• 01:01

    Get Moving, America & Get Reading on Read My Lips Radio with Bonnie D. Graham

    in Lifestyle

    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.


    It's 2015 and we're still dealing with an Obesity / Inactivity Epidemic and an Illiteracy Epidemic. My special guest authors today are doing something about these dilemmas.


    "Sitting is the new smoking," says Jim Kirwan. He's on a mission to Get America Moving by helping exercise-averse adults transform their lives from "Excrutiating to Extraordinary". Jim is the author of The Exercise Factor: Ease into the Best Shape of Your Life Regardless of Your Age, Weight, or Current Fitness Level. Hear Jim's 5 simple steps to help you start running in less than 30 minutes and 5 simple steps to get off your butt. Hey, you've gotta start somewhere! www.getamericamoving.com.


    Education innovator Gertrude "Gert" Garrow, creator of The AtoZeasy Reading System: Learn to Read in 30 Hours, is 'a cross between Mary Poppins and Mrs. Doubtfire.' Gert cites these troubling statistics: 90 million adults are functionally illiterate. 70% of adults read at grade 4 level or below. 60% of adult prison inmates and 85% of juvenile offenders are illiterate. What is she doing about it? In a single reading lesson, her systematic, sequential, cumulative and logical AZRS method can teach anyone what would normally take 20 lessons. How? AZRS teaches the key words that make up 75% of written English using songs and animated stories. Info: www.atozeasy.com


  • 01:59

    Social Inactivity

    in Self Help

    What is the state of activism in America, your state and your community? People are busier now than ever before, or perhaps just more distracted. Phones, tablets and 3D TV's compete to keep us endlessly entertained. Is there a cost for this non stop indulgence?  Many of us have over one hundred facebook friends but some of the same people don't know their neighbor or parents of their childrens classmates. The less we interact with each other the less we know about each other which can leave room for old suspicions and beliefs to return. We don't care what happpens as long as it doesn't happen to us. Also this week, the latest updates on the Kendrick Johnson and Kenisha McBride cases along with local, national and internation Word On The Street. Join us this Thursday, November 21st from 7p-9p CDT at www.blogtalkradio.com/rapsessions or call in on 347.857.2097 and let's rap about it.

  • 00:24

    Stay Fit - Summer Walks 2014

    in Parents

    Getting teenagers to exercise can be a daunting task. After all, with the computer and Internet, television, video games and other sedentary temptations, the idea of getting up and moving around can be less than appealing. However, it is important for teens to exercise. The American Heart Association identifies physical inactivity as risk factor for several health problems - www.teenhelp.com

    Today we would like to remind you to to Stay Fit this Summer 2014

    This Summer Marquel and I have walked miles thats right we have commited to morning, evening and night walks.

    We remind you of the Michele Obama Lets Move Program that we have cited in the past committed to children to keep fit by dancing, eating right , walking , sports, and running etc..

    Lets Move...Get Active - Offering parents the tools and information they need to make better decisions about their

    children's nutrition.   Also working to Improving the accessibility and affordability of healthy foods.  Last but not least Physical activity -- increasing opportunities for kids to play and move. 

    Get your community government involved - Mayors and community leaders can promote physical fitness by working to increase safe routes for kids to walk and ride to school; by revitalizing parks, playgrounds, and community centers; and by providing fun and affordable sports and fitness programs.

    Let’s Move! supports the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA+) challenge, which helps individuals commit to regular physical activity and healthy eating -- and rewards them for it.

  • 02:01

    Weekend Watchdogs: Trade Deadline Recap

    in Sports

    Mike Silva and Joe Buono react to the big deals made around baseball at the trade deadline. Kevin Kernan of the NY Post gives his thoughts on the Yankees acquisitions of Stephan Drew and Martin Prado, and the Mets inactivity. Later in the show Dennis Waszak Jr. of the AP talks about the latest from Jets camp.

  • 02:08

    AVE Radio Network Farewell to Blog Talk Radio

    in Radio

    This will be the final AVE Radio Network program to air on Blog Talk Radio. Hosts Mike and Abigail Summers will take a look back at some of the great memories and moments from their time with BTR.  From "Michael Porter's WrestleShoot" to "What's On Your Mind? with Abigail Logan, the AVE Radio Network has done everything possible to bring you the finest quality programs.  Mike and Abi will be joined by fellow Blogtalkers Paula Jo (co-host and new proprietor of "Michael Porter's WrestleShoot") and Wacko Bob (owner and host of The Wacko Network).  Don't miss this final farewell for the AVE Radio Network on Blog Talk Radio.

    Call-in number: (646) 929-2424.  The chatroom will be open one final time.  Join in the conversation!

