Fit In The City

Walk this Way
Camine por aquí

¡Dese prisa! El Centro para la Equidad en la Salud del Departamento de Salud ha lanzado un nuevo sendero para caminar en East Harlem...
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Festival on Fort Washington
Festival en Fort Washington

The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Royal Charter Properties celebrated the First Community Festival Day ...
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Jump on the Giraffe
Girando con la jirafa

Get your hiking shoes on! Hike the Heights will be having its 12th annual celebration on Sat., June 4th. Hike the Heights combines art, physical activity, and fun.
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Bags of Bounty
Bolsas de bondad

It was a bounty of health – and color – along St. Nicholas Avenue this past Wed., May 25th. Healthcare network Affinity Health Plan opened the doors to its storefront office ‎to offer residents...
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Rangers Take You to the River
Remando juntos

New York City is surrounded by water, yet we tend not to spend much time actually on it. But take my word for it: the water is there...
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Are You Art Smart?

Would you like to improve your memory? Interested in gaining ever more mental might?

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Wellness and Warmth
Bienestar y calidez

Winter has arrived with conviction, and it looks to be sticking around for a while. The answer, however, isn’t just to hang out indoors.
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Activate with Ashtanga
Actívese con Ashtanga

With winter finally making itself known, there’s no better time of year to take an Ashtanga Yoga class than right now. While you might equate yoga with slow...
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New Year, New You

Many people have very aggressive weight loss goals at the beginning of the year. Others want to shed the extra one or two pounds they put on during the holiday season...

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Start new traditions
Haga espacio para nuevas tradiciones

It seems we're finally realizing that we need to change the way we celebrate during the holidays. According to the New York Times, Americans take almost 1900 fewer steps than usual...
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Towards a Better Year
Hacia un mejor año

Are you going to make any New Year’s Resolutions this year? You’re not alone. Most of us believe we can do better, and the start of a new year is the...
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Amped for the ramp
Aplauso para la rampa

Haga una caminata. O dé un paseo o tome un columpio.Ese fue el mensaje de los funcionarios del Departamento de Parques en la inauguración de...
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Kicking Cancer
Luchando contra el cáncer

One of the biggest and best surprises I had while undergoing chemotherapy was how physically active I was able to remain.
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Stand up for Your Health
Defienda su salud

¿Pasa mucho tiempo sentada? Todos lo hacemos. Como escritora lo hago, y mucho. Esto haría feliz a...
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Tennis, Everyone?
Tenis, ¿Alguien?

I’ve never been an avid tennis player. But I have played enough to know it’s a fun and challenging way to stay fit. It is also thrilling to watch professionals play...
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Step It Up
¡A caminar!

It's official: walking is good for you – and we need to do more of it. This past Sept. 9th, Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. Surgeon General, kicked off a nationwide “Call to Action”....
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Swimming: Not for Summer Alone
Nadar: No solo para el verano

Parece tan injusto. Justo cuando le estas cogiendo el gusto al verano, haciendo de tu piscina local parte de tu ejercicio y rutina de ocio...
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Fund fuels summer fun
Financiamiento alimenta diversión de verano

The plan is ambitious: raise $30,000 by July 19th. But the administrators at Inwood Academy are confident that their first online crowdfunding campaign will prove a success. The campaign aims to support summer camp opportunities for its students...
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MT- Community News 06.17.15
MT- Noticias Comunitarias 06.17.15

Para celebrar la temporada de verano, EmblemHealth organiza una clase de zumba en el Teatro United Palace el lunes 22 de junio. El popular entrenamiento de todo el cuerpo -inspirado en los latinos- ofrecerá un divertido y saludable ejercicio...
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MT- Community News 06.10.15
Noticias de la Comunidad 06.10.15

Join P.A.’L.A.N.T.E. Harlem on Fri., Jun. 12th and Sat., Jun. 13th at the Adam Clayton Powell State Building Office for the “Demystifying Housing” conference. The annual event looks to explore current issues faced by renters and homeowners living in the city.
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For Food’s Sake
Para el Bien de los Alimentos

El próximo paso para el Concejo fue el conducir una investigación local para poder entender que piensa la gente sobre el servicio, ambiente y calidad de opciones ofrecidas en sus supermercados...
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Hiking for Health
Excursionando por Salud y Felicidad

When we think about hiking, we usually think about getting out of town. But there are two opportunities coming up for hikes—right in our own backyards...
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Fusion Fun
Diversión fusionada

Si quiere diversión y ejercicio en el mismo paquete, no hay nada como el baile. Así que cuando me enteré de que había una nueva clase....
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FREE SUMMER CAMP LOTTERY
LOTERÍA DE CAMPAMENTO GRATUITA DE VERANO

Aplique hoy para una semana gratuita de béisbol, futbol, "campamento infantil Roar-ee's "...
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CITY PARKS SCHOLARSHIP TENNIS ACADEMY
BECAS DE LA ACADEMIA DE TENIS CITY PARKS

Para los jóvenes locales talentosos con la esperanza de convertirse en el próximo Roger Federer o Serena Williams, el camino...
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Is the Cold Good for You?
Es el frío realmente bueno para usted?

