Contact Us
Make My Homepage
Fitness

Fitness

Elizabeth Warren Hands Out Halloween Candy
Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

What Would You Do for Halloween Candy?

We're willing to bet you don't realize how many calories are actually in your favorite candy. Maybe you don't care. Just a little perspective for you, ONE Reese's Peanut Butter Cup has 90 calories

Read More|Comment

Southcoast Health photo
Southcoast Health photo

Southcoast Health Awarded $8 Million Grant From HPC

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission has awarded Southcoast Health Systems an $8 million grant to provide more care for individuals with behavioral health issues and high-risk diabetes patients, along with improved emergency care.

Read More|Comment

Group of young people's hands
dsy88/iStock

Parents Most Concerned About Concussions

Student athletes are more brawny and better built than they were a generation ago! And that means they play rougher.

Read More|Comment

Teen students standing on school desks
michaeljung/iStock

Time To Stand Up For Improved School Performance

Did you realize that we sit on our butts 12 hours per day on average? Sitting down as much as this is clearly bad for us and some research suggest that those who sit all day live around two years less than those who are more active. Most of us are guilty of excess sitting. We sit at work, in the car and at home. In a very interesting study conducted on the elementary school level in Texas, students who stood during class at special stand-up desks performed better all around compared to children who sat at their desks!

Read More|Comment

Men hiking
Polka Dot Images

South Coast Hiking Is Best Kept Secret

What Southeastern Massachusetts lacks in altitude, it more than makes up for with wildlife reserves, coastal scenery and magnificent barrier beaches. For starters, hiking locally is the Bay State's best kept secret!

Read More|Comment

TSM
TSM

Refurbished Basketball Courts Open At Buttonwood Park

If you play basketball, you probably have played a game or two at the courts at Buttonwood Park.

The three courts have been around for decades, and now have been refurbished, thanks to a fund-raising effort by The Friends of Buttonwood Park, expertise provided by the City of New Bedford, and several local companies who donated materials and labor

Read More|Comment

Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images
Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Funding Rolls In For Mass In Motion New Bedford

Mass in Motion New Bedford's financial future is secure for at least another three years.

The motivational healthy lifestyle program has been awarded another round of funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, which will provide $50,000 a year to the program for three years

Read More|Comment

Workout ad

Workout for What? [VIDEO]

This French water ad was published 2 years ago, but it's still making my Facebook newsfeed today! These women have to pedal the stationary bikes to light up the wire. Once they realize what it leads to, they pedal faster

Read More|Comment

Hand of drowning man waits for help in the sea
iStock

How Can You Survive Dangerous Rip Currents? [VIDEO]

Every year, swimmers drown in treacherous rip currents, because they don't know how to escape them. The real danger with rip currents is not that you are getting pulled away from the shore, but how you react!

Read More|Comment

Woman lifting weights
mtoome

Four Benefits Women Get When They Lift Weights

In our fitness series, I've invited guest trainers to share some of their best tips and tricks for getting fit during 2014. In this feature, Seattle trainer Justin Wade dishes up five things you can do to help you find your slimmer self. 

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!