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11.16.2017
Don't Let Your Bladder Be the One In Charge

Urinary incontinence and pelvic discomfort can be an embarrassing and difficult health problem for women. At least 25% of American women report urinary leakage or pelvic discomfort, according to the National Association for Continence. These issues ...

09.29.2017
Fall Prevention: How To Prevent Falls (And What To Do In Case Of A Fall)

One of every four Americans over the age of 65 falls every year, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Additionally, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. The 10 th annual Falls Prevention ...

06.23.2017
Richard Witthaus: Fighting Back from Heart Attack

At 48 years old, Richard Witthaus knew that he’d put on some weight but, other than that, he considered himself fairly healthy. He didn’t smoke, enjoyed the vigorous pursuit of bow hunting, worked hard, and enjoyed life. One evening, ...

06.13.2017
5 Tips for Beating the Summer Heat

Ah, childhood summers—where the days never seemed to end and we’d spend them playing outside with our friends from sunup to sundown. Although our parents may have urged us to stay hydrated, chances are we weren’t too concerned about ...

06.06.2017
A Lifetime of Fitness Has Paid Off For Tom and Norma Day

Sixteen years ago, Norma and Tom Day decided it was time to be more active, so they dedicated themselves to working out on a regular basis. Today, Norma is 96 and Tom is 92. They still never miss a workout. Three times a week, they clear their ...

05.15.2017
Camp YesUCan

Camp YesUCan is a day camp for children, 7-11 years of age, who have chronic asthma. Campers learn about their asthma while participating in recreational activities. Topics include: Understanding how asthma affects them Learning how to manage asthma ...

05.12.2017
National Women's Health Week Aims to Make Health a Priority for All Women

We all want to be healthy, but sometimes it can be hard to know where to start, or it might even feel like it’s too late. This month, from May 14 to May 20, Frederick Regional Health System is proud to support National Women’s Health ...

04.19.2017
5 Reasons to Practice Prenatal Yoga

Research shows that the practice of yoga increases strength, flexibility, balance, vitality, energy, and improves overall physical and mental awareness. Research also shows a decrease in blood pressure, blood sugar, heart rate, and overall injury ...

04.05.2017
Yoga Myth Busters

For a beginner, the idea of starting a yoga practice can be overwhelming. Sometimes the idea of the unknown can keep someone from jumping in and starting something new and exciting. Don’t let common myths about yoga stop you from experiencing ...

02.10.2017
Meet Your Yoga Instructors from ProMotion Fitness+

Finding the right yoga instructor is an important part of your yoga practice. Each instructor is different and brings a unique approach to their classes, creating a sacred space for you to explore what your mind and body have to offer. Finding the ...

02.02.2017
Open Your Heart with Yoga This February

Yoga is considered a total mind-body workout; combining stretching and strengthening poses with meditation, deep breathing, and relaxation. Aside from the physical benefits, yoga also helps a person manage stress, which is known to have devastating ...

12.20.2016
Give the Gift of Relaxation - Yoga at ProMotion Fitness+

Yoga is a combination of poses and postures designed to increase strength and flexibility. Research shows that by participating in a consistent yoga practice, one gains not only increased flexibility, strength, balance, vitality, and energy but also ...