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Beyond Senior Fitness Classes – What Motivates You to Stay Active As You Age?

Active Seniors with kids arms in the airOur oldest Cornerstone members (seniors) and youngest (summer campers) participate in our Young & Young at Heart classes – a series of generational events that brings them together for active fun and benefits all. Photos by Adrianna Parsons Photography.

Let me guess, it probably isn’t what motivated you in your 20s and 30s! And quite possibly you didn’t even actively exercise during those years where we were all busy with jobs, life and kids!  I know I always found it hard to make the time back then.  Plus, I always felt strong and healthy and was constantly on the move.  But as we get older, life changes, priorities shift and our needs are different.  So, what now? What keeps us motivated to exercise rather than taking the easy path straight to the recliner? Continue reading Beyond Senior Fitness Classes – What Motivates You to Stay Active As You Age?

Fabulous at 50: Kristin Tomlinson and Wellness Coaching

Susan Welch and Kristin Tomlinson wellness coachingCornerstone member Susan Welch (pictured, right) tells the story about how her mentor, nutrition and wellness coach Kristin Tomlinson (left), has reached a milestone age so gracefully.

As a Cornerstone member for over a decade, I recently decided it was time for a fitness reboot.  The first step in that quest was a consult with Cornerstone’s Nutrition and Wellness Coach Kristin Tomlinson, who recently celebrated her 50th birthday and exemplifies all that’s fit and fabulous about this semi-centennial age. Continue reading Fabulous at 50: Kristin Tomlinson and Wellness Coaching

Health and Wellness: Eat the Rainbow!

Arms full of colorful food

Summer provides a wonderful opportunity to include the bounty of beautiful and nutritious plant-based foods into our diet. I don’t know about you, but I love those first fresh veggies of the season like spinach, lettuce, kale, beets and asparagus, followed by the summer staples of juicy tomatoes, corn on the cob, string beans and sweet melons. We have the added fortune of living in an area where there are many farmers markets and opportunities for CSA shares (community supported agriculture) that provide local, fresh and organic produce to choose from (while supporting local farmers).  Sometimes, you can have this amazing produce delivered right to your door! Continue reading Health and Wellness: Eat the Rainbow!

Which Sunscreen is Right for Me? Advice from Cornerstone’s Spa in Warrington

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Most people know that you have to wear some sort of sunscreen or block, especially during the hot summer months when the sun is baking and our skin is much more exposed.  But, as anyone who has stood in front of the lotion aisles in the supermarket or pharmacy can attest, there are A LOT of products on the market. So, how do you choose the one that’s right for you? Continue reading Which Sunscreen is Right for Me? Advice from Cornerstone’s Spa in Warrington

Fitness for Couples: Reasons to Work Out with Your Partner

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As much as we may love our partners, sometimes each of us needs a little “me-time.” That’s healthy and we should make it a priority in our lives from time to time. However, as anyone who has been part of a couple knows, it’s also important to set aside time to spend together. If you are looking for another great way to spend some quality time with your significant other, why not consider working out together – at least occasionally? Continue reading Fitness for Couples: Reasons to Work Out with Your Partner

Health and Wellness: Exercising with the Older Adult in Your Life

Grandpa pushing grandaughter on bike

It’s been proven time and time again: Physical activity is the cornerstone of vitality. It not only brings years to your life, but life to your years! Dig deeper into this phenomenon of movement and you’ll find when you move together, the bond it forms is virtually unbreakable. Continue reading Health and Wellness: Exercising with the Older Adult in Your Life

How Cornerstone Makes Me a Better Mom

Janelle and her family on a boat

Cornerstone makes me a better mom, and when I look around the Cornerstone clubs, I know that I’m not the only one who feels this way.  It’s not just a “mom” thing either. Dads and grandparents are benefiting too. Anyone with the task of keeping up with little ones knows the physical, mental and emotional challenge it can be.  Continue reading How Cornerstone Makes Me a Better Mom

Family Fitness: Get Active Together – How to Set an Example for Kids

Father and daughter lighting bell weights

Parents are unquestionably the number one influence in a child’s life, acting as teachers, mentors, motivational coaches, and role models (among other things!). This is a huge responsibility. Children tend to watch their parents’ every move, imitating their habits and actions. Continue reading Family Fitness: Get Active Together – How to Set an Example for Kids

Cornerstone Staff and Fitness Instructors Share Their Happiest Workouts

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Cornerstone Clubs is fortunate to have a team of committed employees who are passionate about fitness – and who love sharing it with others!  We surveyed a few of our happiest warriors at our three locations (Doylestown, New Hope and Warrington), and asked them to share the workouts that bring them joy.

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