Posted on 11 May 2012.
Posted on 21 March 2012.
Charlottean Caitlin Boyle, editor of the “Operation Beautiful” campaign to end “fat talk” and promote positive body image, will speak Thursday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lilly Family Gallery of Davidson College Chambers Building.
The 27-year-old Ms. Boyle is the author of the book “Operation Beautiful: Transforming the Way You See Yourself One Post-it Note at a Time.” She is a longtime HealthyTippingPoint.com blogger about healthy lifestyle, and “Operation Beautiful” was launched from that blog in June 2009. Read the full story
Posted on 27 January 2012.
By Dr. CHRIS MAGRYTA
I remember lecturing to my fellow residents back in 1997 about the timing of post-exercise nutrition and the need for sports drinks. In those days we knew little about optimal nutrition, but we knew that sports beverages were not necessary for most athletes.
High-endurance athletes – marathoners, triathletes and cyclists – can make a case for needing some electrolytes during intense training (greater than 3 hours). Johnny in Little League or Susie in gymnastics have no case for a sugar-laden beverage and should avoid them. Read the full story
Posted on 30 September 2011.
By KELLEY GARDNER
I don’t like diets, never have. I do like feeling vibrant and energetic all day long. Years ago, when eating 5-6 small healthy meals a day became the mantra for stabilizing blood sugar and maintaining energy throughout the day, I was delighted. I’ve never been fond of actually feeling hungry. It was too often quickly followed by grumpiness. Truthfully, the only time I wasn’t prone to grazing was while asleep. Read the full story
Posted on 15 July 2011.
Looking for ways to stay fit this summer? The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture department, together with a local trainer and fitness expert, offers a Boot Camp and a Couch-to-5K training program starting next month. Read the full story
Posted on 20 May 2011.
After retiring from the U.S. Army a couple of years back, Frank Garcia began been looking around for a business opportunity. This year, an intriguing possibility presented itself: opening a GNC store to sell vitamins and herbal, sports and nutritional supplements. Read the full story
Posted on 31 March 2011.
Davidson Parks & Recreation will host a series of evening programs on herbal medicine this spring titled “Back to Basics.” The monthly programs are April 5, May 3, and June 7. To register, visit www.d-Recs.org or call the office at 704-892-3349. All programs are at the parks & rec offices, 416 Armour St. Davidson. Here are the details: Read the full story
Posted on 04 March 2011.
Snap Fitness in Davidson is offering a series of free wellness sessions over the next two months for members and non-members. The sessions begin this Saturday, March 5, with a program on “How to Optimize Your Physique with Nutrition.”
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Posted on 28 January 2011.
Cornelius Parks & Recreation is co-sponsoring a 10-week weight-loss challenge that begins Feb. 10, giving participants a way to lose weight and win money. Read the full story
Posted on 02 July 2010.