OHS Day 45: My Last Day of Week 12 (Ryno)

Today, I had another circuit of Center Mass Bell exercises, and I’ve gotta say, they are a lot of fun to work with! During my circuit today, I couldn’t sit the CMBs down, which worked on my grip strength and had some veins popping out on the back of my hand. I will be missing … Continue reading “OHS Day 45: My Last Day of Week 12 (Ryno)”

OHS Day 44: Coaches New Toys/Torture Devices (Ryno)

Coach Kilgore got some new toys, and he was anxious to use them during our workout. The new “torture devices” are called Center Mass Bells, and they are similar to a kettle bell, except the handle in in the middle of the weight. The multi-purpose exercise equipment brought a welcome change-of-pace to the workout, and … Continue reading “OHS Day 44: Coaches New Toys/Torture Devices (Ryno)”

OHS Day 43: Day 1 of Week 12! (Ryno)

The final week of Phase 1 for Operation Healthy State is underway, and I can’t tell if I’m more excited about the progress I’ve made or if I’m just anxious to see where the next phase will take me. At the end of the week, I will be giving an update on my weight loss … Continue reading “OHS Day 43: Day 1 of Week 12! (Ryno)”

Bike Safety on the Natchez Trace

JT sat down with Sarah Davis, the Chief Ranger for The Natchez Trace Parkway, to discuss bicycle safety on the federal parkway and to answer some questions JT had about parkway rules and regulations. If you missed the conversation with Chief Ranger Davis, you can find it below!

Mississippi Made Kombucha

Lauren Rhodes is the owner of a Jackson-based fermented foods company, Sweet & Sauer, offering foods, condiments, and drinks that are all teeming with probiotics and enzymes! Lauren stopped by the studio to talk to Rebecca about how she made her way from her home state of Colorado to Mississippi and what inspired her to … Continue reading “Mississippi Made Kombucha”

Thursdays w/ Coach Kilgore #1 – 3D Hamstring

You might’ve heard Ryno talking about the 3D Hamstring Stretch and how much he loves it, and now you get the chance to see how you can perform the same stretch at home! “Tuesdays with Coach Kilgore” will now be coming to you every Thursday, and if you have a particular question you’d like to … Continue reading “Thursdays w/ Coach Kilgore #1 – 3D Hamstring”

OHS Day 42: Active Recovery Day (Ryno)

Because I did so well(and pushed myself so hard) yesterday with the 200 rep workout, Coach Kilgore gave me an active recovery day, which simply means a less strenuous workout to help the body heal without your muscles and joints getting tight and stiff. My active recovery included a couple 5 minute rounds on the … Continue reading “OHS Day 42: Active Recovery Day (Ryno)”

David Magee from The Oxford Eagle

David McGee, the publisher of “The Oxford Eagle”, joined the conversation to give his personal perspective on the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic in the Magnolia State. David has experienced tremendous loss, and a big reason for the pain and suffering his family endured is due to opioid addiction. David’s son William was freshman at Ole … Continue reading “David Magee from The Oxford Eagle”

OHS Day 41: 200 Reps Today! (Ryno)

Today, Coach Kilgore set up a workout circuit that had 10 stations, and I had to complete the circuit three times. When he broke it down, I would be trying to complete 210 reps total in the 3 circuit rounds, and I managed to finished 200 of those 210 expected reps! I continue to exceed … Continue reading “OHS Day 41: 200 Reps Today! (Ryno)”

OHS Day 40: Some Changes Coming for OHS! (Ryno)

You will want to stay tuned later this week, as Ryno takes over “Tuesdays with Coach Kilgore” and transforms it into “Thursdays with Coach Kilgore”! With only a few days left in the first phase of Operation Healthy State, I’m doing my best to shave off another few pounds, before Coach takes the intensity up … Continue reading “OHS Day 40: Some Changes Coming for OHS! (Ryno)”

Dr. Bill James from the Catfish Institute

JT talked to Dr. Bill James from the Catfish Institute about the dangers faced when you eat imported catfish and some of the reasons you should always eat U.S. Farm Raised Catfish. It has gotten so bad in Vietnam that even public health officials over there have questioned the safety of their fish, yet tons … Continue reading “Dr. Bill James from the Catfish Institute”

OHS Day 39: Day 1 of Week 11! (Ryno)

Week 11 got started with a 4-round circuit, and I’m not trying to brag, but I killed it! I know part of it was the motivation to work off the fried foods I enjoyed during my trip to Nashville for the US Soccer match this weekend, but a big part of my ability to do … Continue reading “OHS Day 39: Day 1 of Week 11! (Ryno)”