PowerUp Press Room
PowerUp Fitness Offers Free At-Home Family Fitness Resources
APR. 2, 2020
KNOXVILLE, TN – PowerUp Fitness, best known for PowerUp Your School, their evidence-based physical activity program aligned with academic standards launched a new “At-Home” resource: powerupfitness.net/athome to help families get students moving and learning, even in their living rooms.
Participants in 'What's the Big Idea?' pitch competition
APR. 7, 2020
Stacy Baugues presents PowerUp Fitness at the "What's the Big Idea?" pitch competition at Scruffy City Hall on Sunday, March 1, 2020. PowerUp Fitness creates fitness programs for students.
Free academic, fitness resources offered to families
APR. 6, 2020
PowerUp Fitness, a Knoxville-based physical activity program used by several Cumberland County schools, has launched a new "at home" resource to help families get students moving and learning, even in their living rooms.
Crossville First United Methodist Church sponsors PowerUp Your School for Glenn Martin Elementary
FEB. 25, 2020
CROSSVILLE, TN – Glenn Martin Elementary School will join Homestead Elementary as the second Cumberland County School to start the PowerUp Your School fitness and learning program thanks to the partnership of Crossville First United Methodist Church.
System brings active learning program to after school
FEB. 23, 2020
Both Dandridge Elementary and Mt. Horeb Elementary are now implementing the PowerUp Your School fitness and learning program as a part of their after-school activities thanks to support from the Jefferson County Schools Office of Coordinated School Health and student volunteers from Carson Newman University.
Homestead receives VEC grant for active learning program
FEB. 17, 2020
Homestead Elementary School will begin using the PowerUp Your School fitness and learning program thanks to the Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s VECustomers Share Grant.
Elementary School Receives Local Grant to Bring Active Learning Program to Students
FEB. 10, 2020
CROSSVILLE, TN – Homestead Elementary School will begin using the PowerUp Your School fitness and learning program thanks to the Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s VECustomers Share Grant.
School System and Local Partnership Brings Active Learning Program to Students
FEB. 4, 2020
MOUNTAIN CITY, TN - GoJoCo – Healthier Johnson County Initiative sponsors PowerUp Your School for Roan Creek Elementary students
Students leap into learning at Lenoir City Elementary with PowerUp Fitness
OCT. 28, 2019
LENOIR CITY, Tenn. — If you ever see Lenoir City Elementary Schools students leaping into the building, just know there is a method behind the movement. "I want them to exercise so we do this kindergarten through 3rd grade," kindergarten teacher Leigh Wiley said.
Learn, exercise, play: United Way sponsors fitness program at Alexander Elementary
NOV. 26, 2019
After teaching in Florida for a decade, physical education teacher Maggie Chandler wanted to incorporate unique ideas for her PE classes at Alexander Elementary, so she researched and spearheaded the active learning program, PowerUp Your School, coming to Alexander.
School System and Nonprofit Partnership Brings Active Learning Program to Students
OCT. 2, 2019
ELIZABETHTON, TN – Four Carter County schools are now using the PowerUp Your School fitness and learning program as a part of the Carter Cares After School Program thanks to the United Way of Carter County.
Stacy Baugues revives PowerUp Fitness idea, pursuing crowdfunding campaign
OCT. 1, 2019
Spend some time with Stacy Baugues, and you’ll quickly learn that she is passionate about health, wellness and fitness. In fact, the Memphis native and competitive gymnast in high school won $3,000 in 2012 in the “Boyd Venture Challenge” at the University of Tennessee (UT), Knoxville for a fitness start-up idea.
Knoxville Entrepreneur Launches Campaign to Grow Business While Giving Back
AUG. 27, 2019
KNOXVILLE, TN – PowerUp Fitness, a female-led Knoxville startup offering children’s physical activity programs for schools, fitness centers and daycares, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to grow its business and give back to schools and nonprofit youth programs nationwide.