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Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: What to expect when getting vaccinated for COVID-19

It’s a big conversation right? To get the vaccine or not? I am not kidding, I was a bit afraid of it being available so ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:00 am

Columns

Ester Marsh: Extra weight pushes bulge above belly button out

When you do a sit-up and/or contract your abdominal muscles do you have a bulge above your belly button? It can even be present just ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, February 14, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: A ‘better’ you

Are you looking for a “better” you? With the pandemic still going on, we all have had a lot of time to reflect. Sometimes, this ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, February 7, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: Losing your loved ones and dealing with the grief

One of my best friends, Melissa, died one week ago after losing the battle against glioblastoma — brain cancer. It seems every time I open ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, January 31, 2021 12:00 am

Columns

Ester Marsh column: Gallbladder issues may be from your diet

I had such great feedback on the kidney stones column, and I had a request for one on gallbladder disease. I personally dealt with this and ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: How to prevent kidney stones

What are kidney stones, and can you prevent them? Kidney stones are hard accumulations made of minerals and salt that form inside your kidneys. One ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Ester Marsh: Year is all about your mindset

By Ester Marsh Let’s hope 2021 will be happy, healthy, prosperous and kind. But it’s all in the mindset isn’t it? The year 2020 was ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: Fitness etiquette 101

I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas holiday! With the new year just a few days away, I wasn’t sure if I was going to ... Read more

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

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column — Keep moving, even during holidays

Keep moving, even during the holidays. With the pandemic, it is more important than ever to keep our bodies in shape by exercising, eating healthy ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, December 20, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Marsh column: We’re all in same storm, not same vessel

Something on social media that I saw the other day struck me as so true — not just during the COVID-19 pandemic but life period. ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, December 13, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Marsh column: Wearing a mask is socially responsible

Social responsibility. That’s what my brother in the Netherlands calls it. So many things during COVID-19 make no sense, but we must accept that we ... Read more

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

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh column: How do I stay fit through the holidays?

The holidays can be a scary time of the year, especially during this pandemic. It is difficult to have a “normal” schedule due to the ... Read more

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

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

Columns

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

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