Wendy Riedel is the Online Marketing Manager for the PJCC.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Everyone is wearing pink to bring attention to a disease that will touch over 280,000 women per year in the US alone. Odds are high that everyone knows at least one person effected by breast cancer. While fighting and beating cancer is the main goal when one is diagnosed, there is […]
Hank Greenberg With the month of October comes the annual race for the pennant. It often coincides with the Jewish New Year and Yom Kippur. Through the history of baseball Jewish players who find themselves lucky enough to make it to the playoffs have had to make difficult choices between their religious values and their […]
Don’t know what to do with all of those delicious summer tomatoes? You probably have some day old bread around too. Try this delicious Panzanella Salad. It is the perfect dish for any summer meal! Panzanella Salad Serves 8 | Hands-On Time: 25 m | Total Time: 25 m Ingredients 5 cups 1-inch bread cubes 1/2 […]
by Christopher Nash, PJCC Personal Trainer Kevin, a fit software engineer, wanted to pursue cardio training. However, the 50-year old was concerned that running would be hard on his already-bad knees, the collateral damage of a 30-year love for soccer. He had also had a hip replaced the previous year. When Kevin asked me
Get those lean, mean arms the way Navy Seals do, using TRX. Presented by PJCC Personal Trainer, Cynthia Newman. Check out the PJCC website for information on TRX classes!
Summertime barbeques, Superbowl parties, and taco tuesdays are all great excuses to serve some guacamole. But, lets face it, we’ve all struggled with a little guilt over how many calories we are consuming chip by chip. This Edamame “Guacamole” recipe is about half the calories of avocado guacamole and is higher in protein too. Delicious and […]
These days our pets have it pretty good. They have their own restaurants, beauty parlors, play dates, and hotels! But as much time as we devote to them, sometimes we don’t put enough thought into their food choices. We think we are showing love for them by letting them eat certain human foods when many of […]
Compliment Your Fitness Routine With Online Apps The marriage between technology and fitness isn’t new. Professional athletes have been using computer programs and data for decades to get into the best physical shape for their particular sport. It is only in the last decade or so that the rest of the population has been able to […]
Utilizing a BOSU helps to engage a number of muscles that might get overlooked in a normal workout. Standing on the BOSU requires balance which works your core. Add in the squats to work your upper legs while giving your core a good workout. This fitness tip is presented by PJCC Personal Trainer Cynthia Newman. […]
Whether you are a competitive runner or you are just trying to get your buns in shape, personal trainer April Montgomery shows us a move we can all do to work on our glutes and hamstrings. April is a competitive runner and specializes in track and field training at the PJCC. Video by Teddi Kalb.