Better Balance for Life

Posted by Pattie Beans-Clark on 7/20/17 7:45 AM

BETTER BALANCE FOR LIFE

Remember when we were kids, when jumping, twirling, climbing were done with ease and were a natural part of every day living? So what happened between then and now?

One answer may be that our balance systems have become diminished as a natural consequence of aging. What are these systems (there are three of them) and how can we work to improve them for better balance for life?

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Topics: Active aging, better balance

Tips for Staying Active While You Age

Posted by Pattie Beans-Clark on 7/17/17 9:24 AM

Exercise regularly will improve your quality of life.

Life is good. We have so much to live for - playing a game of tag with our grandkids and picking them up high overhead, adventure travel where those steep ancient steps can be handled with ease, a friendly game of pickleball that doesn’t leave you breathless. So why let age become a barrier? Despite our aching joints (or maybe because of them), adding a healthy dose of fitness can go a long way to improving the quality of our lives.

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Topics: Active aging, seniior fitness

Summertime Skin at Cornerstone

Posted by Trang Calafati on 7/6/17 3:27 PM

Keep you skin safe this summer at cornerstone

Summer can be a hazardous time for our skin. Excessive sun exposure (skin dehydration, pigmentation, prickly heat, sunburn) followed by dry, hot winds and excessive office air conditioning can easily damage delicate cells, aggravate the skin and cause premature aging. Here are a few key tips from our Cornerstone Skin Care therapists for excellent summertime skin.

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Topics: Summertime Skin at Cornerstone

Massage for Seniors in Bucks County, PA

Posted by Melinda Drellich on 6/29/17 8:15 AM

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Cornerstone Clubs provides many different types of therapeutic massage. Of all of our guests, the senior population is one of our favorites. This group gives us the opportunity to really see a difference in how they feel, both physically and mentally, following a massage.

Many seniors today are dealing with arthritis, high blood pressure, edema, and stress. Trouble sleeping, depression, loneliness, dependency on OTC medications and touch deprivation are other issues that seniors may struggle with.

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Topics: massage, massage therapy, massage specials, Senior Massage

Best Fitness Classes in Bucks County - MOSSA at Cornerstone

Posted by Teresa Whitcomb on 6/22/17 8:02 AM

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If you’ve spent anytime perusing our classes schedule, you’ve probably noticed many references to something called MOSSA™. So, what is MOSSA? MOSSA is Italian for MOVE! 

Mossa Fitness Programs at Cornerstone ClubsMOSSA is the most respected developer of professional, high quality, enjoyable group fitness workouts in the health club industry today. MOSSA’s mission is simple. Their goal is to INSPIRE PEOPLE TO MOVE. At Cornerstone, we were so impressed by MOSSA’s programs (and the fact that their mission aligns so closely with our own), that we decided to offer four of them to our members. In Doylestown and New Hope, we offer Group Power®, Group Fight® and Group Blast®. In Warrington, we offer Group Active®.  New versions of each program, called releases, are launched quarterly so the workouts stay fresh, fun and engaging. 

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Topics: group fitness

6 Tips for Staying on Track During Vacation

Posted by Morgan Kingsbauer on 6/15/17 8:20 AM

Family hikes on vacation help keep you on your exercise track.Exercising and eating healthy is hard enough to do when you’re home on a normal schedule. Throw a family vacation into the mix and things instantly get more challenging! However it doesn’t have to be this way!

Staying on track during vacation is much easier than you think. It shouldn’t be an added stressor, because let’s be honest, packing and planning a vacation is stressful enough! It should fit seamlessly into your vacation without taking time away from fun, friends and family. Today I’m going to share with you my 6 tips to stay on track during vacation!

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Topics: Fitness on Vacation