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5K Fun Run/Walk: June 13, 2015

Community Calendar

Pictures from the 2014 Heart Walk

MUSC Bariatric Surgery Program

TTYL -- Gotta Work Out! DVD

What is the urban farm?

Fitness session schedule

Clinic times & locations

Group session schedule



Are you looking for an additional weight loss resource?
Eligible adolescents and adults may benefit from the MUSC Bariatric Surgery program, which includes experienced mental health professionals, dietitians, nurses and physicians, and is dedicated to helping patients safely realize weight loss success. Visit their website for more information and, if interested, register to attend a free open house to learn more about the program. 


  "TTYL--Gotta Work Out!" fitness DVD
The DVD sells for $9.99 and will be available soon!

Sign up to get yours today!!

Check out the videos below to see clips from the DVD:


The MUSC Urban Farm is a great community resource. Be sure to stop by next time you are at MUSC or come for one of the community "work & learns."

 Fitness Sessions are offered:

Monday-Friday 5:00PM-6:00PM and 6:00-7:00PM (Deas Hall at the Citadel)
Saturday 9:00-10:00AM and 10:00-11:00AM (Park Circle in North Charleston)

**Please call to schedule fitness sessions in advance**

Looking for something else to do for exercise??
Check out this community calendar and participate in some of the many activities happening this month!!

The Lean Team (Heart Health's sister program) walks the bridge the first Saturday of every month at 9:00am. Meet them in the gravel parking lot on the corner of East Bay and Cooper St. on the Charleston side of the bridge. You are welcome (and encouraged) to attend! Please contact them with questions.
Email: or visit: for more information. 

We are now offering clinic at these times and locations:

This Month's Group Session Schedule  

  • May 7th:  Easy, fun and FREE exercises
    Come join us to learn ways you & your child can exercise at home & in the community without having to buy any equipment or a gym membership.
  • May 14th: Label Reading and Stoplight Foods
    Learn how to use the nutrition label to determine if a food is a Green, Yellow or Red Light option—a quick & easy way to plan healthy meals and snacks.
  • May 21st: Kids and Parents Working Together
    Parents, ever feel like you’re the “bad cop” with your kids?  Learn helpful strategies for parents and kids to work together toward the common goal of good health.
  • May 28th: Motivation
    Staying on track can be easier when you have motivation to keep you pluggin’ along! Come to discuss ways to increase motivation and help to make signs that will motivate all of the runners/walkers at the Heart Health 5K.

      All group sessions are located at Miller Motte Technical College (8085 Rivers Ave.) in North Charleston, Room 190. If you live at least 30 miles away from our group session locations and are interested in watching a recorded version, click here.  

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