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Woods and Pena Earn Gold at Senior Olympics

BY MELANIE BUCK – Two local men swept their events for the second year in a row at the Senior Olympics held recently in Hot Springs. Larry Wood entered three power-lifting events: Bench Press, Leg Press, and Strict Barbell Curl. Wood Bench pressed 435 pounds on a pause bench; 1,050 pounds on the leg press; and 185 pounds on the ...

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Ouachita Wellness and Sports Center, LLC

BY MELANIE BUCK – Bringing health and fitness to others is the passion of Larry Wood, owner of Ouachita Wellness and Sports Center, LLC, located at 400 Crestwood Circle, in Mena. Larry, along with his wife, Sherry, purchased the business in 2010 and made it their mission to educate their clients about health and wellness. Both Larry and Sherry grew ...

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Locals Earn Top Medals at State Powerlifting Meet

[MENA] Larry Wood of Ouachita Wellness and Sports Center and Dr. Paul Buschman of Mena Regional Health System competed Saturday, October 4 in the Arkansas State Championship Powerlifting Meet at Russellville, Arkansas. Larry Wood won first place in the Master’s Division (ages 50-55), 259 Pound Weight Class. Larry squatted 460 pounds, bench pressed 410 pounds, and dead lifted 300 (limited ...

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