Category: Fit & Healthy

Caring for Caregivers

"I don't know what to do. I love her, but I'm exhausted and frustrated all the time." Being a caregiver to someone you love can be draining physically, mentally and emotionally. It's vital...

A Woman’s Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease accounts for 20% of female deaths....

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

How does The Rocky Horror Picture Show play for audiences outside of the movie theater? Does it play for audiences outside of the theater? By now the original film and the sideshow...

All About Salts

Bath salts can have some very beneficial effects to your health, but where do you start when you want to give them a try?  What are bath salts? Bath salts are pulverized minerals that...

Fit and Healthy on Thanksgiving

We love Thanksgiving.  Gathering with friends and family.  No gifts, just time, love and traditions. And, of course, food. Mountains of food.   We are not here to tell you to watch your diet...

A Silent Predator- A Heart Attack You Didn’t Know You’ve Had

It’s possible to experience a heart attack and not even know it. We’ve all seen those movies, you know the ones, where an actor has a heart attack on screen. They cling...

Fit & Healthy: Pickle Ball

All the rave is pickleball.  I have no idea why but think it might be because the games are fun, do not require training, and can be as competitive as the players...

Fit & Healthy Water Exercise

Easy on the joints and good for all over are water exercise classes. A warm pool in the chilly months feels good and is welcoming to people wanting a fun, effective workout. There...

How to Drink More Water and Avoid Adult Dehydration

We all know we are supposed to stay well-hydrated, but do we know why and how to maintain good hydration? Why is water good for you?  Being hydrated helps regulate temperature and digestion, keeps...

Find Your Perfect Volunteer Match

Transformational. This powerful word describes the impact volunteering can have on your life, along with pursuing the missions of the organizations which receive the  volunteer efforts. And the pandemic actually increased general...

Fit & Healthy: Walking

There is no disagreement that walking is very good for us.  We clear our brains, build our muscles and assist our pulmonary andcardio-vascular systems when we take a brisk stroll. The Toledo area...

Friday Fitness at your Local YMCA

Enhance your fitness and have fun at local YMCA’s on Fridays from July 4 to August 27, 2021. To take advantage of this FREE offering by showing proof of residency at your...





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Suffragette City

  The name Olive A. Colton may not ring a bell, but the League of Women Voters of Toledo-Lucas County are working to change that. On...

Don’t Worry Darling: Style over Substance

Mystery-Thriller “Don’t Worry Darling” is Olivia Wilde’s sophomore outing as a director; she made “Book Smart,” a brilliant coming-of-age buddy comedy film. Florence Pugh...