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Healthy cooking: Fresh guacamole

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Fresh guacamole is a healthy, simple dish to make for your own little fiesta. With just a few quick pulses of the food processor, fresh ingredients can be turned into a creamy, crunchy … Continue reading

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Humidity is the Worst

I know people who love to run in the heat. 80 degrees? Full sun? No problem! I am not those people. I am hands down the sweatiest person I know. I’ve been known to carry water for runs as short … Continue reading

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6-Exercise Leg Workout

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Heidi Parr, certified personal trainer and sports nutritionist, says having a leg day in your normal workout week is not only important for your leg muscles and muscle endurance, it’s also extremely important … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Ladies Y-Tri

Right after I finished my race, I spent 8 hours in the car to go camping in an area so far upstate NY I didn’t have cell service. I didn’t even realize there were still places like that. It was … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Sweet and spicy shrimp and pineapple skewers

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Fire up your Fourth of July grill and throw on some healthy skewers. These lightly marinated shrimp and pineapple treats will leave your belly full without weighing you down while you lounge by … Continue reading

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Sitting for travel or work? These yoga moves will stretch you out!

If you’re sitting for extended periods of time traveling or at work this summer, you may experience tightness in your lower back, knees, and hamstrings. Lisa Taylor and Suzi Hendler with Evolution Power Yoga demonstrate seated yoga moves that can … Continue reading

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New sport, vast improvements

Before I started training for the YWCA ladies y-tri, I had ridden my bike three, maybe four times in my adult life. I was not a cyclist. Now that I’m less than a week away from my race, I have … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Strawberry shortcake

Please enable Javascript to watch this video One of my favorite desserts as a child was strawberry shortcake. To be perfectly honest, I mostly just loved the buttery cake all by itself. No fruit or milk needed for my young, … Continue reading

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Video: Shape up that butt

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Lisa Taylor and Suzi Hendler with Evolution Power Yoga show some moves to help you shape up your butt just in time for swimsuit season.

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Holy Hills

On Friday I bought my first tri suit and officially signed up for the Ladies Y-Tri. On Sunday, I did the whole bike portion of the race for the first time. As I swore my way up the millionth gigantic … Continue reading

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