Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

Busey banking on fitness

About a year ago, Busey converted part of the first floor of its downtown Champaign office to a gym, complete with treadmills, ellipticals, weights and motivational messages on the walls.

Busey Wealth Management Assistant Vice President Bryan Snodgrass uses it several times a week.

Give it a TRI

Want to try a tri this summer?

30 Days, 30 Grads: Schlarman alum walking, talking a healthy lifestyle

LEBANON — Sydne Bryant never had to worry about the "Freshman 15."

The 22-year-old Danville woman stayed in shape throughout her undergraduate career thanks to her training regimen as a member of the women's softball team — first at Lincoln College, then McKendree University — and her own healthy eating habits and personal fitness routine.

To Your Health: Strawberries perfect for breakfast parfait


Seeing pints of strawberries is a welcome sight at farmers' markets! When they are in season, strawberries tend to be easier to find, taste sweeter and cost less than what we pay during the winter.

Eating strawberries fresh as a snack is a great way to enjoy this sweet fruit. They also work great in easy recipes, like our breakfast parfait.

Top of the Morning, May 9, 2017

Like so many others, Mahomet's Gary Matthews last week submitted a get-well message to Lou Henson via this page.

Like so many others, Matthews thanked Henson and his wife, Mary, for their time and compassion.

For the retirees, May 7-13, 2017

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

Get ready to shred

Sara Haag has been mountain biking for about five years, starting shortly after she saw someone riding the tr

Entertainment listings, May 4-11, 2017


This weekend


What: Uniformed re-enactors, representing Allied and Axis units as well as civilians from 1939 through 1945, will gather at the Bunker Hill Historic Area. View living history displays, public battles, tactical skrmishes and more at this free event.

Marcus Jackson/About Town: Kinsey Institute prof's in high demand

URBANA — A few minutes after giving a pair of speeches to anthropology students at Davenport Hall on the University of Illinois' campus, Justin Garcia sat down to unwind after requesting a Diet Coke.

Chelsey Byers Gerstenecker / Family Life: Volunteer opportunities all around


As part of our community wellness effort, this month, we want to talk about the importance of volunteers.