Welcome to your first month into 2018! Have you stayed strong with your health and wellness resolutions through January?

The Fitness & Wellness Center, working in collaboration with the JCC Aquatics Center and Tennis Center here at the J, will be committing to new wellness initiatives throughout the year to provide you, the JCC member, and your families with various fitness challenges, highlighted classes, lectures, awareness campaigns, and special offers to encourage everyone to help in continuing to build the community within our walls. The first of these initiatives will begin in February, focusing on American Heart Month.

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States among men and women. The Centers for Disease Control state that nearly one half of all Americans have one risk factor for cardiovascular disease, such as high blood pressure, obesity, physical inactivity, or an unhealthy diet