Baton Rouge has a pretty big fitness community, but there’s one program that’s on a special mission to condition your body and heart. Refit 225 Tribe aims to give you a workout and what they call “heart work.”
If you’re wanting to show thanks to your family this year, be sure to include healthier side dishes during your Thanksgiving dinner. Ochsner’s Eat Fit BR makes finding healthy recipes easy using their free mobile app.
SweatBox Baton Rouge is one of the latest fitness studios in the Baton Rouge area offering a variety of classes ranging from Zumba, boot camp and urban dance. They also offer meal planning and nutrition advice for their members.
Regymen Fitness is celebrating the grand opening of their second Baton Rouge location. The co-founder gaves us a tour of the newest studio and shows us what's unique about Regymen, from the lighting, to the music, to the energy. He says it will help you forget you're working out.
East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston-Broome is kicking off a new program Saturday, August 18 in partnership with the YMCA called Move with a Doc. The goal of the program is to get the community moving. MOVE WITH A DOC Saturday, August 18 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Paula G. Manship YMCA 8100 YMCA Plaza Drive Mayor Broome invites you to walk the tracks with Dr. Myles Jaynes from Our Lady of the Lake (OLOL). Dr. Jaynes is a Family Medicine Physician with Our Lady of the...
Registration is underway for the Baton Rouge General (BRG) 70s themed 5K race, "Hustle for Your Health. The second annual 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run is being held Saturday, November 10. HUSTLE FOR YOUR HEALTH Saturday, November 10 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. BRG Bluebonnet campus Early registration entry fee of $15 ends on August 15. Registration cost increases to $20 after August 15. You can register now online. The courses are designed for every fitness level and wil...
"Don't Stop Just Geaux." That's the message from Baton Rouge businesswoman and blogger Meredith Waguespack and she's using her massive following on social media to share her positive message. She's also the owner and founder of Shop SFT, where she showcases her southern style with creative clothing celebrating the city of Baton Rouge.
As parents get ready to send their kids back to school, it's also a good time to consider after school programs and activities that can help establish healthy habits to carry kids through the school year and beyond.
A personal goal to do 100 squats and encourage 100 others to join in, has turned into a unique opportunity to raise money for a good cause. Squat Party organizer Taylor Blanche turned his workouts into a party and he's taking that party all the way to the Louisiana State Capitol this Saturday.
Fitness activities and events are not new to downtown Baton Rouge but the Downtown Development District (DDD) is making sure there's better access to areas and equipment to help you focus on fitness. The DDD is launching a new fitness initiative called Get Fit Downtown to highlight the different fitness opportunities the downtown area has to offer, and not just for the people living in downtown Baton Rouge.
One south Louisiana athlete is bringing some serious determination to a national level in Seattle. At the opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics in Seattle, we caught a glimpse of Will Johannessen of Baton Rouge.
The 10th annual Walk Like MADD event was Saturday at the Highland Road Community Park. The Mothers Against Drunk Driving put together the walk every year to bring awareness to underage drinking and the dangers of drunk driving.
A 5K happening Saturday, June 30 in Baton Rouge will raise money for kids who cannot afford swimming lessons. The Running to Save Lives 5K hosted by ExxonMobil YMCA, is a fundraising event for swimming lessons at the YMCA.
The 10th annual Walk Like MADD event is happening Saturday, June 30. Participants will recognize the 10th anniversary, a decade of remembering, inspiring and committing to a future of no more victims, thanks to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
Several Baton Rouge yoga studios are offering free classes on International Day of Yoga. This year, the annual zen holiday is being held on Thursday, June 21. We've compiled a list of area locations offering free yoga in celebration of International Day of Yoga.
Twerk-n-tone and hip-hop cardio are just a two of the unconventional fitness classes they offer at Gemini Studioz in Baton Rouge. Both classes mix hip-hop music, dance and weights for a fun workout experience.
A Baton Rouge mom is the inspiration behind a student-athlete running camp happening at Walker High School this week. Melissa Wilkes, a mom of two teenagers, was diagnosed with stage four BRAF-mutant colorectal cancer in November 2015.
Burn Boot Camp Baton Rouge is participating in a nationwide fundraising "burn-a-thon" to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to send kids to MDA's Summer Camp program. It's called 'Be Their Muscle' as a nod to the children with muscle diseases who have seen their muscles progressively weaken.