Remember Jane Fonda workout tapes, leg warmers, racquetball? If you do, you’re probably a baby boomer, the first generation to embrace regular exercise and daily workouts. And you are now likely part of a majority of middle agers who have gone from fit to flabby. GPB’s Bobbie Battista takes a look at the rise and fall of the fitness generation.
The Partnership for Healthy America is giving the City of Savannah a $50,000 grant to stage a series of street festivals focused on healthy living. City officials said Wednesday they'll be closing down four streets next year to make way for pedestrians, farmers and artists.
Community gardens are getting a shot in the arm in Savannah. City officials recently approved an ordinance allowing residents to grow fruits and vegetables on more than a thousand city-owned properties. Gardeners have to apply for a permit. They can't sell what they grow. And the plots will be monitored to prevent blight.