Friday, February 27, 2015
   
Text Size

image image image image image image
Fit for You: What’s Your Fitness Personality? Fitness is an ever-evolving industry. There are so many different ways to get in shape, and it seems as though a new fitness craze is always on the rise. People across the country are trying out the latest and greatest fitness trends in hopes to reach their fitness goals. Figuring out what exercise regimen is right for you can be a difficult task. CrossFit, yoga, running, spin class and boot camps are among the most popular options to choose from. Read the Full Story
Black History Month: Celebrating Notable Mississippians Often called the “Birthplace of American Music,” the state is woven of a patchwork of influences, including huge contributions to the arts by Mississippians of African ancestry. To honor Black History Month, we acknowledge the following notable African-American musicians, singers, artists, actors, writers, and other culture-builders who were either born in the state or chose it for their home. Read the Full Story
"Veg Out" for the Heart With heart disease being the number #1 killer of women in the US, many people are invested in finding ways to lower their personal risks, especially if they have a family history. Mississippi is above the national average in heart disease by almost 50% according to worldlifeexpectancy.com, which ranks the number of heart disease-related deaths in MS by their counties. Although family history cannot be ignored, “heart disease can usually be prevented and even reversed” by eating habits and other lifestyle factors (pcrm.org). Diet and exercise along with avoiding unhealthy habits (such as smoking) can help decrease one’s chance of having a heart attack, but are some specific diets more helpful than others? Read the Full Story
With Every Beat of Her Heart Three-year-old Chloe McDavis is just like any other young girl. Her favorite song is “Take Me to the King,” by Tamela Mann. She's rambunctious, with a beautiful spirit and a loving big brother. What isn’t so obvious is that she has had two heart surgeries, with more to come in the future. Read the Full Story
Positive Pageantry: According to Organizers, Everyone Wins With reality television shows such as “Toddlers and Tiaras” and “Honey Boo-Boo,” child beauty pageants have recently come under attack in the media. From charges that pageants put too much pressure on children to accusations that they focus too much on style instead of substance, it’s all been said, and more. Read the Full Story
Meet Me At The Barre!: Learning About the Barre Fitness Method Raise your hand if you are ready for some honesty! Ready? It’s not what we do and eat from Thanksgiving to Christmas that’s our problem. It’s what we do and eat from Christmas to Thanksgiving. While diet is crucial, diet alone cannot keep you healthy and feeling strong and outstanding. How we exercise has such an enormous effect on how we look and feel. Read the Full Story

Calendar of Events - Jackson Metro

February 2015
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Calendar of Events - Gulf Coast

February 2015
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Calendar of Events, Northeast MS

February 2015
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Calendar of Events - Pinebelt

February 2015
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28