Monday, December 31, 2012
The American Heart Association offers tips on how to keep your resolutions to improve your health.
Monday, December 31, 2012
The following was submitted by the American Heart Association: It’s the holidays and for most Americans, that means eating – lots of eating – followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. With more than 60 percent of Americans overweight and obese, weight loss is very often the most common New Year’s Resolution. But unfortunately, people also very commonly fail at maintaining their healthy New Year’s resolution. The American Heart Association offers simple lifestyle tips for jumpstarting your goals for the New Year and achieving optimum heart health. Mindless Eating Mindless eating is consuming food just because it’s there. It’s eating while distracted – watching TV, working at a computer or texting on our …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The Burlington Mall and Lahey Clinic are teaming up for a fall walking program at the mall.
Enjoy walking for exercise and looking for a way to stay in shape even as the weather turns bad? The Burlington Mall has partnered with Lahey Clinic to launch an innovative, new Mall Walkers Program to promote health and wellness starting today at 8:00 am. The community is invited to lace up their walking shoes and join Lahey’s staff, Burlington’s town officials, Burlington Mall Management and fellow striders to kick off the Mall Walkers Program on September 18. Walkers will enjoy a welcome speech, free breakfast, a complimentary pedometer and water bottle and the camaraderie of other walkers. “We’re excited to be involved in this unique community partnership with Burlington Mall for the launch of this innovative Mall Walkers program,” …
Friday, August 12, 2011
A sunny day, the library wraps up its teen summer reading and the farmers market is open.
Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today is Friday, Aug. 12. Here are 5 things you need to know: For more things to do today, check out our Events page.
Friday, July 15, 2011
Nice summer day, opening events for Baseball Tournament and a healthy living program
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today is Friday, July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know: For more things to do today, check out our Events page.
Sunday, January 23, 2011
A look back at the stories covered this week at Burlington Patch
This was a busy week at Burlington Patch. In case you missed anything, here is a roundup of what we covered this week. The weather played a big part in this week's news. There was the snow and ice mix on Tuesday that caused some problems for the evening commute and, of course, the second dose of snow we received Friday morning. Also on the theme of the weather, we featured a story of Xavier Gallegos, who was born in the midst of the blizzard on Jan. 12 to parents Lisa Gallegos and Jose Galvan. We also had a few stories on healthy living this week. Writer Jillian Cooley did a piece on places in town to find healthy food and where to go to stay in shape to help make those New Year resolutions become a reality. Also, Lucille Samaras looked at…