Thursday, March 14, 2013
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer your questions about exercise and nutrition n the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking about getting in shape. Patch wants to help you get all of your fitness questions answered, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts:
Monday, March 11, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can talk exercise and nutrition this week.
We want to help you find answers to your questions fitness this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you're a local expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, March 14. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to be our expert?
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Looking to tackle those New Year's 2013 resolutions? Here are some places in the area to help you out.
If you're a New Year's resolution-maker, that means it's time to jump on a plan to keep those commitments in 2013, whether you're looking to better a trait, take up a hobby, or hit the gym to get in shape. Patch can help with that one. Patch has a list of area gyms and fitness centers you can check out to find the best one for you and your resolutions. If you're already a fitness fan and keeping to a work-out habit, which places do you recommend?
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Patch shares letters from principals in the Parkway School district to the community.
By Dr. Kim Brandon, Principal Parkway Northeast Middle School “Physical fitness is essential to health in people of all ages. Children who are physically active will have stronger muscles and bones and are less likely to become overweight than kids who have a more sedentary lifestyle.” (http://www.livestrong.com/article/344565-why-is-rest-exercise-important-for-children/#ixzz1tSLRqOat) Life, today, is very different than when I was growing up. My brother and I used to ride our bikes to our friends’ houses and play outside until it was dark. Today, with all the instances of child abductions, it is understandable why parents are less inclined to allow their children out of their sight. Television didn’t offer much more than three basic …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Creve Coeur Patch takes a cold, hard look at the data on obesity and what it can mean for your health. Plus, we provide tips for boosting your fitness factor.
Every year, people make a New Year's resolution to lose weight. It's no wonder, considering statistics show that more than half of all Americans are considered overweight or obese. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows Missourians are collectively getting fatter each year. The facts The voice of experience St. Louis County resident Sandy York said she lost 50 pounds over two years, going from 198 to 146. “I know it sounds trite, but I just exercised and watched what I ate,” York said. “I found out after the fact that stairs are not only good cardio, but will also help stabilize your core, leading to a flatter stomach.” York said she occasionally does push-ups and sit-ups on a stability ball, and she tries to…
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Richard leaves competition behind at cyclocross
Gina Richard's life has seen some trying times. About a decade ago, her divorce was becoming final. Her stress level was high. Her weight was up as well. She stopped getting on the scale when she hit 180. Faced with a pile of problems, she decided to do something anyone might in her place. She went for a walk to clear her head. That modest circuit around the block reduced her stress level. It wasn't long before her strolls lengthened to encompass her neighborhood and eventually, the local park. Finally, bored with walking, she tried running. The transition wasn't exactly seamless. "At first it was little bits at a time," recalled Richard, a nurse at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in Creve Coeur for the past two years. "I couldn't run …