Free Fitness Classes in Northampton City Parks

Free Fitness Classes in Northampton City Parks

Northampton is finding new ways to motivate residents to get outside and get active. Throughout the summer, the Department of Health is offering free fitness classes in city parks. Connecting Point’s Ross Lippman visited one of the daytime classes, where the...
My Brother Rocks the Spectrum

My Brother Rocks the Spectrum

Autism spectrum disorder refers to a range of neuro-development disorders which involve repetitive behavior and difficulties with communication. Sarah and Andrew Reilly of Springfield have five children, and three of them are on the spectrum. The couple wants to help...

Indoor Rock Climbing

For the second part of our month-long Winter Wellness series Carrie Saldo adds indoor rock climbing to her fitness routine. As a complete new-comer to the sport she explores who can do it – just about anyone – and just how effective, and thrilling, a work-out it...

Diabetes

Baystate Medical Center pediatric endocrinologist Rushika Conroy, MD, and patient & high school student Frankie Toledo discuss diabetes, a serious and growing health problem in this country. Baystate Department of Diabetes &...

On Belay?! Belay On!

Carrie Saldo adds indoor rock climbing to her fitness routine. As a complete newcomer to the sport she explores who can do it – just about anyone – and just how effective, and thrilling, a work-out it can be! Indoor rock climbing provides an environment where...