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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

2 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

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

3 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

Would you identify with Hagar or Sarah?

By Patricia Kadick You may recall God’s promise to Abraham: he’s to be the father of nations. For Hagar, it’s a tale in two parts. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mack Williams column: Seasonal blur, then a sign

By Mack Williams For the Salisbury Post There’s always a difference between spring and summer, but 2020 seems like the summer without a spring, following ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta run: Pushups drive magical transformation

Elaine Brown has been a long-time friend and member of Salisbury-Rowan Runners. Also a W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center employee, she currently helps organize ... Read more

4 weeks ago by David Freeze.

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

4 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

Mack Williams: The house that lost its heart-light

For the last several years, I’ve noticed a house only minutes from my apartment, the tiny porch of which used to be all bedecked for ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gotta run: Edie Brantley Smith finds her home

One day I walked into the Amoco, now a BP, convenience store in China Grove and wondered why Edie Bateman was in town. I knew ... Read more

1 month ago by David Freeze.

Toi Degree: Keeping students, staff safe as the new school year begins

As students prepare to go back to school, they will find schools operating differently due to COVID-19. Some students may be continuing with online learning ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

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

1 month ago by Ester Marsh.

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

2 months ago by Ester Marsh.

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

2 months ago by Ester Marsh.

David Freeze ‘Gotta Run:’ Why the ‘wow’ moments matter now

Finding a “wow” moment is pretty simple, self-explanatory and always memorable. Somehow during my life, I have become addicted to those events and more appreciative ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Books with new recipes can add spice to your cooking adventures

By Laurie Lyda Rowan Public Library Cooking can be a lot of fun — but it can also turn monotonous. For me, new recipes and ideas ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Some tips for growing healthy tomato plants

By Michael Fine For the Salisbury Post Spring has presented some obstacles for tomato crops across the central piedmont of North Carolina. Warm temperatures at ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

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

4 months ago by Ester Marsh.

Ester Marsh column: Don’t try to rebound too quickly

Boy, are we getting close to Phase 1 at the Rowan Cabarrus YMCA’s, opening. In Dutch, there is a saying “de laatste loodjes wegen het ... Read more

4 months ago by Paris Goodnight.

Some basics if you want to raise chicks

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension One of the hottest commodities right now is chickens. If you talk to the feed stores in the county, ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Start small if you’re gardening for first time

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director Spring is here, and we have to stay home, so now is a great time to start a ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

A few tips for coping during crisis

By Ann C. Wayne For the Salisbury Post COVID-19 has our attention. As the death toll rises, so do anxiety levels. “Social Distancing” and “Shelter ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gardening in the time of coronavirus: Start small if this is your first time

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director Spring is here, and we have to stay home, so now is a great time to start a ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Some basics if you want to raise chicks

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension One of the hottest commodities right now is chickens. If you talk to the feed stores in the county, ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh column: Make plans for healthy living at home

W ith the extended shelter-in-place rules, we must hang in just a bit longer. This is not something that is easy for anyone. But what ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh: Firming up your arms, shoulders

I hope you are doing well! I still feel I am living in the Twilight Zone. Once again, stay connected via Facebook , Gotomeeting and ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

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

5 months ago by Ester Marsh.

Healthy snacking and outdoor adventuring

By Laura Allen During this time of quarantine, it’s so important to help our children stay healthy. Snacking and sitting on the couch may become ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

(3-22) Dr. Magryta: Coronavirus update 2

Coronavirus SARS2/COVID-19 SARS2 Severe adult respiratory syndrome coronavirus is the viral name. COVID 19 is the disease name. Preamble note: 99% of us are not ... Read more

6 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mack Williams: Time to audition again

Recently, it was again time to audition at Haynes Mall for prospective performers of the National Anthem to sing at one of the Winston-Salem Dash ... Read more

6 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

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