Fitness & Wellness Blog

Meditation Boosts WELLNESS

Meditation Boosts WELLNESS-quieting the mind & practicing presence carries innumerable benefits. MINDFULNESS mediation- may play a role in preventing depression relapse and in managing chronic pain. MEDITATION changes yours brain. Long-term mediators have more gyrification (folding) in the cortical brain than people who don’t meditate. The extra folds may help regulate distractions and improve cognitive […]

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Exercise Boosts function in Mature Adults

Exercise Boosts Function in Mature Adults In 2030 the older population will be twice as large as it was in 2000. Growing from 35 million to 72 million representing nearly 20% of the total US population, according to government projections…. Research continues to support PHYSICAL ACTIVITY as a way of staying healthy and functional in […]

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Aqua Fitness Classes start at Blackridge Swim Club!

We are offering Aqua Fitness classes starting June 18th for an intro session of 5-weeks. Tuesdays-8-9am Satrudays – 10-11am Prices and details on our Balckridge link on our web-site. Blackridge details/forms www.mkfitness4life.com limited space register early!  

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Joining with Blackridge Civic Association- starting with Summer Nights Salsa Lessons

Fitness for Life is proud to join BCA to offer fitness programs for your community. We are starting with Summer Nights Salsa lessons with “Bring your own” Wine & Cheese party after. Aqaua Fitness classes starting June 18th Blackridge classes details/forms Adding Aqua classes, senior classes, children’s and teen programs. 1200 Beulah Road• Pittsburgh PA•15235 […]

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Outdoor Fitness Training/ Aqua Fitness

Our Outdoor group class has been cancelled BUT… Outdoor training and Aqua/water fitness training in full swing! You can train one on one or in small group training up to 4 people-individual attention-less cost. Get outdoors while you can-it was a long winter. Have some fun, smile and be CHALLENGED to your fitness level. Contact […]

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Chronic Pain

CHRONIC PAIN… in numbers! Many of us are in pain. What are we doing about it? Chronic pain-pain that has lasted more than 3 months-is epidemic worldwide. 1.5 billion are feeling its effects. Here are some stats and facts about how chronic pain affects our lives…according to the Institute of Medicine, more than 116 million […]

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Belly Dancing Shimmies into the Suburbs!

  Belly Dancing has come to the West Hills for the first time! Drive down Steubenville Pike in Imperial and you might just hear the jingle of coin skirts shaking to Egyptian music and laughter as women of all ages, shapes and sizes move the music that ranges from a powerful tribal beat to a […]

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