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Local companies find creative ways to integrate health and wellness into the workplace. more

Dec 21, 2017 10:00 AM Business

From the outside, the building at 916 North Broadway could be mistaken for a new warehouse in Lexington’s north end, perhaps home to a start-up manufacturing business. But inside, one... more

Oct 28, 2015 4:36 PM Community

For many new mothers, the day-to-day demands of taking care of a baby might make getting to the gym seem like more of an unobtainable luxury. But thanks to a growing number of local fitness... more

Jun 4, 2015 3:20 PM Community

Corinne LaReau may have opened the doors to her Lexington wellness and movement cooperative, Source on High, less than a year ago, but the catalyst for it began more than 25 years ago,... more

Mar 4, 2015 8:44 PM Community

These fitness clubs give their members more than a maximum heart rate, they make a communityThey say one of the greatest motivators to get up and moving is to... more

Jan 31, 2014 8:04 PM Community

New local facility combines fitness, beauty, art and foodAt first you might mistake an aerial yoga class at Mix on Vine for trapeze artist practice.“At... more

Dec 3, 2013 4:23 PM Community

A community wellness center, and much more, opening on North Ashland AvenueAshland Avenue may run north and south... more

May 30, 2013 2:12 PM Community

In the sweltering summer months I am sometimes torn between sweating it out at the gym or relaxing poolside. I need to get my, ahem, Vitamin D. Both are great options, but usually I end up cutting my leisure time short for the sake of... more

May 29, 2013 3:35 PM Arts & Culture

The Wall Street Journal published an interesting article earlier in the year investigating if some of us are genetically wired to hate exercise. The article looked at both physiological and psychological factors that affect our feelings... more

May 1, 2013 6:30 PM Community

In days of yesteryear, families used to milk their cows in the morning, likely by hand, bring in some fresh milk and serve it for breakfast. The more fat the better. Nowadays, with milk arriving in American kitchens cleaned up (a.k.a.... more

May 1, 2013 3:45 PM Arts & Culture

I have been asked by several readers to address the following question: How much is enough, in regards to working out? This question is not directed so much as to how long I should be working out each time I do workout, but rather, how... more

Feb 28, 2013 9:28 PM Community

For years, owning a dog proved more valuable than a gym membershipMy husband and I recently had to say goodbye to our beloved 11-year-old dog. Murfie was many things. She was so sweet and loyal, and possessed... more

Feb 28, 2013 9:12 PM Arts & Culture

A collection of fitness-oriented businesses find critical mass in National Avenue areaWhile we see more Kentuckians walking, running and generally exercising,... more

Feb 1, 2013 4:56 PM Community

Lexington Healing Arts Academy program is training the next generation of personal trainersShane Burry said worry about getting in trouble for helping friends... more

Feb 1, 2013 4:37 PM Community

So, you made a resolution to workout, to lose weight, to be healthier. Good for you. Now, how do you keep it? As a rule, I don’t like resolutions. They set most of us up for failure. What I do like is a plan – a plan that has time... more

Feb 1, 2013 4:29 PM Community

We’ve all heard the term “muscle confusion.” It will supposedly solve our workout slump woes. Running for a year and not losing weight? Consider muscle confusion. Lifting weights alone not getting it done for you? Consider muscle... more

Feb 1, 2013 3:54 PM Arts & Culture

Lexington Healing Arts Academy program is training the next generation of personal trainersShane Burry said worry about getting in trouble for helping friends... more

Jan 31, 2013 2:47 PM Arts & Culture

To the untrained eye, CrossFit 859 – a new gym in Brannon Crossing – looks more like a little kid’s playhouse than a hub for some major blood, sweat and tears.I have heard a lot about CrossFit over the years. I’ve encountered... more

Dec 21, 2012 3:18 PM Arts & Culture

All right, it’s New Year’s resolution time. Time to get serious about exercising. That means it’s time to hit it hard. Time to sweat up a storm and lose some weight, right?If you watch the commercials on TV or read gym membership... more

Dec 21, 2012 2:50 PM Community

Leigh Ann Mims, of BarreAmped. PHOTO BY EMILY MOSELEYWhile we see more Kentuckians walking, running and generally exercising, statistics show, unfortunately, that... more

Dec 6, 2012 7:59 PM Business