Articles in the ‘Recreation’ Category

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Top Five Places to Walk in Athens

October 27th, 2014 | By Lindsey Ebert No Comments

    Fall is in the air. The hot summer days are quickly fading into crisp mornings and breezy afternoons. There is no better time than now to take advantage of the finest…

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Local Rider Turning Pedals and Heads in Professional Cycling

October 24th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

To most people, riding a bicycle through Southern California, Utah, Colorado, and Canada would be an adventure of a lifetime. To professional cyclist and Athens resident Joey Rosskopf, the geographical stops were a…

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Keeping Grandma and Grandpa Young!

October 24th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

There are a zillion reasons why some people seem to age more slowly than others. Some of us come from a long line of ancestors who have battled illnesses (neurological, medical, mental, and…

Tips on how to select the best food product for your pet

October 24th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  Our diets play an important role in our nutrition, weight, and overall health. The same is true for our pets. But with so many different options in the pet food aisle, it…

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Hit your mark … and 5-6-7-8!

October 24th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  You’ve laced up your shoes … stretched and warmed up your legs, arms, back, shoulders … stayed well-hydrated and eaten a healthy meal two hours ago … you’re dressed and ready to…

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Step Up and Step Out

August 22nd, 2014 | By Lindsey Ebert No Comments

The one thing that I was looking forward to the most after nine years of consistent cross-country and track practice was simple: an opportunity to just go for a walk. After countless runs…

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Choosing the Right Bike for You

August 22nd, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

When I was a kid, we didn’t have too many bikes to choose from. There were kids’ bikes that varied more by the color and type of seat and handle bars. Mine was…

Low Impact Can Be Highly Effective

August 22nd, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

A couple of weeks ago as I sat in a doctor’s waiting room for a routine checkup, I found myself mesmerized by a television show that featured “extreme low impact exercises” for seniors.  As…

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Giving Your Pet Something to Smile About: dental health for cats and dogs

August 22nd, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

When you think about your pet’s health and wellness, you don’t necessarily consider the importance of dental care. But dental health can play a key role in their quality of life. “So often,…

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AthHalf – Not Just for Runners!

August 22nd, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

Chances are, if you plan to run the AthHalf half-marathon, you are probably already training for the big event, scheduled for Sunday, October 19. For the rest of us, there are still plenty…