Ester Marsh, Author at Salisbury Post

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Ester Marsh: Temptations

We have many temptations nowadays, especially with the world as close as a click with the mouse or phone. Temptations come in all forms, such ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: It’s not all about weight

So many people are so focused on their weight that they forget the body is not just your weight. Muscles weigh more than fat, right? ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, September 17, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: To eat or not to eat before workout

To eat or not to eat….that is the question. So many studies have been done to see if it is better to eat before exercising ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, September 10, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: 25 years with the YMCA!

This past Thursday marked my 25th anniversary of working for the Rowan County YMCA! Yep, I started at the “Old” Y on Fulton Street on ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, September 3, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Getting back to an exercise routine

What a few weeks it has been! Technology is great … when it works. We have had great troubles with sending and receiving emails at ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, August 27, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Healthy teeth and gums

Healthy teeth and gums are as important as a healthy body, spirit and mind. Being born and raised in the Netherlands, we didn’t have city ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, July 30, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Are you hydrating properly?

It’s that time to talk about proper hydration. I have spoken to a few people lately who didn’t hydrate well enough — one at an ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, July 23, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: What is ADHD?

These days, many children and adults are diagnosed with ADHD. What is ADHD? It stands for Attention- Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The heritability of ADHD averages ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, July 16, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: How to get your balance back

Even though we see balance issues more with our older adults, I have seen plenty of children and young adults being challenged with balance issues. ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, July 9, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Watch out for vacation weight gain

With summer travel and vacation, try not to gain a bunch of weight and lose the muscle you’ve worked so hard for. I believe most ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, June 11, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: How student-athletes can stay in shape over the summer

Staying in shape as a student-athlete is up to you. School is out and now is the time to get healthier, stronger and faster. This ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, May 28, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Love and accept your body

Especially since the weather is finally getting warmer, the shorts and tanks and bathing suits are coming out. Love your body and accept what your ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Are you suffering from restless legs syndrome?

I have had challenges with restless leg syndrome, especially flying overseas. What is restless legs syndrome? Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, May 14, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Exercise to improve your health

It doesn’t seem to matter what study they come up with, exercise is always part of the regimen, sometimes even the solution. Everyone knows that ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, May 7, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Do you have bone spurs?

One of our members stopped me the other day and asked if he could exercise with bone spurs in his foot. Let’s first explain what ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, April 30, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Mourning, grieving — I’ve never felt this way before

I am a positive soul and work hard at it, as I mentioned in last week’s column about the death of my dad. I have ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, April 23, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Happy Easter

Whether you are a believer or not, and I am, I am very thankful that Jesus died for my sins and has risen on Easter ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, April 16, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: A trip across the Atlantic to see dad one final time

A little over two weeks ago, I got the dreaded phone call that many people before me have experienced. My dad was dying…. And I ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, April 9, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Aging and lifting weights

Even though I am considered a spring chicken (at 55) for our older generation and “old” for our younger generation, we all feel the effects ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, March 26, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: March is colorectal cancer awareness month

My husband just had his second, 10-year colonoscopy. He had a few polyps removed, but all is well and both came back benign. I have ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, March 19, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Issues come with switch to daylight savings

I don’t know about you, but this one hour change affects me tremendously! It’s really amazing to have one hour mess up your biological clock. ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, March 12, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Trying to stay positive in an unruly world

I was listening to the radio the other day and this author was mentioning to get herself in the “right frame of mind,” she starts ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, February 26, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Dealing with back pain

Do you suffer from lower back pain? It is estimated that 80% of Americans deal with some sort of back pain in their lives. Eight ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, February 19, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Exercises for healthy knees

Many people who come in the fitness center deal with bad or weak knees. If you are troubled with knee pain, have your doctor diagnose ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, February 12, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: It’s all about the attitude

A positive attitude has a lot the do with the choices you make. There is nothing wrong with seeking professional help if you feel life ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, February 5, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: How do you get rid of belly fat?

This question is the No. 1 question in any YMCA, fitness center or weight loss center. My initial answer is always “the push away exercise.” ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, January 29, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

The winter months have shorter days, and at the moment, it’s a lot colder too. Vitamin D, also called the “sunshine vitamin,” is deficient in ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, January 22, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Why physical therapy is so important

I have talked to so many people who have received knee replacements lately, and I am proud that they are doing the exercises their physical ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, January 15, 2022 12:00 am

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