Entries by Lisette Hilton

Deerfield Beach Run to Honor Fallen SEAL Ryan Owens

A 4-mile beach run (usually carrying gear and wearing combat boots) is typical of what Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens would have done with his brother, John Owens, of Deerfield Beach, when Ryan trained to become a Navy SEAL. The brothers would indeed serve the U.S. as part of the elite Navy’s Sea, Air and […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.

Nova Student Breaks Hand Walking World Record for Charity

  A Boca Raton resident plans to compete in November’s New York City Marathon and next year’s Boston Marathon—challenges that are difficult enough on two feet. But Ashwin Kalyandurg, a fourth-year medical student at Nova Southeastern University, plans to navigate the 26.2-mile course on his hands, to raise money for charity. Lisette Hilton Lisette Hilton, […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.

Our Community’s Opioid Epidemic From the Front Lines

Palm Beach County is known for sun, fun, sober homes and a drug problem that has spiraled out of control. Delray Beach alone has about 700 sober homes, housing some 7,000 recovering addicts. That’s more than 10 percent of the city’s population, according to NBC News. Yet opioid addiction and drug-related overdoses and death have […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.

FAU Researchers Study Arthritis Remedy Copaiba; Is It a Help or Hoax?

Copaiba: Snake Oil or Silver Bullet? Arthritis sufferers who are looking for an alternative to traditional medications for relieving their joint pain might come across an increasingly popular remedy—an essential oil, copaiba. But does it help? Florida Atlantic University (FAU) researchers in Boca put Copaifera reticulate, or copaiba, to the test. They looked at available […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side on National Trails Day

The American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day is Saturday, June 3. And to celebrate, the Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is hosting a hike at the Hungryland Slough Natural Area, in our very own Palm Beach County. Hungryland Slough is one of the County’s largest restoration projects. The nature area’s more […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.

Train When, Where You Want with Boca-Based LIVEexercise

It’s hard to come up with an excuse not to exercise when you have options like Boca Raton-based LIVEexercise.com. The online workout site offers thousands of workouts, including live workouts by local trainers, which you can do at home, in a hotel room—anywhere you have online access with a mobile device, tablet or computer. Robyn […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.

Veteran Teams Up With FAU to Support Improved Veteran Healthcare

Think tank aims to devise better ways to improve healthcare for veterans. Former United States Army Sergeant Austin Capers devoted nearly five years of his life to serving his country. Now the 32-year-old Hobe Sound resident is turning his attention to serving his fellow military veterans. Capers has volunteered to facilitate the Veterans’ Action League, […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.

Where the Fakawi? Ride Your Bike Through Who-Knows-Where Next Month

  The Fakawi Gravel Grinder is the annual mountain bike ride that takes local riders off-road to see remnants of Old Florida. The 50- and 30-mile routes meander through networks of levees, horse trails and abandoned farm roads. This year’s event starts at 8 a.m., Sunday, May 21, at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida. For […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.

This 71-Year-Old Runs 100-mile Races, Directs KEYS100 Ultramarathon

With 100-mile, 50-mile and 50-kilometer ultra race distances, and the option of a six-runner, 100-mile team division, the KEYS100 is not for the faint-hearted. The course for the 10th annual KEYS100 on May 20 and 21 spans from Key Largo to Key West (for those running the 100-miler). The shorter 50-miler begins in Marathon and the […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.

Running For a Cause in the Run From the Rays 5K

Samy Goldfarb was diagnosed with melanoma 15 years ago, when he was only in his early 30s. His father also had melanoma, which was detected early, and his father’s twin sister died from the skin cancer. It runs in the family. But for two years, Goldfarb has participated in a different kind of “run.” The annual […]

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on wordscomealive.com.