    From the AVE Radio Network Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/AVE-Radio-Network/552694354767967):

    "I regret to inform all of my Blog Talk Radio friends that, due to months of inactivity, ongoing financial struggles and plans to advance my careers and family life, it is with a heavy heart that I announce that the AVE Radio Network is leaving Blog Talk Radio. Tuesday, August 5th, will be our final program on BTR with our account being terminated on the 6th. My wife Abigail D Summers and I want to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for tuning in to enjoy some fun programs from Michael Porter's WrestleShoot to What's On Your Mind? with Abigail Logan. The door is open for the possibility of coming back, but for now, we must leave BTR. To all of the people who have helped us over the years from Michael Porter to "Wacko" Bob Guercia, we must simply say, "Thank you"! We will post our showtimes later this week. Until then, see you next week!" ~ Michael S. Summers, founder/C.E.O., AVE Radio Network

  • 00:40

    Three Rivers...One Show: Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Deadline Silence & More

    in Sports

    The MLB non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, and for the second consecutive year the Pittsburgh Pirates have decided to stand pat. City of Champions co-editors Matt Gajtka, Zac Weiss and Larry Snyder discuss what the Bucs' inactivity means to their postseason chances on the latest episode of Three Rivers...One Show on CoC Radio. Can Neal Huntington find a way to add through the waiver trade process? What was it about this year's trade market that left the Pirates out in the cold? Also, the guys address the start of Steelers training camp and a couple bits of news that have emerged from Latrobe. 

  • 00:31

    Curtis Harwell and Kelli Richardson Discuss Teenage Fitness and Reviews

    in Fitness

    Fitness Benefits For Teens


    Teens and young adults, both male and female, benefit from physical activity.
    Physical activity does not need to be strenuous to be beneficial.
    Moderate amounts of daily physical activity are recommended for people of all ages. This amount can be obtained in longer sessions of moderately intense activities, such as brisk walking for 30 minutes, or in shorter sessions of more intense activities, such as jogging or playing basketball for 15-20 minutes.
    Greater amounts of physical activity are even more beneficial, up to a point. Excessive amounts of physical activity can lead to injuries, menstrual abnormalities, and bone weakening.


    Nearly half of American youths aged 12-21 years are not vigorously active on a regular basis. About 14 percent of young people report no recent physical activity. Inactivity is more common among females (14%) than males (7%) and among black females (21%) than white females (12%).
    Participation in all types of physical activity declines strikingly as age or grade in school increases.
    Only 19 percent of all high school students are physically active for 20 minutes or more, five days a week, in physical education classes.
    Daily enrollment in physical education classes dropped from 42 percent to 25 percent among high school students between 1991 and 1995.
    Well designed school-based interventions directed at increasing physical activity in physical education classes have been shown to be effective.
    Social support from family and friends has been consistently and positively related to regular physical activity.

  • 00:31

    Getting Fit in the Summer

    in Youth

    Barbecues, ice cream, and inactivity during the summer can all lead to lower fitness levels. Teen hosts Drew, Kaitlyn, Robert, and Sarah share their tips for getting or staying fit over the summer. Some suggestions from our show:

    Take advantage of the fruits and vegetables that are now in season.
    Drink plenty of water. If you drink a lot of soda, try replacing a couple with water each day.
    Talk to your doctor about healthy ways to reduce your calorie intake and increase your activity level.

    Listen to our show and share your own summer health ideas with us!


  • 01:04


    in Current Events

    If you missed the Anthony Johnson Show on Thursday July 3rd @ 9pm EST, as I discussed:


    Thank you.

    THE ANTHONY JOHNSON SHOW is dedicated to keeping the people, community and people informed of issues that matter. THE ANTHONY JOHNSON SHOW was created to reach out to artists, authors, community activists and public servants who share their stories of trials and triumphs. THE ANTHONY JOHNSON SHOW IS DEDICATED to justice, equality, human rights and education. 

  • 00:16

    Help Prevent Diseases of Your Brain by 5 Activities Dr. David Barczyk

    in Self Help

    Many diseases adversely affect our brain health later in life such as Alzheimer's, dementia and Parkinsons.  Perhaps we can help by maintaining good oxygen levels and doing activites which activate our brain daily, like computer games, sports, meditation, conversations, team board games, reading, writing, exercises.  Dr. David Barczyk, D.C. addresses 5 activities which may help save you and loved ones from future brain diseases which are aggravated by inactivity. 

    1. Meditate:  Meditation has been shown to increase IQ and decrease stress.  Meditate 10 minutes a day. No excuses. (If you’ve never meditated before and are too afraid at this point to ask how to do it, the answer is simple to give, but difficult to do. To meditate means to clear your brain. Basically, think about nothing. If you’ve never tried it, you may be surprised at what a challenge such a simple seeming task can be. Stay in the struggle and do it. One tip is to little envision chasing your thoughts away to leave your brain clear.)

    2. Listen to music or better yet learn to play music.

    3. Exercise:  Walk. Bike. Swim. Exercise increases oxygen. Your brain loves oxygen.

    4. Change your environment:  Look for ways to struggle. Take a different route to work. If you usually go left, go right. Do something different. Change your routine.

    5. Think positive

    DAVID J. BARCZYK, D.C. is the Chief Executive Officer of ALL !N Wellness. He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 1994 from Life Chiropractic College in Georgia and has a robust chiropractic practice that includes four locations across Southern Louisiana.


  • 00:30

    Why is obesity in the United State an issue when it kills people????

    in Entertainment

    People avoid certain drugs because they "know" it kills them. People avoid guns, gangs because they "know" you can get killed. People "sometimes" avoid drinking and driving because they "know" it kills. So why don't people regulate their diets to avoid obesity when they "know" it kills???? Millions of people are dying because they are overweight. Why is that? Asking callers why they believe this is, what can be done about it, how they have helped others, and more. 

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