Health

3 Exercises to Strengthen Core Muscles

Question: I hear a lot about working the core, but I’m not sure why this is important. Answer: The core […]

In North Carolina, prostate cancer attacks black men at a startling rate

By Jay Price and Karen Garloch | The Charlotte Observer In 1997, Halifax Community College math instructor Wendell Perry was […]

Local churches honored for meeting wellness goals

Ten women who attend the church Hispanos Unidos won this year’s Village HeartBEAT competition, with a combined weight loss of […]

A family commits to healthier living

Names: Slyvia and Melvin Austin Church: New Life Fellowship Center Health Factors: Obesity, medication for blood pressure and a desire […]

Mecklenburg health officials seek more women for breast cancer screenings

The Mecklenburg County Health Department is trying to spread the word to women in low-income households about a free program […]

A dream comes true for a Charlotte fitness entrepreneur

Over the years I’ve taught aerobics classes at the YMCA, churches, rec centers, conferences and health fairs, but I’d never […]

Panel discussion on health and fitness

During CIAA week, Nettie Reeves, a nationally recognized fitness expert, will moderate a panel focused on health and fitness.

Stay fit amid the CIAA madness

NO MORE EXCUSES

Just because you plan to party nonstop for the next few days, that’s no excuse to ignore your body’s fitness needs.

Leaping into Destiny

NO MORE EXCUSES

Stepping out on faith, Candra Davis answered the call to open a Christian-based dance studio. Today, the Leap of Faith Dance
Academy works with youths as well as adults.

Remembering a legacy

NO MORE EXCUSES

As I reflect on the legacy of Dennis Darrell, I’m blessed I had an opportunity to know him.

Fitness by the clock

Use your body’s internal clock to schedule your exercise workouts. A Florida researcher says afternoons are often ideal.

Helping others reach their fitness goals

If you ever thought about running as part of your fitness program, Janis Smith can help get you started.

Fitness on a budget

Staying fit needn’t cost a mint. You can stay on your fitness journey with creativity, a little tweaking and opening yourself to new possibilities.

Belly dancing, anyone?

NO MORE EXCUSES

I never thought belly dancing would be aerobically challenging or give me a good workout. And then I tried it.

Charlotte author blends fitness with faith

NO MORE EXCUSES

Thomas Hundley’s book, “Fit for The King,” does not stress dieting to achieve the perfect look. Rather, it advocates being healthy in the body God means for us to have

News & Buzz

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

People

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

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State of Afterschool Programs in CMS Middle Schools
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Reentry Housing Town Hall Meeting
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West Charlotte HS Be More Media Club Showcase & Open Mic
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Job Fair at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
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Community Gathering & Dinner: Pineville