Best of Helena Winners 2018: Retail and Service | Local

Best Art Gallery 1st Place: Ghost Art Gallery 21 S. Last Chance Gulch Helena’s Ghost Art Gallery derives its name from its early days when it largely featured paintings depicting the area’s ghost towns. Established in 1974, the Ghost Art Gallery has since flourished into a 4,200 square foot gallery, including a frame and design area upstairs in the space where Helena’s renowned madam—Big Dorothy—ran her brothel. The Ghost Art Gallery specializes in Western and wildlife art, with works…

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Titusville native wins state teaching award

A former Titusville man received high accolades for his work of teaching students at Cranberry High School that finding a form of physical fitness they enjoy is a path to a better life. Shawn Bean, a health and physical education teacher at Cranberry High School, was recognized as High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year for 2018 by the Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Bean said that he has always admired the recipients…

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From fitness to business – West Kelowna News

Photo: Contributed Wodapalooza Fitness Festival, Mami Florida West Kelowna’s Nick Deschenes is winning at life. And fitness. The longtime crossfitter recently finished near the top of the leaderboard at the Wodapalooza international CrossFit competition. The three-day competition gave athletes from around the world the opportunity to compete face to face. While CrossFit rankings are global, most competitors never see anyone beyond those at their own gym. It’s no walk in the park to book your ticket to the Miami competition. Athletes must qualify through…

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Virgin Galactic Unveils Under Armour As Exclusive Partner To Create Ne…

Virgin Galactic Unveils Under Armour As Exclusive Partner To Create Next Generation Spacewear and Astronaut Performance Program Press Release From: Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019 Virgin Galactic is proud to announce Under Armour as its Exclusive Technical Spacewear Partner to create a next generation of space wear and astronaut performance programmes.   This exciting and exclusive collaboration brings together Virgin Galactic’s mission to make commercial space travel a reality, with Under Armour’s expertise in technical apparel and footwear, ensuring…

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MUW students, faculty take fitness challenge

  For Sharia Moore, making it to her pre-nursing classes at Mississippi University for Women last semester was more difficult than it should have been.    The 19-year-old sophomore felt fatigued, out-of breath. Her diagnosis: she was out of shape, and it was time to do something about it.    Since that fall revelation, Moore has gone from hardly exercising to taking as many as four fitness classes each week. Her weight loss, so far, is marginal, she said,…

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Should you try a fad diet? | Human Interests, Social News, Recipes

 Losing weight is a common goal at the beginning of each year.  Every month, scientists publish new information on super health foods, foods everyone should avoid, sodium, sugar, alcohol and the effects of popular diets among other health fads.  Those looking to lose weight have multiple diets to choose from, if they want. Atkins. Paleo. Keto. South Beach. Weight Watchers. All of these weight loss plans have their different methods.  However, Connor Everhart, a 2010 Linden High School graduate…

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The global wellness economy

Call it people power. Or maybe just clever marketing. But the wellness industry – focusing on protecting health rather than treating disease – is on an exponential, vitamin and fitness-fuelled joyride. It’s also fresh enough to offer lucrative opportunities to those who can tap into a new style of health and corporate consciousness. Even established brands are cashing in on consumer enthusiasm for a complete wellness lifestyle. Weight Watchers (WW), for instance, is rebranding itself as more than just…

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Campus unmatched for its natural beauty

CSU creates history and leave the foot prints forever. In short, we are the destiny’s choice. We dreamt, we saw, we came, and we conquered and will continue. Never before never again will there be such a unique and sensuous blend of talent, brilliance, enthusiasm, madness, hidden depths, vigour, eccentricity. You name it, we have it all. We don’t fall away with the rest of the world; we rather define cool. It’s our life so we play the game…

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The Gym Isn’t Usually A Safe Space For Fat Women, But It’s Become My S…

Shannon Levin for BuzzFeed News I am a fat woman and I am an athlete. I’ve been lifting weights for three years now. And when I started, entering the weight room meant setting foot in an area of the gym notorious for being a boys’ club, and an unfriendly, intimidating space for most people, especially women, to navigate. Three years in, it can still earn its reputation. But it’s also become one of my sanctuaries. After a lifetime of…

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Vernon Hills police: Man found passed out in drive-thru charged with D…

The following items were taken from Vernon Hills Police Department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Battery Brandon McGowan, 35, of the 200 block of Pembrook Lane, Mundelein, was charged Jan. 13 with battery. According to police reports, McGowan was at Lifetime Fitness, 680 Woodlands Parkway, when he made unwanted physical contact with another patron. He is scheduled in court Feb. 14. DUI Ryan M. McDonald, 35, of the 0-100 block of…

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