Tag Archive: exercise

Oct 06

Mayor’s FitWalk Challenge launched

As part of the FitCity Challenge, City of Tyler Mayor Barbara Bass has launched her FitWalk Challenge to encourage Tylerites to get active and lead a healthy lifestyle. “Staying fit can be as easy as eating right and walking 30 minutes, three times per week,”  said Mayor Bass.  “This program is a fun, easy way …

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Aug 31

Mayor’s monthly FitWalk Saturday

As part of the FitCity Challenge, the community-wide campaign to promote healthy, fitter lifestyles for Tyler residents, Mayor Barbara Bass will hold the next Monthly FitWalk at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the dam at Lake Tyler. “The Mayor’s Monthly FitWalk is designed to encourage residents to make exercise a part of their …

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Aug 23

Battle of the bulge as big as Texas

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner The latest “F as in Fat” report is out and the grades are not good. The research, sponsored by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, finds Texas has the unhealthy distinction of being among 12 states nationwide with adult obesity rates over 30 percent. …

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Jun 15

A healthy dad for Father’s Day

For many, June can be a month to take time out of busy schedules to appreciate and celebrate the men in our lives.  With Father’s Day, June 19, quickly approaching, TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight loss support organization, offers hints and tips to keep dad healthy and active.  Whether you’re …

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May 18

Low impact, high results

National Senior Health and Fitness Day is May 25 and TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is offering their expertise and suggestions to help Americans reshape their bodies and lifestyles in the journey towards a lifetime of good health. According to Amy Goldwater, M.S., educator, former body building champion, and physical fitness expert for …

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Jan 05

UTT introduces accelerated health program

The University of Texas at Tyler (UTT) Department of Health and Kinesiology is offering a new accelerated degree program to commence in the autumn of 2011. Provost and Executive Vice-President for Academics Dr. Peter J. Fos announced the course. The program allows select kinesiology students to take just five years to earn both graduate and …

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