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Guide to Special Dietary Needs

May 28, 2015

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BY: NICHOLE REED Trying to eat better is difficult, but living with specific dietary needs is an entirely different battle. As more Memphians start joining the healthy movement, it is important to understand the differences and purposes of the most followed diets, especially because people often follow diets without having a full understanding of them […]

Raising the (Cardio) Barre

May 28, 2015

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BY: KELSEY YOUNG Situated in the hustle and bustle of Overton Square above Breakaway Running rests Cardio Barre, a boutique fitness studio offering a unique workout that originates in Los Angeles, California. Cardio Barre, created by Los Angeles dancer and choreographer Richard Giorla in 2001, is a studio workout featuring one-hour classes that use a […]

Ten Ways to Get Fit in May

May 28, 2015

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BY: SHEA MCCORD With summer right around the corner, it seems like everyone want to be more active.  If you are anything like me, you are also on a never-ending search for new and exciting ways to get in shape.  I have compiled a list of my top ten ways to get in shape this […]

Jay Etkin Gallery Memphis: Building Artistic Success Through Relationships

April 28, 2015

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BY: MARGUERITE SPIOTTA If you are like me, you have noticed the steady resurgence of art venues, music scenes, and restaurants in Memphis since the recession hit in 2007-08. Among others, these three aspects breathed fresh life into the Jay Etkin Gallery after the national financial crisis that left many without much hope for our […]

Spring Into Healthy Eating

April 28, 2015

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BY: KATIE BUTLER After a long and rather icy winter, I think I can say that all Memphians, including yours truly, is ready for the spring. I can’t wait to shed my sweaters and gloves for shorts and sunglasses, to see the trees bloom and the clouds part, and to be able to run outside […]

Gathering Around the Common Table

April 28, 2015

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BY: KELSEY YOUNG Since 2000, Common Table Health Alliance has been in the Memphis area encouraging health and healthcare equity. Initially a public benefit cooperation called Justice in Health Care Foundation, the company evolved into a nonprofit organization first entitled Healthy Memphis Common Table. Then, in 2014, the organization changed its name one last time […]

Anxiety: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

April 28, 2015

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BY: SHEA MCCORD For me, anxiety and nervousness have always gone hand in hand. But if anxiety is different from nervousness, then what is the distinguishing factor that separates anxiety from nervousness? Also, how is it decided when a person has a normal amount of anxiety versus when a person is anxious enough that he […]