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Kendrick Kemp

You may see people your age, or maybe even older, who are in good shape and ask yourself, “How do they do it?” First and foremost, we all have different body types and metabolisms, so there is no one magic pill that works for everyone, but getting in shape is possible for most. It just… Continue reading »

After decades of decline, stroke deaths have begun rising in adults 35 and older in North Carolina. Stroke is a leading cause of serious long-term disability and the fourth leading cause of death in the state. Small Steps, Bright Future, a North Carolina Stroke Advisory Council Prevention Campaign, focuses on preventing stroke among African Americans… Continue reading »

This holiday season, I am not on a mission to lose weight, nor am I trying to gain. I simply want to maintain my current weight and waistline. So, what’s my plan? Well, let me tell you. What I’ve learned over the years is by being mindful of what I eat and by getting in… Continue reading »

Dear Santa, I was surprised when my wife asked for a spin cycle for Christmas, you know, one of those indoor bikes for exercising. They are a bit more innovative than the indoor bikes of yesterday and range from the low three to four figures depending on what you like. She had mentioned it a… Continue reading »

The holiday season is fast approaching and I just completed my annual check-up. The nurse had checked my weight, heart rate and blood pressure and I sat on the examination bed waiting for the doctor to read the results. “Well,” I asked as she sat in her chair typing into her laptop. “Your heart rate… Continue reading »