Posted on 15 June 2012.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been told that achieving optimal body weight is a simple process. Anyone who can count calories can do it! Just get the numbers right and reaching a perfect weight becomes as easy as keeping track of “calories in, calories out.” Simple enough, right?
Not necessarily. I’ve been a performance athlete and cycling coach for a long time now, and if I’ve learned anything it is that calorie counting is actually a very complicated business. Read the full story
Posted in Fitness, Sarah Matchett
Posted on 01 May 2012.
Pat Berch, owner of Lake Norman Nutrition, and Marianne Hendrix, 15-year Our Towns Habitat for Humanity volunteer, will team up in May to host a Weight Loss Challenge to raise money for the housing organization and help area residents start a health and wellness campaign.
The challenge is scheduled to run May 1-22. You can register online at www.ourtownshabitat.org. Entry fee is a $20 donation to Our Towns Habitat for Humanity. Read the full story
Posted in Fitness, fundraisers
Posted on 28 January 2011.
Cornelius Parks & Recreation is co-sponsoring a 10-week weight-loss challenge that begins Feb. 10, giving participants a way to lose weight and win money. Read the full story
Posted in Health & Fitness calendar, nutrition
Posted on 01 October 2010.
MOORESVILLE – Lake Norman Regional Medical Center hosts free monthly educational seminars “Understanding Surgical Weight Loss” the second Wednesday and the last Monday evening of each month at 7 pm at the hospital, off I-77 Exit 33. Read the full story
Posted in health, Health & Fitness calendar
Posted on 02 February 2010.
New approaches that focus on our relationships with food may be replacing old-fashioned guidance on eating regiments, Jennifer LaRue Huget writes in Monday’s Washington Post.
These tactics “focus on eating healthful whole foods and use psychology to aid our efforts to shed pounds,” she says. Even Weight Watchers has shifted this way, as evidenced by its new tag line: “Stop Dieting, Start Living.” See the full article on Washingtonpost.com, “Dieting vs. newer approaches to losing weight.”
Posted in Fitness, nutrition
Posted on 07 January 2010.
Parks & Recreation Departments in Davidson and Cornelius are kicking off weight-loss challenge programs this month, with weekly weigh-ins and education sessions and cash prizes for the biggest losers. Read the full story
Posted in health, nutrition