It’s been well known since ancient times that doing some form of aerobic exercise is essential to good health and well-being.
Exercise, no matter what form, can lead to improvements in your physical and mental fitness.
Chances are that you’ve seen many food advertisements that claim they can help you get fit.
There are a few words in the English language that repulse me. The “e” word is on the top of my list. Exercise.
When I get asked what the secret to my slimming down was, mostly it is people who want to know about what I’m eating.
One mistake that people make at the gym is convincing themselves that time equals effort. “But I worked out for an hour,” you tell youself, and while it may be true that you’re there from, say, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., that doesn’t mean you worked out for an hour.
Jeff Hoke, 44, of Waynesboro, has lost 161 pounds over the past year, dropping from 409 pounds to his current 248. It started, literally, with “baby steps” at the Waynesboro YMCA, Hoke said.
Wide receiver and kick return specialist T.J. Thorpe (Durham, N.C.) has announced he will transfer to UVA for his final year of football eligibility.
People ask me all the time, How did you do it? This time last year, I weighed in at 275 pounds. I’m down to 177 as I write this, just short of 100 pounds off that high, or depending on your perspective, that low, low point.
The National Retail Federation predicts that approximately 95.5 million shoppers nationwide will take advantage of Black Friday deals and nearly 26 million on Gray Thursday (Thanksgiving Day).
It’s harvest time for many Virginia farmers, and that means super-size farm vehicles are on the road in many communities. Virginia Farm Bureau is encouraging both farmers and motorists to exercise caution.
On Tuesday, November 18, the City of Staunton Department of Public Works will be making two traffic pattern changes at the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Statler Boulevard.
Conventional wisdom had Republicans big favorites to win a Senate majority, build on its strong House majority and pick up several governorships.
The ACLU of Virginia is encouraging all registered voters to visit the polls this Election Day (Tuesday, November 4) and cast a ballot, even if they lack photo ID.
The ACLU of Virginia will be monitoring the polls this Election Day to ensure that all Virginians who are registered to vote are able to exercise their right, freely and without hindrance.
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine called on the federal Ebola response coordinator to act quickly to synchronize local, state and federal efforts to respond to the Ebola emergency.
Central Virginians can practice “Drop, Cover, and Hold On,” the safe response to an earthquake, during the Great SouthEast ShakeOut earthquake drill set for Thursday, Oct. 16, at 10:16 a.m.
The US Supreme Court has left the scene of a “hit and run” it caused by letting stand the decision of two federal Appeals judges striking down Virginia’s voter-approved Marriage Amendment.
The Virginia Department of Elections has received numerous inquiries today regarding a news story that incorrectly stated the number of individuals without a Virginia DMV-issued photo ID.
Join James River Writers and Literary Agent Paige Wheeler for the September Writing Show— How to Meet Your Public: Networking for Writers.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement Thursday on the passage of House Resolution 566.
I had no idea what to expect when the jury announced it had reached its verdicts on the charges against former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, but when the verdicts were announced I was stunned.
“You Can! Live Well! Diabetes Self-Management Program” is a free workshop series for adults of any age with diabetes, their family members and caregivers.
Several Staunton Senior Center members and the Program Director attended and came back with some information that inspired those involved in the SAIL (Stay Active & Independent for Life) exercise program.
Join WriterHouse in Charlottesville on Friday, September 12, at 7:00 pm for a Literary Salon with writer Lisa Gornick.
WVU physics professor tapped to lead 10-year strategic planning exercise for U.S. Dept. of Energy Fusion Energy Sciences office
Congress has appointed Mark Koepke, Robert C. Byrd Professor of physics and astronomy at West Virginia University, to lead the strategic planning exercise.
Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis made the following statement regarding proposed American responses to Islamic State militant terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
Augusta Health Lifetime Fitness has earned re-certification as a Certified Medical Fitness Facility by the Medical Fitness Association. Lifetime Fitness is the first and only medical fitness facility world-wide that received a score of 100% on both its initial certification and its recertification.
Governor Terry McAuliffe has recognized September as National Preparedness Month in Virginia, calling on families, business owners and communities to take specific steps to be ready for emergencies.
You hear about it all of the time, but do you really understand how important hormone health is to your overall well being?
March 2, 1995, was a pivotal day in the history of our country. On that day, the U.S. Senate failed by one vote to pass a balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution.
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States granted a motion by the Prince William County Clerk of Court to stay the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision striking down Virginia’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples.
ACLU of Virginia Executive Director, Claire Guthrie Gastañaga, issued a statement today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to stay the recent Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Schaefer v. Bostic striking down Virginia’s discriminatory marriage ban.
Shenandoah National Park will be hosting a nine-day celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act from Saturday, August 30 through Sunday, September 7, 2014.
Bridgewater College welcomes 11 new full-time faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year.
Kohl’s Department Store is donating $45,828 to support health education in Central Virginia through the Kohl’s Growing Up Healthy (KGUH) Program.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today denied a request to delay implementation of its ruling striking down Virginia laws denying marriage to same-sex couples. The court’s action means that, unless the Supreme Court intervenes, couples may begin marrying and having their out-of-state marriages recognized in Virginia on August 18.
Augusta Health Cancer Center’s Breast Program has been granted a full three-year accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
Thursday, July 24 was an incredibly busy day at Staunton Senior Center, so team work was a must!
The Charlottesville City Sheriff’s Office will offer a one day basic self-defense training on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.