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Step Up and Step Out

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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Spokes and Sprokets

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Choosing the Right Bike for You

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…

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Senior Moves

Low Impact Can Be Highly Effective

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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Paws To Play

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

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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Moves that Count

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AthHalf – Not Just for Runners!

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…

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Upcoming Events

  1. 2nd ANNUAL BUDDY CHRISTIAN MEMORIAL 5K WALK/RUN

    October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Run Home 5K

    October 11 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Jittery Joe’s Fall Classic Century Bike Ride 2014

    October 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  4. 40th ANNUAL SCARECROW 5K and FUN RUN

    October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Three-PEAT

The Madison County Senior League All-Star softball team recently won their third consecutive state championship. Madison County defeated Macon 19-0 in game one and battled back from a 10-8 deficit to defeat Northern…

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Step Up and Step Out

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…

Hub-Photo

Choosing the Right Bike for You

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

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…

Dental_Procedure_SAMS_098-2

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

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,…

AthHalf-2012_73

AthHalf – Not Just for Runners!

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…

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

  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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SECOND SEASON Part 1 of 6

The glaring sun beat down on the pool with unrelenting heat, driving many of the swimmers to gripe to their parents about how much sunscreen was too much. The parents usually won the…