5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers

Although I love to exercise, retail therapy ranks pretty high on my fave list of things to do. Consequently, I’m […]
By Sondra E.Z. Hines | December 18, 2018

7 tips for staying fit during the holidays

The end of the year is typically when most weight gain occurs. Here are strategies to help you stay on track with your fitness goals during the holidays.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | November 21, 2018

Local sorority collects food to help those in need

It started with a challenge. Members of the Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority were charged to collect […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | June 14, 2018

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January – […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | March 24, 2018

How I got training to help others going through mental health crisis

I recently went back to school. I squeezed into a small, crowded room with 27 people and sat through an […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | November 16, 2017

Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | November 2, 2017

Why stretching is so important before exercising

Question: I just started exercising and have been hearing a lot about flexibility. Why is flexibility important? Flexibility is the […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | September 27, 2017

4 tips for summer fitness

With a little planning, you can enjoy summer, stay healthy and have fun too.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | July 12, 2017

Charlotte has a new support group for black women coping with infertility

The support group Fertility for Colored Girls was started by a Chicago minister in 2014 and has now spread to seven locations, including Charlotte.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | June 21, 2017

Local chapter of Delta Sigma Theta celebrates 75 years of community service

The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter has planned a full weekend schedule, including a scholarship reception and gala.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | June 8, 2017