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Ester Marsh, Author at Salisbury Post

Health

Ester Marsh column: Eat sensibly with Thanksgiving just a few days away

Don’t blow your diet with Thanksgiving! You finally got back on a schedule of working out and eating better and here we are, just a ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

Health

Ester Marsh column: Why rest is so important

Week four of our Strong Challenge focused on rest. Sometimes when we get into the swing of things, we get worried that when we take ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Marsh column: If you have knee replacement, do your exercises

At least four people I know have had knee replacement surgery in the past six months. And I have dealt with a lot more who ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Marsh column: My, what a crazy year this has been

We can all agree that 2020 is and has been the craziest year ever. We just went back one hour, had Halloween and a blue ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, November 1, 2020 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: Are you in need of a slight push?

Are you in need of a slight push to get moving? Getting out of a habit makes it so much harder to get back into ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: What is blood pressure?

Today, I will be talking about blood pressure. Getting your blood pressure checked is a requirement each visit at your doctor’s office. So, what is considered ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Ester Marsh column: What is cholesterol?

Cholesterol is in every cell in the body and is used to build healthy cells and some vital hormones. A common misconception is that skinny ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:00 am

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What is cholesterol?

Cholesterol is in every cell in the body and is used to build healthy cells and some vital hormones. A common misconception is that skinny ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Ester Marsh column: Keep checkups with your doctor, lower your triglycerides

I hope you keep your preventative checkups with your doctor(s). In this crazy time, some people think it’s better to “wait.” However, preventative check-ups are imperative ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:00 am

Health

Ester Marsh column: Start slowly and be consistent

By Ester Marsh For the Salisbury Post You finally made the decision to start working out after the quarantine and you really are “feeling it.” ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:00 am

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Marsh column: Y finally open again

Hallelujah! Phase 2.5 is here! As most of you know, I have been saying that exercise is essential not only the body but also the ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Posture, balance go hand in hand

Balance is so important in your life. Not only balance between work, pleasure, relaxation, family and friends, but balance as in not falling — to ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, August 30, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Get your ‘stretch on’

Too many people do not know how important flexibility is. The American College of Sports medicine (ACSM) recommends to do flexibility exercises at least two ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Put a little more ‘umph’ into your workouts

Resistance exercise should be included in your workouts training each major muscle group two or three days each week using a variety of exercises and ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:00 am

Health

Ester Marsh column — Regular exercise routine

Have you been able to get in a regular exercise routine? Having phase 2 extended for another five weeks is absolutely challenging. We finally have ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Ester Marsh column: Look to the future and be positive

Where to begin when you have been inactive the last 4 months? I have had numerous people reach out to me and ask where and ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Ester Marsh column: Weight gain during COVID-19

Are you one of those who gained excess weight during these past three to four months? I’ve heard of people gaining anywhere from a few ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:00 am

Health

Ester Marsh column: Write down why you’re thankful

I was watching a documentary called #Anne Frank Parallel Stories on Netflix. It talked about her diary and other children who survived the Holocaust. I ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: Hang in there

With all the great challenges that are going on, I want to continue to focus on how to stay active and healthy through this continued ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, June 14, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Ester Marsh column: YMCA slowly opening for classes

The YMCA’s Phase 1 is starting Monday. I hope everyone is doing well and continuing to move, stay healthy and connected. I know I am ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, May 31, 2020 12:07 am

Columns

Ester Marsh: Always warm up before your stretching routine

Happy Easter! He has risen indeed! I hope everyone is doing well and hanging in there. The best way to get through this social distancing ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, April 12, 2020 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Marsh column: Home workout

The Salisbury Post and the YMCA want you to stay active and healthy during this statewide quarantine. As I mentioned in last week’s article, the ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: Staying active (and sane) through the pandemic

By Ester Marsh For the Salisbury Post None of us have ever dealt with anything like the current pandemic, and I hope we never have ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Ester Marsh column: The power of positivity

With the holidays right around the corner, what better than the gift of positivity! In this day and time, many people have lost their way ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:58 pm

Local

Ester Marsh: Sunday is the 10th anniversary of the Buck Hurley Triathlon

On Sunday , the J.F. Hurley Family YMCA is hosting its 10th annual Buck Hurley Triathlon presented by Cloninger Ford and Toyota. Ten years! The triathlon is ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Monday, April 29, 2019 12:00 am

Local

Ester Marsh: Are you hydrated?

With this crazy weather ranging from very warm to pretty cold this past Saturday, it’s hard and confusing to stay hydrated. Do you hydrate enough? ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Monday, April 22, 2019 12:00 am

Local

Ester Marsh: Stick with what works for you

When it comes to eating, it feels like a big black hole at times. With so many fads out there, it is hard to know ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Monday, April 15, 2019 12:00 am

Local

Ester Marsh: How competitive sports can teach important life lessons

As many of you know, I have been a track and field coach for about 10 years and have seen amazing improvements for kids starting a ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Monday, April 8, 2019 12:00 am

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