip top shape and head into the colder weather. What is immunity exactly, you ask? Your immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs. Together they help the body fight infections … Continue reading “Building Immunity Through Every Season”
In spirit of making the best out of a situation none of us ever foresaw, we asked our team members which face masks they liked the most and why. There’s no doubt that we must embrace the reality and seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, but hey, who says we can’t do it in style? … Continue reading “Team Picks: 5 Face Masks We’re Loving”
With recommendations to stay home and continue to social distance ourselves to prevent the spread of COVID-19, you may be finding it difficult to stick to your wellness goals or remain in a healthy mindset. At Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, we understand the challenges of being at home more and have put together some … Continue reading “Tips for Wellness and Mindset While Staying Home”
By Kristin Emery The arrival of spring 2020 is just a few weeks away and that may prompt you to take stock of your New Year’s fitness resolutions. If you’ve fallen off the wagon recently or never got it going, you may find some inspiration if you look around at many members of the Wilfred … Continue reading “Going The Distance: Member In Their 90s Credit Wellness Center With Keeping Them Fit”
Your heart is one of the most vital organs keeping you alive, beating about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime. Focusing on heart health now can help you lead a happier and healthier life down the road. With small, positive lifestyle changes, you can work to avoid or even slow-down heart-related problems. By becoming … Continue reading “Go Red, Get Fit”
Fitness goals are an essential part of your wellness journey. By setting goals, you are better able to hold yourself accountable, show yourself what you are capable of, and can also help you push through the more difficult moments to make a longer-lasting change. At Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, we want to see you … Continue reading “The Importance of Setting Realistic Fitness Goals for the New Year”
With the New Year upon us, we would like to take the time to share with you our reflections from this year. The Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center had a fantastic year, and it was all made possible by those who support us and the hard work of our amazing team! From pool renovations to … Continue reading “A Year of Reflection at Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center”
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays on its way, it can be easy to get overwhelmed with all the obligations that the season brings, so it is important to remember to take the time out of your day for self-care.
Beginning October 1st and through October 31st is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month serves to raise awareness about breast cancer and provide education on early detection. Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women and affects more than 245,000 women every year in the United States.
Join us to celebrate National Yoga Month at one of our many classed being offered. Evening and weekend yoga classes are free to the community and the public in September. Offer excludes workshops. Class Name: Back in Action: Yoga for Back Pain – Thursday, September 5 – 6:15-7: 15 PM Member: $15 / Non-Member: $20 … Continue reading “September – National Yoga Month”
WHS Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, Washington PA’s premier fitness center, is undergoing a large renovation to improve their pool facilities and continue to provide the community with a place they can improve their health and wellness.
Getting to the gym can be half the battle. Finding the time, prioritizing your wellness above other important life matters and the sheer lack of desire for physical activity at times can be major challenges (and let’s face it, excuses) that prevent us from taking the highly necessary “us” time that we need.
Yoga is a relaxing and adaptable exercise that works for a variety of different people. This type of exercise is versatile and can accommodate people with a range of physical ability and needs. For those who are older and would like to try yoga but worry they won’t be able to complete the poses, rest … Continue reading “Benefits of Yoga for Seniors”
Magazines, television, and radio ads are filled with promises of quick and easy weight loss with the latest fad diet. These fads change every year with popular ones being the ketogenic diet, the paleo diet, and whole 30. You see these diets with the promise of easy weight loss, but you may be wondering, do … Continue reading “Are Diets Safe?”
Before beginning any type of new diet, it is essential to understand how they work and what the benefits are to following it. If you’ve researched the different diets out there, you have likely come across the raw food diet. At the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, we’ve put together some information on this diet … Continue reading “What to Know About Raw Food Diets”
Your gym bag holds all type of necessary items, from a change of clothes to deodorant and all the other gym worthy accessories in between. At the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness and Fitness Center in Washington, we are dedicated to providing you with a great workout experience.
With the new year well under way, many of us may be working on our new year’s resolution of getting into better shape, or you may be wondering where to start on your fitness journey. The key to success is consistency, which is why it is essential to create a fitness plan that fits into … Continue reading “Creating a Realistic Fitness Program”
When trying to lose weight, you have probably thought a lot about what you eat while trying to strike a balance between veggies, carbs, fruits, and protein. But did you know that when you eat is just as important as what you eat? By eating your meals at the right time each day, you can … Continue reading “The Best Time to Eat Your Meals “
The bitter cold and snowy conditions of winter can make getting enough exercise difficult even for the most active kid. As we all know, exercise has many health benefits, so it’s important for kids to remain active throughout the winter.
Exercise can provide you with many great benefits, both during the day and at night. With regular exercise, like fitness classes, you can not only improve your overall health, but you can also improve your sleep.
With the new year approaching, it is time to start thinking about your New Year’s resolutions and how you plan to achieve them. Whether you overindulged at holiday parties and family meals or a fresh start has inspired you to change your habits, it is essential to have a plan for making these changes to … Continue reading “5 Tips to Make Your New Year Fitness Goals Happen”