Monthly Archives: April 2017

Rachel Riley named Lifestyle Change Award Champion

For the 13 years she worked at the FedEx Hub, Rachel Riley never worried about her fitness. Her job was physically demanding, and she regularly worked out during the day before her shift. All that changed when she transitioned to … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: The need for PE in Tennessee Schools

By Diane K. Coleman, elementary physical education specialist at Campus School More than 10 years ago, a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed a shocking development among our nation’s youngest citizens; that, for the first time … Continue reading

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Stress Less with Mindful Movement

You may notice you feel better after you exercise. Most people experience increased energy and an improvement in overall well-being as physical activity becomes routine. Studies have shown that regular physical activity can help relieve depression and may even lower … Continue reading

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American Heart Association, First Tennessee to tackle poverty and health disparities at inaugural Diversity Wellness Summit

On Wednesday, April 19, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the American Heart Association and First Tennessee will host the inaugural Diversity Wellness Summit in the Alma C. Hansen Student Center at LeMoyne-Owen College, where those living in the city’s … Continue reading

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