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Hannaford’s Dietitian Visit – Plant Powered Chickpea Salad

Make sure to try Fran’s weekly recipes. Today Fran brought literature on plant based eating with the added perk to taste a vegetarian delicious and nutritious snack for our pre- and post- workouts. The salad boasted 14 grams of protein! Did you miss the recipe?  There are copies in the Healthy Living Center or  reach

Trail Mixes to Fuel Fitness

*CLICK FOR PHOTOS BELOW* Our Hannaford Dietitian, Fran Weiss, treated us today to trail mixes to fuel our fitness.  What a warm welcome for this rainy day!  The mix was fun and easy as 1 2 3 for us to create. There are lots of winners in Fran’s scavenger hunts and guesses game challenges. Don’t

Strawberry and Avocado Salsa

Check out this surprise visit from Hannaford’s dietitian! Fran Weiss treated the members of the Healthy Living Center with strawberry avocado salsa with cinnamon pita dippers.  Yum!  She also brought new recipes and nutrition information. Did you guess Fran’s mystery item on the music table? Win a Guiding Star coupon! Pick up one of her

Fit 4 Fido Class & National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

April 30th was National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, and Melissa Costello (who dressed up as a cat) taught a free Fit 4 Fido class at 6pm. The class featured animal-inspired exercises such as the cat cow, bear crawl and alligator crawl. Also, we were accepting donations to give to the Capital District Humane Association!

Fit 4 Fido & National Adopt a Rescue Pet Day

We will be having a Fit 4 Fido class at the HLC on Tuesday, April 30th @ 6:00 pm! This class will have animal-inspired exercises, such as the inchworm, bear crawl and cat cow! The class is free and will be taught by Melissa. Please also consider donating to the Capital District Humane Association. We

Fran’s “Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes from A1C to Zinc” Class!

Participants enjoyed another interactive program with Fran Weiss, MS RDN CDN, our registered dietitian. The topic for this class was “Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes from A1C to Zinc”. All enjoyed a healthy snack, received a fun prize, a valuable coupon, and take home literature. Don’t miss out on her future programs!

Fran on Facebook Live! With AM Dairy Association NE and Cabot Cheese

It’s time for your kids to go back to school!  Follow the link to watch the video and learn some great tips for packing their lunch with love! Packing lunchboxes with love! Thanks to Hannaford, American Dairy Association NE & Cabot! Makes anyone want to be a school kid again!!! Watch the video presentation and

Urban Fit’s A Hit!!!

Come Join one of the Capital Region’s most Dynamic Group Exercise Instructors – Only at the HEALTHY LIVING CENTER!    

New Photos from Fran’s Health Classes!

Check out these photos from Fran Weiss’s most recent classes and demos! The topics were Nutrition and Stress Management, and Restful Sleep.

New Bulletin Board for the HLC!

Fran (Hannaford’s dietitian) has posted a new bulletin board outside of the Healthy Living Center! There will be frequent updates that you can check out when entering and exiting the gym. Produce specials will be updated weekly. Be sure to give it a look! Also, Fran is giving out prizes to those who submit a

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The Healthy Living Center is located inside Hannaford Supermarket at 900 Central Ave, Albany NY, 12206. Contact the Healthy Living Center at: (518) 729-4732 or
Healthy Living Center Presented By the Capital District YMCA and Hannaford