Back to Running

By Dr. Michael Gottfried There’s a common misconception that running is one of the worst things you can do for your back. Truth be told, our bodies can handle the shock of running if perfectly aligned. Yet through the sedentary nature of many occupations, poor posture and other factors, few people do have perfect alignment. … Read more

Fitness Enthusiast: Pat O'Rourke

Name: Patrick O’Rourke                    City/Town of Residence: North Kingstown Age: 47 Occupation: Firefighter Your sport or fitness activity: Triathlon Recent events you’ve participated in: Cox Half Marathon, Newport 10 Miler, Patriot Half Iron Triathlon and Panasonic New York City Triathlon What is your proudest fitness accomplishment? Completing … Read more

RI Chapter of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition to Hold Annual “Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer”

CRANSTON, RI – The Rhode Island Chapter of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) will hold its annual “Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer” at the Temple to Music at Roger Williams Park on Sunday, September 27. The day’s festivities kick-off with an opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m., and on-site registration begins at 8:00 … Read more

Transitioning the Family from Summer to Fall

Summer seems to come to a screeching halt once school is in session, which can be a difficult transition for the whole family. In order to ease the shift from sleep overs, lazy beach days and ice cream before dinner, to a back-to-school, fall routine, follow these tips for a healthy, successful school year for the whole family. Sleep Schedule First … Read more

4th Annual Latimer 5K Run/Walk

The Steven K. Latimer Memorial Foundation recently announced its Fourth Annual Steven K. Latimer Families Against Violence 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Roger Williams Park, Temple of Music in Providence. The race began in honor of Steven Latimer, who was murdered in 2011, just two days before his 24th birthday in a senseless act of … Read more

6th Annual Newport SUP Cup To Raise Money for Clean Ocean Access; Welcomes over 100 Paddlers to Newport Harbor

Newport, RI – The Newport SUP Cup is a family fun standup paddle race for a great cause based at the historic Newport Shipyard. Paddlers will navigate 3 or 6 mile courses around Goat Island, passing the Newport Harbor Lighthouse, Newport Bridge and other landmarks. The Newport Harbor is home to some of the largest, … Read more