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American Heart Month, Remember to Love Yourself

by Allyson Mitidieri, Katz JCC Nutritionist February is American Heart Month. This month is meant to serve as a reminder for all that a healthy lifestyle and healthy eating choices will help lower heart disease risk. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in…

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From Competitor to Coach, the Swim Team Helps You Grow

by Jared Kaufman, Katz JCC Aquatics Director The Katz JCC Sharks Swim Team has been a main staple of the Health & Wellness Aquatics program and dates back over 20 years to the old JCC building on Rt.70. In that time, the Sharks have become a competitive and recreational program…

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Are you a Resolutioner?

By Gene Bonetti, Health & Wellness Center Director It’s that time of year again – the time of year when people who have not visited the gym for some time, look in the mirror after the holiday season and say, “I really need to get back to the gym”.  Working…

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Pennies for Points: Philanthropic Sportsmanship

by Bryan Lentine, Katz JCC Sports & Leagues Coordinator On November 28, I took a shift at our staff table for #GivingTuesday, a worldwide day of charitable giving.  I sat at the table for an hour, collecting donations from members and letting them know that their donations were going to good causes. …

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Jr. Maccabi - Trust Our Process

by Bill Christy, Sports & Leagues Program Coordinator The weather is getting colder and that means the action in the Katz JCC Gymnasium is about to start heating up! The 2017-2018 Junior Maccabi Basketball season is just around the corner.   Registration has opened and we are looking forward to…

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Maccabi Games

By Ken and Drew Hoffman, JCC Members/Team South Jersey Coach and Athlete There have been many father-son duos in sports over the years.  Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr., Cecil and Prince Fielder, Gordie and Mark Howe, to name a few.  But no father-son duo has accomplished more than…

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Rock Steady Boxing Comes to the J

by Melanie Montana, JCC Health and Wellness Staff & Certified Rock Steady Boxing Instructor The Rock Steady Boxing (RSB) program is an inspired vision of hope and determination. Participants empower each other as they collectively fight back against Parkinson’s.  The goal of this innovative, non-contact workout is to dramatically improve…

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Mindfulness: An Ancient Understanding Desperately Needed Today

By Cory Moloff, JCC Health & Wellness Staff Member In the western world, society places a great deal of importance on what you accomplish and achieve. Our history books are filled with glorified tales of what revered heroes have done with their lives. In these books, you would never read…

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Welcome to the Richard M. Klein Center for Wellness

By Jayne Miller-Morgan, JCC Fitness Assistant Director, Group Exercise Coordinator It all started in the Spring of 2016, when I attended the National Cancer Exercise Training Institute to become an Advanced Cancer Exercise Specialist.  We discovered that no one in our community was offering this type of program for this…

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Take Advantage of Seasonal Produce

Allyson Mitidieri, JCC Registered Dietitian Nutritionist The transition from spring to summer is my favorite time of year. Fresh color and new warmth tends to raise our spirits. So many great things happen at this time of year in South Jersey, from spending time on our back porches in the…

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