Fit In The City

Get Up and Go
Levántese y Vaya

City Parks Foundation is again offering its educational, multi-sport fitness program designed to get children, ages six to 10, active...
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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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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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Moving at the Museum
Moverse en el museo

Acelerar el ritmo a la ciudad. Es posible que no equipare los museos con actividad física, pero el Museo de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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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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On the Run
En la carrera

Cerca de 3,000 aficionados al béisbol, corredores, marchistas y sobrevivientes del cáncer y sus familiares y amigos participaron en Séptima Carrera Anual Runyon...
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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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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

It seems so unfair. Just when you get into the groove of summer, and have made visits to your local outdoor pool part of your fitness and leisure routine, just when you are feeling lucky and thankful for the city's free pool system, those wondrous oases close...
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Talking the Bronx – 07.08.15
Hablando del Bronx – 07.08.15

The Bronx Borough President’s Office offers residents an opportunity to tour some of the borough’s urban farms. On Sat., Jul. 11th, the Bronx Farms Youth Tour....
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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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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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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?

Es esa época del año cuando la tos y los resfriados están en todas partes. Ejercicio regular moderado es un gran refuerzo inmunitario, elevador del humor y un completo constructor de...
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Talking the Bronx 10.22.14
Hablando del Bronx 10.22.14

Teen Project Studio is an intensive, interdisciplinary art and design program that provides motivated youth the tools they need to become leaders in the 21st century...
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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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Wave Hill Events

What more peaceful, healing way to kick off the summer season than with a free session of Hatha Yoga? Plein-air Tai Chi and Yoga are hallmarks of wellness at Wave Hill’s public garden and cultural center, and express so appropriately the idea of helping people connect...

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Spring into Fitness
Salte al acondicionamiento físico

Did you know that for a fraction of the cost of a private health club membership, a NYC Parks Recreation Center membership gives you access to...
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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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Drink up
¡A beber!

It's pretty easy for most of us to remember to drink lots of water in hot weather. In the winter? Not so much. But just because it's cold outside doesn't...
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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

Si usted piensa que nuestros parques hibernan durante el invierno, piense de nuevo. Cobran vida con criaturas de invierno y actividades para los...
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Smart Play: Recess Gets Enhanced

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

“Dele a un niño la opción de elegir entre leer un libro y jugar, y elegirá jugar”, dijo Wanda Soto, principal de PS5 en la Décima Avenida y Dyckman en el Norte de Manhattan.
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The Kids Are Out – Now What?
Los Chicos Están Fuera—Y Ahora Que?

Seguro, los chicos están disfrutando de su Receso de Primavera. Y porque no habrían de hacerlo? Es una semana y media fuera de la escuela.
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Running for change
Corriendo por el cambio

This past Sun., Mar. 10th, Cheryl “Shelley” Keeling competed in the Riverdale Medical Health Association’s Fourth Annual Healthy Minds...
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Making “Blue Waves” in the Bronx

Haciendo ‘Olas’ en el Bronx

Haciendo ‘Olas’ en el Bronx

Last year, many of them couldn’t swim at all. Now youngsters making up the BronxWorks Blue Waves swim team will be among more than 1,000 children from 12 teams competing for individual medals...
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Sunkofa: A fresh take on taste

Sunkofa, a local gift shop in the Claremont Village area of the Bronx, is known for its wide selection of cultural products. But this past Jan. 21, the storeowners welcomed customers to check out the store’s latest unique offering—a newly added café and juice bar...

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Scoring more than one kind of goal
Anotando más de una clase de ‘gol’

“Do you drive a Mercedes?” “Do you still get paid to play hockey?” “How old are you?” “Do you have a pension?” These are some questions inquiring young minds at the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club on 1930 Randall Avenue...
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Raising awareness, fighting disease
Levantando conciencia, luchando la enfermedad

700,000 neoyorquinos están viviendo con diabetes. Cerca de la mitad de ellos son latinos. Pero los efectos en familias individuales pueden conllevar trágicos resultados...
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