Hydration and health

Thanks to group fitness instructor and personal trainer Sharon Steele for sharing her thoughts on hydration below. Why do we need water? To form saliva for digestion To keep mucous membranes moist To allow our body’s cells to grow, reproduce and survive To flush out...

Rock Steady Boxing program awarded grant

We are very grateful to Rappahannock Electric Cooperative for choosing our Rock Steady Boxing program as the recipient of a Power of Change grant! Rock Steady Boxing is a research-based exercise program focused on improving quality of life for individuals living with...

Rock Steady Boxing at PWC

The Rock Steady Boxing exercise program for individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is going strong at PWC! This unique program, created and established as a non profit in 2006, improves the ability of people with PD to live independent lives and has spread...

Presentation summary: peripheral arterial disease

On May 17, representatives from Mountain Spring Podiatry visited for a free presentation on peripheral arterial disease. PAD may affect many people, often without symptoms, so being aware of PAD is beneficial and early detection is key. PAD is characterized by a build...

Zajkowski energy bites

When a member mentioned the delicious energy bites made by personal trainer Bobby Zajkowski, we had to follow up! Thank you to Bobby for sharing this family-tested recipe! Ingredients: 4 cups of oats 1 cup of peanut butter Half cup of honey 1 cup of pumpkin Sprinkle...

Presentation summary: Navigate nutrition at the grocery store

Making your way through the grocery store and selecting healthy choices can be overwhelming. At her March 18 presentation at PWC, Weis Markets dietitian Christina Pelletier (MS, RDN, LDN) demystified the process for attendees, who learned what to watch for in the...