Fitness in the Parks Returns

Free yoga, Pilates, Zumba®, kickboxing and other fitness classes presented by Independent Health and the YMCA return to 18 outdoor locations throughout Western New York and online as Fitness in the Parks starts its 10th summer season on June 1. In all, more than 500 classes will

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Virtual and Outdoor Events and Resources

Outdoor Activities/Things to Do Visit Rolling Hills Asylum Visit the Botanical Gardens and check their calendar. Botanical Gardens Virtual School Programs. Take a road trip to one of these Epic NYS Waterfalls You Can Drive to In 3 Hours or Less Sign up for a Board &

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Why My Friends and I Joined the JCC

Why My Friends and I Joined the JCC By Annette Pinder   Recently, my friend Nancy suggested that I try a one of the many virtual exercise classes offered by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo (JCC). Nancy’s friend, Enid, had told her about the classes

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Nearly 60% of American Children Lack Healthy Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Nearly 60% of American children do not have healthy cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), a key measure of physical fitness and overall health, according to “Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Youth – An Important Marker of Health,” a new Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation.

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