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  • Pennington gets $16 million in defense grants

    December 4, 2013 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Pennington Biomedical Research Center has received two grants from the Department of Defense totaling nearly $16 million. The military research and health promotion grants are in support of optimal nutrition, fitness, combat readiness, Warfighter performance and resilience. The first grants, called CROWN 2 is... more »
  • Workouts now mandatory at Port Allen Fire Department

    April 11, 2013 1:23 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Fire safety and physical training goes hand-in-hand at the Port Allen Fire Department. Fire Chief Rick Boudreaux just rolled out a new workout rule that applies to every firefighter in his district. They have to do physical training for at least an hour a day. ... more »
  • Workouts for parents from Baby Boot Camp Play Video

    January 23, 2013 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - We got a fitness lesson today from the women of Baby Boot Camp of Baton Rouge. Owner Mauree Brooksher and her client, Margo Mathews stopped in and demonstrated some STROLLFIT exercises. STROLLFIT is an hour class that incorporates a warm up, cardio strength training, core... more »
  • Troubled Powerhouse Gym opens after several delays Play Video

    January 3, 2013 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- After more than a year Powerhouse Gym on Sherwood Forest is opened for business. The gym received approval to open it's doors to customers on December 27th, but can only use a small temporary portion of the gym until the rest of the build-out is complete. ... more »
  • Spelman College in Ga. ditches athletics program

    November 1, 2012 4:33 PM

    ATLANTA - Spelman College in Atlanta is ditching its athletics program and spending the money on a campus-wide health and fitness program. The president of the historically black women's college says the school was spending about $1 million on its athletics program but that money is now going to benefit... more »
  • Coach quits in Maine Zumba prostitution scandal

    October 17, 2012 3:42 PM

    KENNEBUNK, Maine - A long-time Maine high school hockey coach whose name appeared on a list of 21 men accused of paying a local Zumba fitness instructor for sex has stepped down. School Superintendent Andrew Dolloff said Wednesday that Kennebunk High School coach Donald Hill announced the day before he... more »
  • Judge reverses self in Maine prostitution case

    October 16, 2012 4:07 PM

    KENNEBUNK, Maine - A judge has reversed his decision about a Maine prostitution case, ruling that addresses and other identifying information can now be released for men charged with paying for sex with a fitness instructor. An attorney for The Portland Press Herald says Justice Thomas Warren agreed Tuesday that... more »
  • Fitness Club employees waiting to be paid Play Video

    February 17, 2012 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- More than two months after Fitness Concepts closed its doors in December, some members and employees still have questions. Missy Lynch, a member of the club for three years, claims she went to the facility and found locked doors and a note that said it would reopen,... more »
  • "Barre and Pilates" studio comes to Baton Rouge

    September 1, 2011 5:07 PM

    If you're busy and on the go, we have a low-impact fitness routine that may spark your interest. Instructor Erin Douglass with Baton Rouge's newest "Barre and Pilates" studio, called "Purely E" joined us on News 2 at 4:00 today to show the different way to workout. The class... more »
  • One dead in Houma attempted murder, suicide

    January 12, 2011 12:40 PM

    HOUMA – One man is dead and his wife in the hospital after authorities in Terrebonne Parish say he tried to kill her, and then shot himself. Major Malcolm Wolfe says 57-year-old Larry Blanchard was pronounced dead at the couple’s home this morning. The sheriff’s office received a 911 call... more »
  • Exercise ten minutes daily, improve your health

    September 17, 2009 10:14 AM

    Exercising ten minutes a day can significantly improve your general health. That's according to a study from Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. A group of women who weren't regular exercisers took part in the six month study. During that time, they completed ten minutes of stride-walking each... more »

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