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Be Fearless with Your Fitness!

Thanks to National Fitness Center for letting even a coward like me take part in #teamNFC! May I confess something to you?  I’ve been afraid to step on the scale again lately.  I had been working toward a weight-loss goal, then finally discovered I had lost about 18 pounds, down a size or two where […]

Continue Reading By on December 11, 2015 in fitness, health, heart, wellness

Beauty Hunters Movement Three Years Strong, Still #RedefiningBeauty

Stay in-the-know by signing up for our free newsletter here! Summer grill kit giveaway info. here! It was a humid June evening when I parked near World’s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee and walked a couple of blocks to the historic 1982-era amphitheater.  I’d forgotten my water bottle, which made me grateful I’d only […]

Continue Reading By on June 18, 2015 in fitness, health, Healthy Families, heart, wellness, women

Talking with Your Child’s Pediatrician about Heart Health

Technician Brian Volz, RDCS shows Pediatric Cardiologist Michelle Grenier, MD results of Echo Cardiogram ofHigh School Athlete on Toshiba’s New Aplio 500 CV Ultrasound System Maybe you’ve heard about rare instances of sudden cardiac arrest in young people.  SCA kills around 2,000 young US patients every year, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

Continue Reading By on June 18, 2013 in expert, family, fitness, health, heart, interview, medical, obesity, parenting, physician

Elite Rowers Help Researchers Improve Heart Health Diagnostics

US Rowing Youth Nationals ChampionshipsJune 2013 Listen to the cheers from shore or watch the focused determination of the athletes, and it’s easy to see that youth rowing is a sport with heart.  Teens stay in top condition by cross-training and practicing long hours, with a select few earning a spot at US Rowing’s Youth […]

Continue Reading By on June 17, 2013 in athletics, cardiac, family, fitness, health, heart, medical, outdoors, parenting, research, science, simple living, sports, summer