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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Running2bWell plans to begin meeting again once COVID-19 numbers are down.

Running2bWell helps people work toward recovery through fitness

Anthony Elder Reporter February 19, 2021

Running2bWell is a nonprofit organization that uses running groups and fitness activities to help people in recovery for addiction as well as some dealing with mental illness. The organization was founded...

Meals being prepared for LoveLight’s summer lunch program.

LoveLight expands food distribution during pandemic; more than quadruples number of meals normally provided

Anthony Elder reporter February 4, 2021

LoveLight, Inc., a non-profit organization based in Kent, has closed its in-person programs such as Tutoring PLUS and has turned focus to its meal distribution program due to the pandemic. The organization...

Emily Baker

Vitamins: How effective are they?

Jade Critchfield February 1, 2019

About 58 percent of undergraduate students take dietary supplements, according to a study done by the Journal of American College Health.However, nutritionists prefer that people get their vitamins through...

Brothers Bob and Will Blair stand next to their bodybuilding championship trophy on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

Bodybuilder brothers reshape lives through challenging sport

Rachel Duthie February 1, 2017

There was a time where Will Blair couldn't walk.After suffering a dirt bike accident his senior year of high school, he developed Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (antibiotic-resistant Staph)...

Junior exercise sciences major Christina McCullough sits on a workout machine in the gym at the Province apartment complex on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

Healthy eating leads to healthy mind

Julie Riedel April 26, 2016

Five more reps of bicep curls tones her arms before she moves on to the next exercise. Christina McCullough, a junior exercise science major, is training for the North Coast Championships, where she plans...

If you aren’t seeing results…

Katie Leyton February 3, 2015

At the beginning of 2015, you made and implemented your fitness goals by eating clean and busting your butt in the gym. Four weeks deep into the year, you’re starting to get restless. The scale is still...

Instagram courtesy of Abrianna Burton

Mapped out weight loss or fitness fraud?

Katherine Nix January 15, 2014

The Blueprint Juice Cleanse is one of the newest diet fads. The company started in 2007 and by 2010 it made $10 million, according to Businessweek. By 2012 it doubled that amount, according to the Washingtonian. People...

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