Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Our weekly contest offers readers the opportunity to win a gift card.
Beach weather is coming: and soon, the bathing suits will be coming out. But even if it were the middle of winter, we know there are still countless Patch readers who make physical fitness a part of their routine. So, with that in mind, our photo contest topic this week is "fitness." Whether you're a fitness guru, a local gym owner or simply someone who likes to exercise, we want to see your photos. Upload a photo of a fitness activity, and you'll have a chance to win a $25 gift card. We’ll take submissions until 5 p.m. May 27. The winner, chosen by Patch editors, will be announced on May 28. The prize? A $25 gift card. We know it can be hard to choose just one, so you may enter as many photos as you'd like. If you like a particular photo…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Lose weight, get healthy, and win money.
It's on! The Winning Wellness Challenge is back in Northborough for 2013. This is for people who: This 12-week program starts on Jan. 16 and runs through April 10, taking place from 6-7:30 p.m. each Wednesday in the Algonquin High School cafeteria. You must be 18 or older to sign up, and the fee is $60 per person. Formerly called the "Biggest Loser/Winning Fitness," this program has been "revamped to be even more fun and effective." Each weekly session will include: Cash prizes total $1,000. REGISTRATION INFO: Registration for this program is being managed by Northborough Recreation. Here are your options for registration:
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
The day after New Year's Day is the day most step on the scale, and step on to a treadmill...and start to cut down on food. But for many, Monday was a holiday. Today marks the big "back into health gear" for lots of folks. Here are some tips.
Flip on the TV, and every other commercial touts the newest and best weight loss programs and strategies. Facebook statuses, too, are all about getting healthy and shedding weight for 2012. Forbes Magazine reported that 44 percent of people make resolutions. It's nothing new. Cliche even. The first week of January is statistically the biggest week for people to eat healthy, and hit the gym. Whether it lasts, well, that's another story. Northborough Patch talked with Char Willingham, health, wellness and fitness professional, CEO and founder of Shake Fitness and IncOwner Operate of Shake Dance & Fitness Studio about the New Year healthkick phenomenon, and how to keep it all year. "Inevitably, the start of a new year has everyone resolving …
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Escape for an evening and learn how to leave your aches and pains behind for good.
Each week, we'll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break from the stress of the work-week and your everyday lives. This week, escape on Friday night, March 25, from 6-9 p.m. for a fun and informative evening of mini treatments, fitness consultations and more at Acupuncture Connections and The Core Connection. Both at 290 West Main St., Acupuncture Connections and The Core Connection have teamed up for this open house to show you ways to get your body back. Acupuncture reduces many common physical symptoms, from back pain and injuries to allergies and headaches and everything in-between. The Core Connection offers pilates classes to help strengthen your core muscles and stretch your outer muscles. You'll be strong …