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Staying Motivated

How Exercising with Others Keeps you Moving WORDS BY JENNIFER BROWN Getting motivated can be the hardest part of developing a workout routine, but thanks to a push for group workouts, it’s never been easier to get off the couch. “When you’re...
In last month's issue of Harrisburg Magazine, I shared my first experience seeing a counselor, airing my experience with Psychologist Jeffrey Verrecchio of Inspired Counseling Solutions. Since my first session, I have had time to employ some of the tools...

Back to School Nutrition

Words by Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT Summer is winding down and back to school season is upon us. There's a lot to do to prepare for the upcoming school year -- buy new clothes, stock up on supplies,...

Sleep & Appetite

Words by Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT Have you ever noticed that you are hungrier when you haven’t slept well? Or that you crave junk food when you’re tired? This is because the amount of sleep you get has...
Pictured above: Dr. Erik Chotiner Driving down Linglestown Road, a passing motorist might never appreciate the innovation that has occurred within the walls at Memorial Eye Institute here in Harrisburg. But anyone who has had their vision restored here (which...
  Hiking, biking and sports are a great way to enjoy summer, but if you are not well-protected, these activities can be dangerous for your teeth. Taking a few extra steps to protect your mouth and your smile will eliminate...

Saying Yes to Yoga

WORDS BY JILL GLEESON Yoga isn’t a certified craze in the United States now, it’s darn close. According to a survey conducted last year by Yoga Alliance and Yoga Journal, the number of Americans practicing yoga has grown from 20.4...
For too long Americans have separated mental health from overall well being in ourselves and others. According to a 2016 Mental Health America study, 57 percent of adults who have or experience mental health issues do not receive treatment....
Nestled into Northwest Massachusetts, Concord is a quaint town, rich in history and literature. Located in Middlesex County, Concord was settled in 1635, making it the 14th oldest city in Massachusetts – relatively new by their standards. To compare,...
By Bentz Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT Strength-training is a key component to overall fitness. But what is the best age to start adding it to an exercise program? How young is too young? Does it stunt growth? It is important to...