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PAL Exercise Program Targets Black Belt Senior Citizens

From the West Alabama Newsroom– An exercise program geared towards people 50 and over — is encouraging people to stay physically active. The Physical Activity for Life (PAL) program encourages African American senior citizens in the Black Belt — to engage in physical activity — to improve their physical and mental health — and quality of life. PAL participant Carrie…

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,…

25 Million Dollar Trojan Fitness Center Opens to Students

Troy University students now have easier access to a healthier lifestyle. It’s all thanks to a brand new state of the art fitness center. For two years, students waited for the completion. The wait ended as students returned to campus Wednesday morning. “We’ve been waiting on and expecting it for a long time, because we were stuck in a smaller…

MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS: Exercise may decrease cancer odds + Meditation may help prevent heart disease

Research tracking hundreds of thousands of adults suggests those who get two and a half to five hours of moderate intensity exercise a week are less likely to develop seven kinds of cancer. The physical activity was linked to a lower risk of colon cancer in men and a lower risk of breast, endometrial, kidney and other cancers in women….

Keeping New Year Fitness Resolutions

According to a survey by NPR, exercising more is the number one New Year’s resolution. Every year millions of Americans go through their annual “join a gym” routine.  People go to the gym at the onset of the new year with hopes to build a better body , but many of them fall short. I spoke with Donna Ellis, she…