Feel Like You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling?

Few things can damage a marriage like issues in the bedroom. What many couples don’t realize, though, is that there are many hidden physical causes that can be identified and successfully treated, said Dr. Kim Weaver, owner of the Weaver Clinics, based in Moore.

Straight Talk

If you watch television, read billboards or shop online, odds are that you have seen advertisements for teeth aligners that can straighten your teeth from the comfort of your own home. Marketing messages about these clear aligners suggest that they are a convenient, pain-free and cost-effective alternative to metal braces and an often “invisible” way to gain the perfect smile…

Living the Healthy Lifestyle

These are buzz words as of late—“Healthy Lifestyle”— but they can mean so many things! It can mean anything from getting more rest, to intermittent fasting and eating more vegetables, to exercising three to five times per week, depending on who you talk to. 

Solid Rock Training’s

You'll definitely get a solid workout with Solid Rock Training's Full Body Functional Strength Training program. For the full effect, you'll want to go five rounds.

A ‘Sip of Hope’ for Your Health

Coffee lovers, take note! If you need to lose a few pounds and you’re a java junkie, there’s a new product that can help. It’s called SlimROAST Optimum, and people around the globe are successfully using it to shed unwanted pounds and boost their overall health. It’s manufactured in the United States and shipped around the world by Valentus, a…

New Year’s Resolutions

Goals. How do we set them, and how do we keep them?

Turkey Day Workout

Looking forward to that tasty smorgasbord that makes up the traditional Thanksgiving feast, but not to that heavy, sleepy feeling you get afterward, not to mention the weight gain that shows up on the scales the next morning? 

Want to Feel Better and Look Better?

 Article Staci Elder Hensley  A New Beginning Healthcare  11401 S. Western Ave., Oklahoma City

Dental Depot Turns 40

 Article Jerri Culpepper  Dental Depot was founded in summer 1978 as a small private practice by Dr. Glenn Ashmore upon his return from service in the U.S. Navy. A lifelong resident of Oklahoma City, Glenn graduated from Northwest Classen High School, just blocks from the original office on 23rd Street.  The original office was a renovated duplex boasting five operatories…

Training (and Eating) for Life

 Article Bob Algard | Photography Ryan Lassiter of Defining Image  This is an example of a workout performed on a metabolic conditioning day at Solid Rock Training in Norman . It's a functional full-body workout. All of the movement patterns are functional; strengthening these movement patterns will help you perform better in everyday life. An assault bike is added to…

Solid Rock Training

As the clock nears 8:30 on a recent Monday morning, folks start rolling into Solid Rock Training for a 50-minute solid endurance group fitness class. What’s in store for them is a rapid-fire lineup of activities that will have them pedaling atop stationary bikes, testing their stamina on rowing machines, performing reverse crunches on the floor and barreling across the…

Mary’s Story

[Editor’s Note: Mary Pointer Blankenship, senior vice president at Republic Bank & Trust, is serving as the 2018 Go Red for Women chair, a program of the American Heart Association whose mission is to encourage women and their families to take action and live a healthier life. February is National Heart Month.]


Looking back, it’s difficult for me to believe all that I have accomplished in only nine months at Orangetheory Fitness Moore. Although I’ve always enjoyed an active lifestyle that included hiking, bicycling, coaching my boys’ football practices and other sports and outdoor/indoor activities, and considered myself in moderately good shape, OTF’s unique system of interval training, which provides members with…

Winterize Your Life

Winter is upon us once again. The days are shorter, the air is colder and the need to increase our self-care is here. The gray weather, freezing temperatures and shockingly cold wind can wreak havoc on our health if we’re not careful. Even though humans have learned to adapt to harsh weather, there are still steps we can take to…

Stepping Up to the Barre

A great, successful workout is one that you can never truly master. It constantly switches things up, and your body never gets the chance to plateau because there’s always a new challenge around the corner. That’s why the dynamic workouts at Pure Barre are so great at giving real results. The instructors always keep you on your toes, and they…

An Ounce of Prevention

Have you ever heard the familiar phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? Nowhere is this more applicable than when it comes to your own health and well-being! The Agency for Healthcare research and Quality as well as the National Institute on Aging report that maintaining your health can mean keeping your independence. In fact, research…

Stepping Up to the Barre

I have never seen as many strong, inspiring women gathered in one place than I have in the Norman Pure Barre. Think that you don’t fit that description? Neither did I! That’s what makes Pure Barre so special. The workout isn’t about turning you into a strong woman (or man!), it’s about showing you that you already are.


In February, Cleveland County Lifestyle publisher Jimmy Darden made a personal commitment to get physically fit. He chose Orangetheory Fitness in Moore to begin that journey. But after only a few sessions, Darden suffered what he calls “a freak knee injury”, and was sidelined for a time when he had to have surgery to repair a torn meniscus. On St.…

Bon Voyage!

Have you ever heard the phrase “the world is your oyster”? Well, now’s the perfect time to make plans to travel, to see the world, to expand your horizons! Sometimes taking a trip and having a change of scenery can do wonders for our health, our mood and our outlook on life in general. Having fun and enjoying life and…

Stepping Up to the Barre

Let’s start out with a confession. For the past couple of years, my idea of working out has been doing a 20-minute yoga video in my living room a few times a week, tops. If life got busy, as it so often does, that was the first thing to get cut.

Beat the Blahs

According to a recent study in the Journal of Gerontology, feeling old and tired don’t have to go hand in hand. In fact, there are many ways we can boost our energy as we age! While a lack of energy may indicate an underlying medical condition, sometimes just some small changes in your activity level, food choices and sleep patterns…