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Bad Knees? Here’s How to Get Fit at Home
Bad Knees? Here’s How to Get Fit at Home

When planning your at-home workouts, remember to keep one thing in mind—Instead of worrying about what you can’t do, focus on what you can do. This is the key to your success. If you have bad knees, you will want to focus on low-impact exercises that don’t put too much strain or pressure on your...

Jan 09, 2021
Best CBD Oils and Gummies of 2021
Best CBD Oils and Gummies of 2021

CBD is increasingly popular among the general population. An astounding 64 million Americans have tried at least one CBD product. Meanwhile, 64% of seniors say that their quality of life increased after adding CBD to their diet. If you’re thinking of trying CBD, check out our list of brands offering the best CBD oils and...

Dec 17, 2020
Longest Students Encouraged to Get with Baptist Health Funded Fitness Equipment
Longest Students Encouraged to Get with Baptist Health Funded Fitness Equipment

GREENVILLE, Ky. — Longest Elementary School celebrated Project Fit America yesterday, Sept. 30 as Baptist Health funded a $16,500 grant to build new fitness equipment on the playground and purchase physical education equipment for the school.. Muhlenberg County School Superintendent Randy McCarty addressed the crowd of students, teachers and guests. McCarty encouraged the students to...

Dec 19, 2020
Physcial Fitness Need Not Suffer During Holidays
Physcial Fitness Need Not Suffer During Holidays

KENTUCKY ― Between decking the halls, visiting family and attending holiday parties, it may seem like there is little time to maintain a workout routine during the holiday season. While the holiday season is an especially busy time of year, men and women who plan and stay dedicated to their routines do not need to...

Dec 19, 2020
Owensboro Health Healthpark Earns Medical Fitness Facility Certification
Owensboro Health Healthpark Earns Medical Fitness Facility Certification

OWENSBORO, KY – Owensboro Health’s Healthpark has become a certified medical fitness facility by the Medical Fitness Association, the country’s leading organi-zation dedicated solely to medically integrated outcomes and accountability-based fitness facilities. This certification is a significant step forward in the health of the entire com-munity and to the individuals taking responsibility for their personal...

Dec 19, 2020
Grapevine Celebrates Fitness with New Exercise Equipment
Grapevine Celebrates Fitness with New Exercise Equipment

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Grapevine Elementary was national host in an Opening Day Kickoff and Fitness Celebration Tuesday at the school playground.. Students demonstrated the school’s new playground equipment awarded through a $16,500 Fitness and Education grant from Baptist Health Madisonville.. GES Principal Ann Elkins said the students and teachers are excited to have received the...

Dec 19, 2020
Fitness Formula of Baptist Health Raises the Bar
Fitness Formula of Baptist Health Raises the Bar

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Director of Sports/Medicine Rehabilitation Kevin Moser of Baptist Health presented at the Madisonville Lions Club Luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 12.. “Our Fitness Formula has had a lot of success,” said Moser. “Our theme and concept is that we are all on various levels of health, illness and injury throughout our life. What we...

Dec 19, 2020
New Fitness Health Club Offers Lifestyle Training
New Fitness Health Club Offers Lifestyle Training

OWENSBORO, Ky, – Atlantis Boot Camp, a lifestyle fitness training center, has been up and running since December 2013. Atlantis provides the opportunity for “a total body workout every day”.. Sarah Hayden, fitness instructor who helps oversee the Atlantis Boot Camp facility on Carter Rd., said she encourages people looking to make exercise and better...

Dec 19, 2020
Writing a fitness plan for Calloway Middle students
Writing a fitness plan for Calloway Middle students

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. – The research for a writing assignment to create a healthy lifestyle plan for sixth grade Language Arts students at Calloway County Middle School included participating in examples of various exercise regimens. In the foreground of the photo, teacher Jeanetta McCallon leads students in warming up for Zoomba Dance, Yoga, and Martial...

Dec 19, 2020
New Fitness Class at WKCTC with Personal Trainer
New Fitness Class at WKCTC with Personal Trainer

PADUCAH, Ky. — Getting fit with a personal trainer can be expensive. West Kentucky Community and Technical College is offering affordable monthly fitness classes with certified personal trainer beginning Dec. 1.. The circuit training fitness classes with ACE Personal Trainer Dustin Lynn will be held Thursday evenings from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the WKCTC...

Dec 19, 2020
Henderson YMCA Healthy Kids Day Promotes Fun with Fitness
Henderson YMCA Healthy Kids Day Promotes Fun with Fitness

HENDERSON, Ky. — It was a rainy but perfect day for young people at the indoor Henderson County YMCA Healthy Kids Day.. More than 300 children and their parents attended the event, which YMCA Health and Wellness Coordinator and planner of the annual event Annette Garrison said she started more than 15 years ago to...

Dec 19, 2020
Sorgho PE Classes Roll into Fitness
Sorgho PE Classes Roll into Fitness

SORGHO, Ky. — Sorgho Elementary School has introduced a new activity into its physical education classes as students are “rolling into fitness” with roller skates. PE teacher Carla Clayton is in her first year at Sorgho Elementary School and said she is excited about engaging students with a new activity. “I wanted to teach roller skating...

Dec 19, 2020
WES Holds Dedication of New Fitness Equipment
WES Holds Dedication of New Fitness Equipment

WHITESVILLE, Ky. — Whitesville Elementary launched its health and fitness program yesterday after receiving a grant from Baptist Health in Madisonville.. WES held an Opening Day Celebration which served as a dedication and demonstration of its new fitness equipment. The grant from Baptist Health enabled the school to implement the Project Fit America program. Project...

Dec 19, 2020
WES to host community fitness celebration
WES to host community fitness celebration

WHITESVILLE, Ky. — Whitesville Elementary School is hosting the official opening of its new outdoor and indoor fitness equipment with a community celebration at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8. The school is at 9656 Kentucky 54, Whitesville.. WES received a grant from Baptist Health Madisonville to implement an innovative fitness education program at the school....

Dec 19, 2020
World’s Largest CBD Extraction Plant to be Built in Western Ky.
World’s Largest CBD Extraction Plant to be Built in Western Ky.

KENTUCKY — The first cannabidiol (CBD) isolate commercial processing plant in the U.S. is planned to be built in western Kentucky. Kentucky Department of Agriculture permits were issued yesterday.. Kings Royal Biotech of Kentucky has partnered with an industrial hemp development company from China, which produces the only commercially produced pharmaceutical grade (99 percent) CBD...

Dec 19, 2020
Lake Barkley Offers Free Day at Fitness Center Jan. 3
Lake Barkley Offers Free Day at Fitness Center Jan. 3

CADIZ, Ky. — The fitness center at Lake Barkley State Resort Park will be open and will waive its admission fee on Saturday, Jan. 3, as it takes part in the “World’s Largest Simultaneous Group Workout.”. Guests are invited to kick off their New Year’s resolutions by trying out the new treadmills at Lake Barkley’s...

Dec 19, 2020
Baptist Health Extends Dawson Springs Fitness Formula Closure
Baptist Health Extends Dawson Springs Fitness Formula Closure

UPDATE: MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Earlier this month, Baptist Health Madisonville announced it would be closing the Fitness Formula location in Dawson Springs while leaving the family practice physician office and physical therapy services in place.. The decision was driven by the continued loss of revenue for the service and the difficult financial landscape surrounding healthcare...

Dec 19, 2020
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