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RHCE co-hosts physical readiness training leadership course

RHCE co-hosts physical readiness training leadership course

Trainers from Regional Health Command Europe, U.S. Army Europe, and Installation Management Command Europe recently conducted a pilot physical readiness training leadership course at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The course was designed to educate, enable, and empower leaders to effectively plan and lead PRT for their local unit with an […]

November 6, 2020 ×


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Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

by Katie F. Boltuch Contributing writer

The fall season is in full swing with winter rapidly approaching. The desire to stay put in your warm home on your comfy couch probably sounds more appealing than going out in chilly weather. Less daylight and colder temperatures tend to have most of us retreat inside accompanied by the latest Netflix series with some warm cocoa or Gluehwein. Sounds nice, right?

November 24, 2016 ×


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Spring is here … Let’s get moving

by Katie F. Boltuch Contributing Writer

Tell me if this sounds familiar: “My bathing suit is telling me, ‘Get off the couch and get yourself in that gym.’ But my sweatpants are like, ‘Come on in, there’s plenty of room!’”

March 24, 2016 ×


Health Corner – What does fitness really mean? – Nov. 13, 2015

by Marissa Pierce, CFT Contributing writer

When some people hear the word “fitness” various images may come to mind, such as a gym, a health food store or maybe even calorie counting.

November 13, 2015 ×


Physical fitness resources found locally in KMC

by Alysha Brandy
Fitness program manager

Ramstein’s Airmen are dedicated to maintaining their physical fitness and are truly “Fit to Fight.” With a 98.5 percent pass rate on the fitness assessment, personnel demonstrated that with personal dedication and great support, they can achieve an outstanding overall fitness standard.

February 26, 2015 ×


Insanity fitness instructor Renee Grande participates in Zumba class with her daughter, Madeline, April 21 at the Vogelweh Crossroads Skating Rink. The class welcomes both young children and their parents.

Military spouses increase resiliency through Zumba

by Staff Sgt. Tramel S. Garrett
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs

After giving birth to two children, Cheryl Cubol needed to lose some baby weight. Like some moms, she was OK with her appearance but noticed her weight gain affected quality
time with her children.

May 1, 2014 ×


Soldiers from the 18th Military Police Brigade, fellow service members and civilians do Zumba, a form of cardiovascular dancing, during the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness “Get Fit, Stay Fit” Fitness Expo Jan. 11 at the Sembach Fitness Center on Sembach Kaserne.

18th MP Bde. Soldiers ‘Get Fit, Stay Fit’ during Fitness Expo

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Christina Turnipseed
18th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

Soldiers, civilians and family members assembled at the Sembach Fitness Center Jan. 11 for the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness “Get Fit, Stay Fit” Fitness Expo.

January 23, 2014 ×


Tech. Sgt. Heather Baldwin (wearing the blue shirt), 786th Force Support Squadron NCOIC fitness assessment cell, tests Air Force members on their fitness Sept. 15 on Ramstein. Baldwin uses her background as a body building competitor to help motivate others to make fitness a way of life.

Body building: breaking out of the shell

Story and photos by Senior Airman Chris Willis
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

She was a shy kid, always trying not to be in the spotlight. Even after she joined the Air Force, most of her co-workers would describe her as reserved. It wasn’t until she watched a video of other service members performing in a body building competition that Tech. Sgt. Heather Baldwin saw her calling.

September 19, 2013 ×


Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Viking Challenge

From pirates to gladiators and frat boys to nerds, participants dressed up in an assortment of costumes and stomped the Pulaski track during the Viking Challenge, July 29 on Pulaski Barracks.

August 1, 2013 ×


Avril Marlow Featherstone focuses on form during a bicep curl.

KMC Women Get Fit!

Story and photo by Krystal White
Contributing writer

Many of us say we want to get into better shape. Some of us follow through with our intentions. A few of us make lasting changes. Then, there’s the group of women in our community who sign up for a bodybuilding competition. They initially sought fitness, but in the meantime, found each other.

July 4, 2013 ×