Category Archives : Exercise

On Your Mark

(Originally published in World of Westchase Magazine, October 2017) Race season has hit its stride. Websites like and provide race schedules for various events throughout the calendar year. Typically, the races are on behalf of some worthy cause and their proceeds benefit others in need. Therefore, even if you are not going to participate in […]


Give Me a Cheer!

(Originally published in World of Westchase)   A team activity that often overlooked as an elite sport is cheerleading. Cheerleading, however, takes the conditioning, strength, flexibility, and coordination of an athlete to perform its vigorous tumbling, dancing, and jumping. Fords resident Karrie Hawkins began cheering at 7 years old. In high school she cheered for […]