Becoming a Lifeguard at 70

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If you had told me twenty years ago that I would be a lifeguard in retirement, I would have been at the least puzzled.  But 20 years ago, I had arrived at a new Lutheran (ELCA) parish in Souderton, Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001.  I would have been pretty preoccupied. 20 years later we were […]

PALs for Life — Support for the Breast Cancer Survivor During a Global Pandemic

The PALs for Life Program turns nine years strong this coming winter, having helped countless women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer since its inception in 2013. PALs stands for Physical Activity and Lymphedema Study which is a protocol exercise program that is backed by research from the University of Pennsylvania and shown to […]

Pain After a Workout: Some Myths of Fitness that Will Surprise You, Part 1

We are all thrilled to see that Covid restrictions are easing around the country and we are getting back some of the normalcy we so dearly missed. Now that our gyms are open and fully operational, why not have a refresher about all the information (some useful and some not so useful) that we learned […]