Articles in the ‘Feature’ Category

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Fishing for Food, Fun, and Fitness

March 22nd, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

It is tempting to begin this article by writing “I enjoy fishing.” In all truth, I do enjoy fishing, but I’ve only been fishing (as in, with a rod and reel and bait)…

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Dress (and Plan) for Winter Success!

December 20th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  Even here in the temperate climate of Athens, Georgia, weather conditions can change rapidly during the winter months, especially at night or at higher elevations.  Whether you and your family like to…

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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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Strength Training: It’s not just for “the big guys” any more!

August 22nd, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  Actually, “strength training” has never really been just about weightlifting or bodybuilding.  For some reason, though, a lot of people still equate “strength training” with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno.  The truth…

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GEO WHAT?

May 18th, 2014 | By Staci Litts No Comments

My husband and I are wandering in the same spot looking under and around things for about 15 minutes. It almost feels like an hour when you’re trying to remain inconspicuous. We know…

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The Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia

April 25th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

Spring break and summer vacations are great opportunities for adventure, family time, and fun! But that doesn’t mean it has to be expensive. When you think about your upcoming summer break, it’s a…

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When Vacation becomes PLAYcation!

March 17th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

One of the biggest challenges when we vacation can be sticking with a healthy diet and exercise regime. It’s easy to forget to watch calories when we’re enjoying new foods and eating out….

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Fitness Fun All Year ‘Round

December 11th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

  By Morgan Nicholls, student in the UGA Health Promotion & Behavior program The winter season often conjures up images of bonfires, snowflakes, holidays, and cold weather. And when the temperature outside actually…

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Make Your Yard the Neighborhood Sports Arena!

November 4th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

  What we call ‘yard sports’ were probably invented the first time a Neanderthal kid kicked a rock out of the way while walking to the cave next door, inventing kickball and starting…

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How do YOU define ‘Recreation’?

October 17th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

When you look for a definition, you usually go to the dictionary. So we did exactly that when we asked ourselves the question, “How does Athens MOVE define ‘recreation’?” The dictionary defines recreation…