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  • Breast Cancer Awareness

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on September 30, 2016 | Share

    It’s officially October, and that marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 1 in 8 US women develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. That’s a scary number for sure, but what can be done about it? Prevention is key with breast cancer, and it’s imperative to be aware of your health status. The following three steps…

  • Make It A Better Breakfast

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on September 01, 2016 | Share

    September marks the beginning of autumn, but it’s also Better Breakfast Month. While we all know that breakfast is important, it can still be easy to skip on a busy day, or to indulge in fast food en route to work. So, how do we improve breakfast and restore its nutritional powers? (Because after all, that bagel slathered with cream…

  • Q&A With Registered Dietitian Emily Ludwig

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on July 07, 2016 | Share

    Registered Dietitian Emily Ludwig has been with the J since February. In that time, she’s started a series of interactive discussions on popular health topics, and built a client-base of individuals all with their own set of goals. Emily gets asked a lot of questions about health, food, and what she does. We’re glad that she’s such a popular…

  • 6 Ways Biking Can Improve Your Day

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on May 12, 2016 | Share

    May is National Bike Month, which is fitting, since summer is upon us! That means longer days, more time outside, and generally speaking: more activity. Cycling has exploded as a trend in recent years, with many cities improving and adopting bike lanes, and bike stores popping up all over. The diversity of the cycling scene isn’t to be missed….

  • 5 Reasons for Girls & Women to Play Sports

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on February 29, 2016 | Share

    March 8 is International Women’s Day, and while celebrating strong, healthy women is part of what we do daily, we’re very excited for this holiday. When you see young girls and women achieving goals through sport, the historical context of women being expected to be frail and submissive gets turned on its head. The benefits of sports are no…