Health Matters

What Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

Author of Bestseller "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do" Joins Alabama News Rising

Psychotherapist Amy Morin is the best-selling Author of “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do”. Morin recently joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising. “13 Things” was born out of the loss of her mother and husband just months apart. Morin wrote a letter to herself of the attributes of mentally strong people she had witnessed in her counseling practice….

Fitness Guru Chris Powell Joins Alabama News Rising

Fitness guru Chris Powell has helped hundreds of thousands of people transform their lives over the past 20-years. From his TV show Extreme Weight Loss to Best Selling books, Powell has been leading the charge to help people get healthier. He recently joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss everything from easy, healthy recipes to how to start…

Author Makes Case for Power of Belief

Author David Robson Joins Alabama News Rising to Discuss "The Expectation Effect"

People who believe ageing brings wisdom live longer. Lucky charms really do improve an athlete’s performance. Taking a placebo, even when you know it is a placebo, can still improve your health. Welcome to The Expectation Effect. In this book David Robson takes us on a tour of the cutting-edge research happening right now that suggests our expectations shape our…

ASU Professor Writes Children’s Book

"Little Miss Linda Goes to Counseling" Addresses Mental Health Wellness in Black Community

  ASU Professor and Counselor Educator Dr. Linda Holloway has written a children’s book in hopes of normalizing counseling and therapy in the black community. Dr. Holloway recently joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss her award winning book Little Miss Linda Goes to Counseling. Dr. Holloway is an advocate for women through her own platform entitled “Women…

Fitness Advice from a 75-year old Distance Runner

The Motivation for Dr. Hank Williford to Compete in 65 triathlons and Hundreds of 5K's.

Dr. Hank Williford is a Professor Emeritus at Auburn University Montgomery.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a certified exercise physiologist.  He has completed over 65 triathlons and several hundred runs from 5K’s to marathon. As a high school biology teacher at Pinson Valley, Alabama he coached wrestling, and his teams won three consecutive…

The Keys to Getting Fit in 2022

Dr. David Lemay Advises Professional Athletes on Reaching Peak Fitness

Dr. Lemay is a Performance Medicine Consultant for the NBA, NHL, MLB and NFL. Dr. LeMay is also Board Certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. Recently Dr. Lemay joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to offer advice on how to make those New Years health resolutions stick this year. Categories:…

Exercise Helped Michelle Steinke-Baumgard Cope with Husbands Tragic Death

Michelle Steinke-Baumgard is an author, speaker, virtual fitness coach, mother and a re-married widow. When Michelle lost her husband Mitch in 2009, she turned to exercise as an outlet for grief and a way to handle stress. Michelle tells her incredible and inspiring story in her book Healthy Healing, which you can find at https://healthyhealingbook.com.     Categories: Health Matters,…

An Epidemic of Loneliness is Bad for Your Health

Author Finds Connection Between Friendships and Longevity

Boston Globe Reporter and Author Billy Baker was assigned a story on the link between loneliness and health issues in men. In his new book, We Need to Hangout, Baker details the startling findings he learned concerning lost friendships in adulthood and the debilitating impact it is having on people around the globe. Categories: Health Matters, News Tags: Adulthood, aging,…

A Thankful Heart Linked To Healthy Heart

Dr. Greg Hammer is a Professor at the Stanford School of Medicine and a Physician and he joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss his findings on the link between gratitude and psychological and physical health. Categories: Health Matters, News Tags: fitness, Gratitude, health, heart health, Mental Health, thanksgiving

Montgomery First Lady Tamika Reed Joins David Lamb on Alabama News Rising

Move Montgomery to hold Inaugural 5K Turkey Gobble Wobble

Montgomery First Lady Tamika Reed leads Move Montgomery, an initiative that promotes health and wellness in the River Region. The day after Thanksgiving Move, Montgomery will hold a 5K . Reed joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss the Gobble Wobble 5K and why health and wellness is such a passion. Categories: Health Matters, Montgomery Metro, News Tags:…