Brian specializes in rehabilitation exercise and injury prevention. He offers personal training, small group training, prehab for knee and hip total joint replacement patients, and classes in functional strength training. He also assists...

by David Mendez, Easy Reader News

As Tom Bakaly bashfully approached the lectern at the 2019 Spirit of Wellness, he had one word for his colleagues and subordinates at the Beach Cities Health District.

“Liars!,” he said, causing the room...

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Center for Health & Fitness member Linda Rummler exercises seven days a week and despite the onset of diabetes, describes herself as the healthiest she’s been in her entire life.

You’d never guess that South...

With a charming sense of humor, one will likely know when Howard Darvey is in the room. You may have even had the chance to meet Howard, as he can be found sitting behind the Center for Health and Fitness (CHF) front desk weekly.

Originally...

Nancy Clarke‘s five-day-a-week workouts at the Center For Health & Fitness help her find strength in daily life and in caring for her husband with dementia

Seventy-one-year-old Nancy Clarke was fit and healthy;...

Center for Health & Fitness member Joan Bero gave up her career to be healthy. As new barriers have arisen, she’s decided to remain dedicated to her own well-being.

Joan Bero lived and breathed healthcare...

  1. It's Heart-Healthy
    Get your heart pumping through Zumba's Latin-inspired dance moves. These fun movements provide an easy way to strengthen your cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
  2. A Great Way to De-...

Multiple strokes, diabetes, a heart attack – even Lupus – aren’t enough to keep the 63-year-old CHF member from her goals.

Life has been dealing Ana Maria Maresca tough cards for most of her adult life –...

For 75-year-old Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member Bob Caplan, hip arthritis threatened to derail two important life goals: adventure travel and hiking with friends and family. To get back on the trail, Bob followed medical recommendations...

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