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Anytime Fitness Named Live Better Partner

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health in Thomas County with a specific focus on reducing obesity, recently formed another partnership with a local gym that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Anytime Fitness, a gym located in Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. As a Live Better partner, Anytime Fitness has...



Old Towne Nutrition Named Live Better Partner    

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health in Thomas County with a specific focus on reducing obesity, recently formed another partnership with a local nutrition club that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Old Towne Nutrition, a new nutrition club located in Downtown Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better...



Smoothie Pop Cafe Named Live Better Partner

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center – led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health in Thomas County with a specific focus on reducing obesity, recently formed another partnership with a local smoothie shop that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Smoothie Pop Café, a smoothie shop located off Jackson St. in Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. As...



Shaw Center for Women’s Health Named Live Better Partner

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health in Thomas County with a specific focus on reducing obesity, recently formed another partnership with a local physician practice that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. The Shaw Center for Women’s Health is an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Thomasville. As a Live Better partner, the Shaw Center has...



Sass Restaurant Named Live Better Partner

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health in Thomas County with a specific focus on reducing obesity, recently formed another partnership with a local restaurant that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Sass, a restaurant in downtown Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. As a Live Better partner, Sass has...



Live Better Heart and Sole Fun Run Saturday

Live Better Heart and Sole Fun Run Saturday This Saturday (February 22), Live Better, the Archbold-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the health in Thomas County with a specific focus on reducing obesity, will hold the third annual Live Better Heart and Sole Fun Run in honor of Heart Month. The run will promote the link between childhood obesity and heart disease. If You Go Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020 Location: Ritz Amphitheater,...



Archbold’s Live Better Hosting Kids Fun Run

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, is hosting the third annual Live Better Heart and Sole fun run – a one-mile fun run for K-5 school children. Held in conjunction with Heart month, the run is intended to raise awareness of the connections between obesity and heart disease, while promoting living a heart-healthy lifestyle through physical fitness and healthy...



Live Better Fit Participants Celebrate Journey

Obesity rates and prevalence of chronic diseases are typically higher in South Georgia counties compared to Georgia and U.S. averages. In fact, obesity is the common denominator with many diseases prevalent in Thomas County, including heart disease, stroke, COPD, sleep disorders, vascular disease, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, spine problems and other conditions. The top priority for Live Better, the Archbold-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the...



Active Soles Running Company named Live Better Partner

Active Soles Running Company named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Active Soles Running Company, a specialty running store located in Downtown Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live...



Planet Fitness Members Find New Habits during Live Better Fit

Changing habits and getting into a new routine takes time a dedication. On average, it takes about two months for new habits to become routine. In June, Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health of the citizens of Thomas County, launched Live Better Fit (LB Fit). The 25-week wellness program is a collaboration with local businesses and gyms. The goal of LB Fit is to teach people how to lead a...



Help Your Health Survive the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, some people tend to throw their health goals to the curb and wait to pick them back up after the New Year. Live Better is challenging you to focus on your health right through the holiday season. Whether your personal health goal is about weight loss, heart health or managing your diabetes, here are a few tips to help your health survive the holidays. Take control. Set realistic goals and be aware of your actions throughout the holidays. Maintaining your...



BodyTrac Participants Find Support in Live Better Fit

While making the initial decision to lose weight is a personal one, having accountability and support system in place can help you stay on track with your goals. In June, Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health of the citizens of Thomas County, launched Live Better Fit (LB Fit). The 25-week wellness program is a collaboration with local businesses and gyms. The goal of LB Fit is to teach...