Although extreme cold can bring health hazards such as frostbite, seasonal affective disorder, and respiratory infections – not to mention our constant complaints – the frigid weather also has its...
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The Great Outdoors
Los fantásticos exteriores

Mi aplicación del clima me dice cuando la abro: "Está increíble afuera". Instintivamente nos sentimos mejor después de un buen...
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Your Mini-Vacation Awaits
Tus minis vacaciones esperan

En estos días, ¿te sientes un poco, bueno, congelado? Yo también. Es por eso que cuando una amiga me dijo que nadaba regularmente...
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New Year’s Resolutions: Keep It Simple
Resoluciones de Año Nuevo: Manténgalas Simple

Alright, let’s get on it. It’s the beginning of a new year and this year, you’re going to transform your life.
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MT- Community 12.31.14

With an improvisation freedom that The New York Times has compared to that of John Coltrane, pianist Renee Rosnes has made a name for herself as an innovative composer, virtuosic player, and band leader...
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Preventing Falls in Winter
Previniendo las caídas en el invierno

Cuando pensamos en prevención de caídas, podríamos estar más inclinados a pensar en las personas mayores. Después de todo, estamos a mayor riesgo de perder nuestro balance...
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Mixing fitness and illness
Ejercicio y enfermedad – ¿se pueden mezclar?

It is that time of the year when coughs and sniffles are everywhere. Regular moderate exercise is a great immune booster, mood elevator, and all-round health builder...
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Y undergoes major renovations
La Y experimenta renovaciones importantes

The YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood ("the Y") has served uptown community members at its Nagle Avenue location since 1956. Soon, it will serve up some added polish...
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Do Less, Feel More
Haga menos, sienta más

Do you get injured or feel exhausted afterward after exercise? Are you uncomfortable doing everyday activities such as sitting at a desk or climbing stairs?
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Green for all
Verde para todos

On Tues., Oct. 7th, Community Parks Initiative (CPI), which commits a $130 million capital investment to improve 35 small neighborhood parks was announced...
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“Ohm” as you get older
“Ohm” a medida que envejece

If you’re feeling a little creaky these days, consider adding some yoga to your life. The 6,000-year-old practice...
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The Invisible Outdoor Workout
El Ejercicio Invisible al Aire Libre

El tiempo está maravilloso. Está fresco, casi otoño, pero lo suficientemente tibio para salir y sentarse en un banco...
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Better with a Buddy
Es mejor con un amigo

A recent New York Times article addressed the pros and cons of running with other people versus running solo. The conclusion? Running with another person or two has...
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Payne in perspective
Payne en perspectiva

Sunday nights at Brooklyn Boulders, the music is loud and the atmosphere is elevated. Adam Payne, outfitted with a rope, harness and climbing gear...
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Rehaul at Highbridge
Renovación en Highbridge

Habrá más ‘splish’ para el ‘splash’. Las renovaciones en el Centro Recreativo Highbridge, ubicado en la calle 173 oeste y la...
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Spring into Fitness
Salte al acondicionamiento físico

¿Sabía usted que por una fracción del costo de una membresía privada de un club de salud, una membresía del Centro de...
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Uptown Games return

More than 500 students from nearly two dozen schools flocked to The Armory this past Sat., Mar. 29th for the Third Annual EmblemHealth Uptown Games. The annual event, which draws hundreds of local residents, is produced by the New York Road Runners (NYRR). The running...

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Hot and soothing
Caliente y relajante

Cuando se piensa en un masaje, ¿Qué es lo primero que le viene a la mente? ¿Manos fuertes, sensitivas? Verificado. ¿Aceite...
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Shape up
Póngase en forma

A menudo, la gente se acerca a mí y me preguntan de como mantenerse en forma. Es hora de decirles a todos un pequeño secreto. Como...
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Runners take the Heights
Corredores toman el alto

El frío invernal no fue rival para los más de 6,000 asistentes el pasado domingo 2 de marzo a la carrera “Washington Heights...
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Drink up
¡A beber!

Es bastante fácil para la mayoría de nosotros recordar beber mucha agua cuando hace calor. ¿En el invierno? No tanto. Pero...
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Stretch, Runners, Stretch
Estírense corredores

Cuando se le preguntó a Nancy Elkes, la maestra de yoga que corre, sobre el tema de una previa columna de ‘Fit in the City’...
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Run, Yogi, Run!
¡Corre, Yogi, corre!

Es probable que si usted ve a una mujer con largos rizos negros, medias de colores brillantes y lo que parece ser una falda corta, corriendo por...In-English

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Hot Tips for Cold Days
Concejos Calientes para Días Fríos

Solo porque estamos exagerando en el departamento de comida durante los dias de fiesta no significa que deberíamos hacer menos en el departamento de movimiento.
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Warming Up to Winter
Calentándose para el Invierno

If you think our parks hibernate over the winter, think again. They come alive with winter critters and activities for humans of all ages.
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