Tag Archives: fitness

  1. Child Care Board Receives Funds to Assist with Programmes at Sterling Children’s Home

    The Child Care Board (CCB) has received a helping hand from The Villages at Coverley following the presentation of a cheque valued at almost four thousand dollars. The funds were raised by The Villages’ annual charity 5K Run/Walk and will go towards the work being carried out at the Sterling Children’s Home. Mr. St. Hill […]

    April 15, 2018AthleticsNo comments
  2. Villages At Coverley Crowns A New Female 5K Champion As Oein Josiah Makes It Three In A Row

    28-year-old Oein Josiah made it three wins in a row when he was the first competitor to cross the finish line during The Villages at Coverley’s recently held 5K Run/Walk. However, it was a first win for 23-year-old Amy Cox who ran away with the women’s 5K Run title;- Providing some strong competition for Ms. […]

    March 12, 2018Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Zagora Callender at Kosice; Silver Medal – Weightlifting

    Zagora Callender just represented Barbados in Weightlifting in Kosice, and earned a silver medal. (With a total of 105 kg – 45 on snatch & 60 clean and jerk) Please note the flyer above, as well as follow their Facebook page.

    March 11, 2018Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  4. A Different Type of Heart Attack That Affects Mostly Women

    Not all heart attacks are created equal, especially when they happen in women. In addition to often experiencing different warning signs of heart attack, women also are more likely to have a sudden tearing in the walls of the arteries that bring blood to the heart muscles. This condition is called “spontaneous coronary artery dissection,” […]

    June 11, 2017HealthNo comments
  5. Nutrition for Non-Nutritionists Workshop (Helene Charlebois) Pt 1

    Research has revealed that parents will outlive their children in the 21st century. This is according to Canadian Dietitian, Nutrition and Obesity Expert, Helene Charlebois, who was speaking during a nutrition workshop held yesterday at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. “For the first time in history, if you have a child, your chances of seeing your […]

    May 21, 2017Health, Video GalleryNo comments

    Organised marathons, walks and gym challenges, after work exercise programmes, walking and running clubs are just some of the activities in which more employees of CIBC FirstCaribbean are being encouraged to participate, as a result of the establishment of a relationship between the bank and the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC). This relationship was strengthened recently […]

    May 14, 2017HealthNo comments
  7. Nutrition for Non-Nutritionists Workshop (Helene Charlebois) Pt 2

    Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. is a health and wellness company specializing in health communications and health education. Our goal is to improve healthcare and knowledge in the Caribbean through the provision of quality health and medical education events and health communications solutions. From conferences to health marketing to publications, Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. is able […]

    May 14, 2017Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. International Rugby at Garrison Savannah: Merry Men from Vermont University

    South Buffalo RFC coming in to play on Feb 19 and Feb 23, and Brown University playing on March 27 and March 29

    February 5, 2017Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  9. The Inaugural Oscar Jordan Symposium at Queen’s Park Steel Shed

    The Inaugural Oscar Jordan Symposium in honour of the life and work of the late Dr. Oscar Jordan, Endocrinologist, co-founder of the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and the Maria Holder Diabetes Centre for the Caribbean is scheduled to be held January 25-28, 2017. It is a collaborative effort between the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and the Queen […]

    January 9, 2017Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. Celebrity Chef Cindy Hutson Partners with Miami Cancer Institute

    Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, announced today a partnership with celebrity Chef Cindy Hutson. The star chef, restaurateur, author and now Culinary Ambassador for the Institute is developing a collection of innovative healthy foods for cancer patients during and after treatment and throughout survivorship. “We are thrilled to have Chef Cindy […]

    October 20, 2016Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. Walking enthusiasts encouraged to support Random Acts of Fitness

    Fitness enthusiasts received a refreshing surprise recently when a leading fund manager “popped up” up at popular exercise spots around the island to encourage them to support the upcoming Fortress Half Marathon. Fortress Fund Managers successfully ran its first-ever Random Acts of Fitness (RAF) promotion in the first two weeks of September by greeting exercise […]

    October 19, 2016HealthNo comments
  12. Slow Food Barbados Challenges Barbadians to eat local for a week

    Slow Food Barbados is challenging Barbadians to eating only foods grown, caught, or raised in Barbados between September 5th – 11th, to raise awareness of the nutritional, economical, environmental and cultural benefits of eating locally sourced foods. This coincides with the 9th annual Caribbean Wellness Day on September 10th, 2016.   The Slow Seven Challenge […]

