Author: Rachel

February 5, 2018 Rachel No comments exist

Florence’s Biggest Loser contestants have an eye on the prize FLORENCE, S.C. – Creating (and keeping) healthy habits is hard. Usually the motivation of improving your health is enough to get started, but what will help you keep on track and eventually reach your health goals? For the contestants of the 2018 Florence’s Biggest Loser,…

February 5, 2018 Rachel No comments exist

BIGGEST LOSER: How to protect your back when training your core BY SUSAN ABDELNOR FLORENCE, S.C. – As a fitness professional, my certifications require attending yearly fitness conferences. I have seen many exercise trends come and go. What once was thought to be safe and effective turned out to be physiologically harmful. For years, constant…

January 29, 2018 Rachel No comments exist

Think about these five tips to eat more nutritionally FLORENCE, S.C. – Once you know the changes you are going to make to your fitness in 2018, it is time to start looking at your nutrition. A common misconception many people have when starting to increase their fitness is that they can off-set whatever unhealthy…

January 29, 2018 Rachel No comments exist

Contestants share their motivation FLORENCE, S.C. – Sometimes you hear it from your doctor. Sometimes it is the unexpected death of someone close to you. And sometimes, it is just not wanting to feel winded after you walk up a flight of stairs. Whatever form it may come in, we all have had that moment…

January 29, 2018 Rachel No comments exist

Set goals for personal fitness FLORENCE, S.C. – Now that the 2018 Florence’s Biggest Loser competition is officially underway, we want to help those in the Pee Dee who were not able to participate still be able to live healthier by sharing fitness, nutrition and wellness tips. If you are brand new to fitness or…

January 29, 2018 Rachel No comments exist

Fifth year of Biggest Loser contest begins in Florence FLORENCE, S.C. – Individuals from all over the Pee Dee gathered Tuesday at the McLeod Health & Fitness Center to start the fifth year of the Florence’s Biggest Loser competition. Some of the individuals in attendance had been through the competition before and were eager to…

February 14, 2017 Rachel No comments exist

Stronger Together Studies have shown that having someone who is trying to create healthy habits with you, better known as a workout buddy, can help motivate you and give you a better chance to reach your goals. By having a workout buddy, you are often more motivated to go to the gym or do your…

February 7, 2017 Rachel No comments exist

Biggest Loser competitors return for another year FLORENCE, S.C. – Second, third, and sometimes even fourth time is the charm for a few of this year’s Florence’s Biggest Loser contestants. Of the 80 contestants competing in this year’s competition, almost 40 percent of them have competed in the competition at least once before in the…

February 1, 2017 Rachel No comments exist

Motivation can be a powerful force. It can be the reason you do something as simple as get out of bed a little earlier in the morning or the reason you finally achieve a life-long goal. It can even be the reason you decided to learn how to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle….