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6 Things You Can Do for a Summer of Happiness

June 1, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Summer of Happiness: Six Simple Things You Can Do This Summer to Let the Sunshine In If your life could use a little lift, Todd Patkin says there’s no better time than summer to make small changes that will have a big impact on your outlook. Summer is a time of warm temperatures, sunny skies, [...]

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The Whirlwind of Extracurricular Activities

May 30, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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by Rachel Jones   New moms, it happens faster than you think: all of a sudden your child is old enough for music classes and swimming lessons. Then in another year, he’ll be old enough for gymnastics, tee-ball, and karate. Not to leave out Boy Scouts, basketball and church youth group. I am caught in [...]

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Cruise for a Cure! Relay for Life – Fri May 17th

May 14, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Want to go on a cruise that you don’t have to worry about getting seasick or being stuck at sea? Then join us on Friday, May 17th as we go “Cruisin’ For A Cure” with the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Fayette County. This year’s Relay For Life event is being held at [...]

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A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart

February 12, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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February is American Heart Month. Do yourself a favor and incorporate these simplified ways of doing everyday tasks to save energy for active recreational activities that keep your heart healthy. UTILIZE BODY MECHANICS. One of the easiest ways to save energy is to use your body correctly. This means distributing work over several sets of [...]

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Spinning: 5 Expert Tips for Newbies

January 24, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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If you’ve ever contemplated taking a Spinning class but were too scared to try, you aren’t alone. Many newcomers are intimidated by the loud music, the instructor’s barking orders and the unfamiliar terms. Part of getting fit, however, is leaving your comfort zone and trying something new. Once you have the basics down though, an [...]

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Tips for Frugal Family Ski Vacations

November 7, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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My husband and I are avid snowboarders. We met on the hills and never wanted to stop snowboarding. Then came the kids. Since daycare on the slopes can cost upwards of $95, it was almost impossible to get to the mountains without dipping into our rainy day fund. Though our kids are old enough now [...]

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Patricia Dablah, Kareen Underwood lead with Zumba

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Muy caliente! Zumba instructors Kareen Underwood and Patricia Dablah are heating up the dance floors at gyms across Fayette County, helping both women and men melt away the pounds while having fun. Spend any time around them and you’ll see — their energy is contagious. At first glance, Kareen Underwood seems to have it all: [...]

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Reap the Health Benefits of Gardening

October 25, 2012 by Bonnie Helander  
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Do you view gardening as “yard work” and see it as a chore? If so, you need to change your perspective. Numerous scientific studies emphasize the amazing health benefits associated with gardening. Gardening positively affects the body, mind, soul and spirit. Instead of looking for a wonder drug, why not try this wonder activity? Gardeners [...]

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Have Fun Working Out!

October 22, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Physical activity is essential to a balanced lifestyle, but it can be difficult to gather the motivation to actually do it.  Many people look at exercising as a chore, but it’s important to start viewing it as an accomplishment and something that makes you feel better.  TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit [...]

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Bethany’s Run.Bike for Children Sept. 22

September 13, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Bike Ride / 5K Cross Country Run Children’s Fun Bike Ride Saturday, September 22, 2012 at The Rock Ranch. 7:00 a.m. Check-In Opens 8:30 a.m. Bike Rides Start 9:00 a.m. 5K Run 9:15 a.m. Fun Bike Ride 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Fall Family Fun Day Register Online Registration Fees 25 / 50 / 100 [...]

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Simple Changes Can Boost Your Health

September 12, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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(StatePoint) Feeling a little off? Regardless of your age or fitness level, there are steps you can take every day to feel and perform your best. “Many Americans ignore their pain and fatigue,” says Dr. Keith Overland, president of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). “But just like world-class athletes who constantly search for ways to [...]

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Top 10 Tech Tips for a Healthier Heart

June 15, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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(Family Features) The message that a healthy lifestyle helps protect your heart isn’t new. If you’d like to do more to take care of your heart, here are 10 ways technology can make that easier. 1. Stop Smoking. Apps such as Smoke Reducer for Android, and iQuit for iPhone can help you wean off tobacco. [...]

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