News and Tribune


October 31, 2012

Health from the inside out

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — For the November issue we wanted to look at things that affect our health that we don't normally think about. We know we need to exercise, but all too often too much focus is put on that. Your health is so much more than how often you exercise.

You can exercise all you want, but if you're constantly stressed out, that's going to have a negative affect on your body. If you don't get a good night's rest you won't be at your best the next day. And of course if you're not eating foods with the right nutrients or too much of the wrong foods, that's not good either.

We tried to touch on every aspect of health covered in our mission statement in this issue, which brings me to an event going on this month.

Get Nothing and Love It

At 9 a.m. on Nov. 17 there will be a 5K run/walk at Charlestown State Park called Get Nothing and Love It. The cost is $10 or $10 worth of non-perishable goods. And what do you get in return? A warm heart.

There will be no medals for the top finishers. Everyone doesn't get a T-shirt. What you get is the knowledge that you helped a family in Clark or Floyd counties have a filling and nutritious Thanksgiving dinner.

Southern Indiana Fitness Source - along with Eastside Christian Church, Pacers and Racers, Louie 104.3, Indiana 9 and Charlestown State Park - is sponsoring this event because it exemplifies our mission statement. If you participate you'll get some exercise, help some people and feel good about what you did. Mind, body and spirit. It's all connected.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
2013 Photos of the year

Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
2013 Photos of the year

Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.