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Monday, 19 Tammuz, 5779
  |  July 22, 2019

    Running Enhances Women’s Health

    A health-conscious group founded by Rivky Zalmanov is encouraging Crown Heights residents to live healthier lifestyles. Full Story, Photos

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    run for a cause!
    Guest
    run for a cause!

    Friendship Circle has an amazing team that goes every year to Miami to take part in the marathon there.
    You forsure should all join – what could be better – run for a mitzvah!!!

    Beautiful
    Guest
    Beautiful

    Heartwarming to see how mothers that work so hard find the time and support to do something they like.
    Good luck Rivky!

    so nice!
    Guest
    so nice!

    Very proud! Please keep on growing your groups so we can have healthier women in CH

    Sheitels
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    Sheitels

    How nice to see so many mommies in sheitels, even while exercising in the heat!

    Awesome!
    Guest
    Awesome!

    Love seeing this community grow and flourish! Shout out to all the awesome husbands who cheered on their wives!!!!

    go Dini
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    go Dini

    so proud of you! good luck and stay healthy!

    shvigger

    go women go!
    Guest
    go women go!

    You go girls!!! Very impressed by what I see – ladies in tights and shaitels that’s commendable. May the Brachos come pouring in!

    Amazing!!
    Guest
    Amazing!!

    So proud of you, hugs and kisses from l.a.!!!!

    How about the men
    Guest
    How about the men

    It would be great if such a group and training would exist for men. They could use a push too.

    Run if you enjoy it
    Guest
    Run if you enjoy it

    Running has cons. Running pounds harshly on feet and knees, that is why elliptical is recommended above regular bike or treadmill for anyone concerned about joint health. Running taxes the heart, especially when pushed beyond endurance for marathons. Most athletes suffer degraded joint and heart health while enjoying better muscle and bone structure.

    Stop proclaiming running (or anything) as healthy, and run if you enjoy it.

    alternative
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    alternative

    For women who feel running in a public park, wearing a tichel and short sleeves is compromising chabad standards of tznius, there is a kosher alternative.
    A wonderful young woman ms Sarede Switzer has been running various fitness program for the community for several years now.
    Those activities take place indoors and can even be in the privacy of your own home!
    She frequently consults with our rabonim and makes sure everything she does is kosher by chabad standards.

    Check out her sites:
    Why Go To The Gym When We Can Bring the Gym to You? http://www.bringthegymtome.com

    Crown Heights Fitness http://www.crownheightsfitness.com

    Agree with 10
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    Agree with 10

    As a professional with many years of studying and experience in the field of exercise, I agree with 10.
    Biking and walking are much safer, especially in the long run. I have seen too many young men and women, even in their 20s and 30s, already develop knee and joint problems as a result of running.
    On the other hand, walking is an exercise you can perform ad meah vesrim, while running is actually quite detrimental in the long run.
    For those who choose to run, PLEASE make sure that you stretch properly before AND after, as well as supplement with weight training.

    For 11...no one was running with shirt sleeves or non kosher outfit
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    For 11...no one was running with shirt sleeves or non kosher outfit

    Women were running in long sleevs and tzinuis… Very nice outdoor activity

    Amazing
    Guest
    Amazing

    The best thing I ever done to myself! Thank you Rivky for not stoping to believe in me. I can’t believe I did it!!!

    To 10 and 13
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    To 10 and 13

    You’re so wrong….
    You need to read books like Borne To Run and the likes.

    agree with 10 and 13
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    agree with 10 and 13

    look it up….running can be harmful.
    there are many better options
    to 11…of course youll have books pro-running…and then youll have books with all the cons…

    very nice!
    Guest
    very nice!

    nice to see something nice for women in ch!

    CHANIE R!! WE ARE ALL SOOO PROUD!
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    CHANIE R!! WE ARE ALL SOOO PROUD!

    KOL HAKAVOD!!!!

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