    September 3, 2016Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. ICBL Donates More to Charities Thanks to Record Turnout

    Thanks to a record number of participants, ICBL is in a position to donate more funds to this year’s beneficiaries. Speaking at the prize presentation and close out press conference, Managing Director & CEO, Ingrid Innes spoke about the success of the initiatives that were implemented this year to increase participation: “An increase of 1,388 […]

    May 15, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    Speaking at the 2016 media launch of the RBMW at the Tamarind Cove Hotel, CEO of the Cave Shepherd Group of Companies, John Williams (extreme left), described the Run Barbados event, like Cave Shepherd, as a “Barbadian institution” and pledged his company’s commitment in a three-year partnership agreement with the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI). […]

    April 6, 2016Athletics, FeaturedNo comments

    A number of local and regional corporate entities and their staff will be joining employees of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank and the Barbados Cancer Society (BCS) Breast Screening Programme in the annual Walk for Cure due to take place on Sunday 4th October. Many of these companies are business partners of the Bank and have […]

    October 3, 2015HealthNo comments

    As Caribbean youth continue to grapple with rising unemployment and resisting the lures of engaging in criminal activity for economic gain, 60 more youth in St. Kitts are now better equipped for the world of work. The youth recently graduated from the inaugural United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-sponsored A Ganar sports for youth […]

    October 2, 2015EducationNo comments

    Managing Director Niall Sheehy said, “We have a mandate to not only become the best service provider in Barbados, but we are committed to building up the communities in which we live and work. Ever increasing trash and waste have produced nothing less than a global crisis for our sea waters, our marine life and […]

    September 23, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. “Breast Cancer” no longer an ‘Old Woman’s’ disease, Seek Mammograms now!

    Young women should get mammograms and test early for breast cancer, even those under the age of 45, since such incidences are on the rise in Barbados. “Nothing to be alarmed about, as this corresponds to global findings. Globally, it has been found that the most common cancer in women is breast, and it also […]

    September 3, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  19. Globeathon Barbados 2015 – Walk & 5k Run TO END Women’s Cancer

    The Barbados Cancer Society and Sagicor Presents Globeathon Barbados 2015 – Walk & 5k Run TO END Women’s Cancer. Register at

    September 1, 2015Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. “WORKING FOR A HEALTHIER TOMORROW” by Humphrey Metzgen, President of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados

    The Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation unit is a programme designed for those persons who have had heart surgery, a heart attack, heart failure, a stroke or are at risk of these events. This department, by the way, is accredited with certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Outside of the USA […]

    August 30, 2015HealthNo comments
  21. Digicel Supporting Walk for Lupus for 9th Year

    DIGICEL (Barbados) Ltd. is assisting the Hope Foundation with its awareness campaign by supporting that organisation’s Walk for Lupus for the ninth year. The annual walk comes off this Sunday, August 30, starting at the Drill Hall Beach, St. Michael from 6 a.m., and is one of the many activities the Foundation organises to raise […]

    August 26, 2015HealthNo comments
  22. Jake Gyllenhaal’s “Southpaw” – Featuring Eminem’s “Kings Never Die” Genre: Action | Drama | Sport Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer: Kurt Sutter Studio: The Weinstein Company

    July 24, 2015Cinema, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Creed – Michael B. Jordan & Sylvester Stallone (Original Sequel)

    Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) never knew his famous father, world heavy weight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there’s no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed’s legendary match with a tough upstart named Rocky Balboa. Once in the City […]

    July 16, 2015Cinema, SportsNo comments
  24. CONNECTING THE WORLD THROUGH PEACE: International Walk for Peace – Saturday, July 25th, 2015

    Barbados will be joining with 120 nations in an international Walk for Peace on Saturday, July 25th, 2015. This Peace Walk, also known as the “Peace Road”, will take place in Bridgetown, beginning at 10:00 AM from Jubilee Park, and continuing on to Independence Square for entertainment and speeches by prominent figures. Youth groups, community […]

    July 7, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  25. “Aware to Care” 5K Walk/Run July 4th, register NOW!

    Shirts and numbers are available for collection at BARBADIANA DISCOVERED TREASURES any day in the week and on Saturdays. The Cystic Fibrosis team is also available at Sky Mall to get your registered for the race and hand you your shirts and numbers. You can register at any Wineworld locations and online at!

    June 21, 2015Health, Photo GalleryNo comments