Join LVHN’s Free Female Runners’ Clinic at Bethlehem’s Aardvark Sport Shop Next Tuesday (July 28)

RunnerblogLehigh Valley Health Network will present a free runner’s clinic for women at the Aardvark Sport Shop in Bethlehem on Tuesday, July 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There you can:

  • Attend educational sessions led by female physical therapists, exercise physiologists and expert trainers
  • Get footwear and sports bra evaluations
  • Receive injury screenings
  • Learn helpful training tips

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Join LVHN in Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary

ADA_25thAnniversary_DailyImagine a life where basic activities like bathing, eating, talking on the phone or taking a bus to work are fraught with challenges. That’s reality for more people than you may realize – and someday it could even be you or someone you love facing those challenges.

Nearly one in five Americans currently has a disability (according to the U.S. Census bureau), and more than one in four 20-year-olds will develop a disability before they retire. Recognizing this prevalence and the challenges of living with a physical or mental disability, President George H.W. Bush signed The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990. This landmark legislation, which prevents discrimination against people with disabilities, marks its 25th anniversary Sunday. Read More »

Walk the Saucon Rail Trail This Saturday

Saucon-Rail-Trail5-350Get some healthy outdoor exercise and explore local railroad history during an easy 2-mile walk along Center Valley’s Saucon Rail Trail at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 25. The walk is the latest event offered through Get Out! Lehigh Valley, a healthy outdoor activity program developed by Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Wildlands Conservancy. Offered throughout the year, the program’s events – led by a naturalist – allow you to explore a variety of area parks, trails, gardens and rivers. At the same time, you’ll reap a number of physical and mental health benefits, including: Read More »

Learn About Hip Pain at Upcoming Orthopedic Info Night

LVHN-Tilghman-Location-PageHip pain can really slow you down. But it doesn’t need to. There are ways to correct the underlying problem, eliminate the pain and get you back on the move – feeling much more comfortable.

Learn about the options at a free Orthopedic Info Night at Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Center for Orthopedic Medicine-Tilghman. Read More »

‘First Strides’® Helps Women Get in the Fitness Groove

RunnersWomen from all walks of life and all fitness levels are coming together at a park near you. In late July, a team of fitness mentors will gather to host First Strides® – a 12-week workshop that provides motivation and education to help women move from the couch to the walking, jogging or running trail – all at a pace that’s right for you. Read More »