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”