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WFMZ-TV 69 News on-air personality Melanie Falcon hopes to teach people in our community about heart health. It’s why she shared her personal story about how she recovered from a life-threatening heart condition in the May-June 2013 issue of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Healthy You magazine.
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New this year is a 5K run that begins and ends at the ArtsQuest Center at Steelstacks in Bethlehem, Pa., on Saturday, Sept. 7, the day before the marathon, half-marathon and relay races. The Kids Race will be held immediately after the 5K.
Registration is still open, so sign-up today.
If you join the Healthy You Fitness Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, you might benefit from something called a functional movement screen (displayed here by David St. Hill of Allentown).
It’s a series of seven tests that measure your movement patterns.
“It can tell you whether you’re at risk for injury with a certain exercise,” says sports performance specialist Rob Fatz, who is certified in functional movement screening.
Using the results, Fatz can design an exercise program that helps you achieve the best results. The screens also can measure improvements as you continue your regular fitness regimen.
There’s a seemingly endless supply of reasons to celebrate and over indulge in tasty treats, whether it’s a birthday, holiday or some other kind of party. But all of these celebrations can really tempt those of us trying to stay true to our diets and eat healthy.
Lehigh Valley Health Network dietitian Susan O’Donnell offers this advice: “If you make an effort to stay on track and live healthy for 90 percent of the time, that other 10 percent of the time, at holidays and parties, it is OK to have some cake and eat a little extra.”
O’Donnell also says that if you are only on track for 10 percent of the time, overeating during festivities ends up being a much bigger deal.
So, in celebration of Fasnacht Day (otherwise known as Fat Tuesday), eat that doughnut guilt free, but try to balance it with a salad for dinner.