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 […]
By Adriana Burkins | May 20, 2015

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 […]
By cathy | May 13, 2015

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 […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | March 25, 2015

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.

By Sondra E. Z. Hines | February 5, 2012

Stay fit amid the CIAA madness


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

By Sondra E. Z. Hines | March 3, 2011

Leaping into Destiny


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.

By Sondra E. Z. Hines | June 4, 2010

Remembering a legacy


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

By austin | May 25, 2010

Fitness by the clock

Use your body's internal clock to schedule your exercise workouts. A Florida researcher says afternoons are often ideal.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | May 6, 2009

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.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | April 23, 2009

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.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | April 7, 2009