Justin Lee attends the University of Central Arkansas where he majors in Computer Science. Justin trains at 365 Fitness in Conway with trainer Mark Jenkins. His goals are to work on core stregth and gain muscle mass. Way to go Justin!
Welcome everyone! My name is Blair Wortsmith, and I am SO excited for the first edition of
Make Every Day Count! I was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, and I am a junior at the University of Mississippi. Being physically active and properly fueling my body have been big priorities for me since I was very young. My mom was an elementary P.E. and Health teacher, and both of my parents modeled the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. However, as I got older, I realized not everyone was this fortunate. I began competing in pageants when I was in high school and had the opportunity to promote a personal platform, and I knew that the childhood obesity epidemic was something I was passionate about helping our nation overcome. That led to the creation of Be Proactive, Get Active! Throughout my time competing as a teen, I was able to serve as a Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador for the NFL and National Dairy Council. My senior year of high school I was invited on as one of the founding members of the Get Fit Arkansas! Fitness Council, and I have loved every minute of it!
I am a Banking and Finance major at Ole Miss, and I have the great opportunity to promote another platform, Guiding Youth to Financial Freedom. The majority of young people are not being equipped with the basic financial skills they need to succeed, and I love helping combat the financial illiteracy problem that is plaguing out nation. I realize that people’s socioeconomic status as well as their spending habits can greatly affect how they eat and exercise. I can’t wait to continue sharing this important message as Miss Vicksburg 2018 on my journey to
This blog is a way for students to seek inspiration on their health journeys, provides a platform to discuss fitness with other young people, and to give readers a voice! I am really looking forward to using this column as a way to share more tips about affordable ways to eat nutritiously and exercise on a budget, discuss how health is so much more than an outer appearance, share events coming up that might be of interest to readers, answer any questions and show you all how you can Make Every Day Count! I encourage you to follow along- it is going to be lots of fun!
Make Every Day Count!with Blair Wortsmith
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