Tiger Times

Go the distance

Go the distance

January 2, 2018

On Feb. 18, 2018, Texarkana will be holding the Run The Line half marathon. 13.1 miles of running is asking a lot for most people and requires lots of training to be prepared for the big day. In preparation of this event, I have been on a strict schedule of running and other workouts to make sure I am prep...

The experimental health kick

The experimental health kick

October 22, 2015

If there’s one thing everyone should know about me, it’s that I love eating junk food and hate working out (I’ve always been pretty active, but I’ve never truly “worked out”). I want to be healthier— I want to use my FitBit to “GetFit” (GetIt?). Day One: Tuesday I woke up at 5 a.m. to run aro...

Illustration by Alex O'Gorman

Pa-le-OH woes

September 23, 2015

No grains. No dairy. No sweets. After a month of living with the diet of a caveman, I’ve noticed a lot of changes within myself. Growing up, I always heard the phrase “it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle,” and I always thought about how dumb that was. Just fixing the way you eat changes your li...

Senior Jessica Emerson enjoys a smoothie at Tropical Smoothie Cafe. The cafe held its grand opening on Aug. 14.

Tropical treats

August 27, 2015

Add a little peanut butter. Some strawberries and bananas are thrown in. Add some protein, and ice and blend it together. What you get is a great tasting, fast and healthy smoothie. With over 20 different smoothie flavors and numerous add in combinations, Tropical Smoothie Cafe has become a hotspot for s...

Local fitness finds

Local fitness finds

November 12, 2014

Being healthy and getting fit can be a struggle, especially if you have no idea where to start. Your mom's Pilates tapes from the '90s can only get you so far. Fortunately, Texarkana has plenty of places in town that can help you get started and stay active. Gold’s Gym Express: Cost- There are two paymen...

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