Stay Hydrated. Stay Healthy.

by Shawn V. Pittington NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist HYDRATION AND YOUR HEALTH Whether you’re playing sports, traveling or even just sitting in the sun during these dog days of summer, getting enough to drink is vital! Why is hydration important? Dehydration is no joke! It...

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‘It’s Time’: OTAC Iron Gym Opens to Community

In December of last year,Old Town Athletic Club on Walker Drive was transformed into the Old Town Athletic Campus with the addition of The Hub, a brand new space delivering an improved fitness experience with boutique-style exercise spaces. Members of all fitness levels now have...

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Why Focusing Fuels Gratitude

Is this you? You’re ready to shake off the dust of the past 12 months and move into a fresh, clean new year with no mistakes and no regrets. You’re drawn to the idea of a fresh start. The notion of renewing your dedication to...

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A PASSENGER ON THE TRAIN OF GRATITUDE

“Gratitude” is a topic that gets brought up a lot. Spiritual guides, psychologists, and motivational speakers have an absolute field day discussing gratitude. I’m going to take a stab at it myself, because I’ve been thinking a lot about it. Maybe the reason gratitude comes...

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OUR HEALTH: HANGING IN THE BALANCE

Remember all that rain we got back in May? I think it’s fair to say that spring 2016 was something of a letdown. But you’ve got to admit—your lawn looked pretty darn good! Between those days of downpour, I attempted to keep our acre of...

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SUMMER PARENTING: AN APPROACH TO KEEP YOUR KIDS ACTIVE

Unless you are a stay-at-home parent (or a teacher who actually can take summers off), you probably don’t have the luxury of hanging out with your kids every day for three months. A full-time job makes it tricky to help your kids maintain an active...

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THE POWER OF SWEET WORDS

You know those little cocktail napkins that have cute quotes on them? The other day, I bought some that say, “Let us celebrate with wine and sweet words.” I was really drawn to that sentiment, and the more I looked at it, the more I...

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