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SLO Bike Coalition

San Luis Obispo is one of the best cities in the state to ride a bike and the county as a whole provides a multitude of trails and bike related activities.

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History of the Marathon in San Luis Obispo

When the 2012 SLO Marathon + Half debuted on April 22, it had been exactly 26 years since the last marathon in San Luis Obispo history. Always the perfect place for a long run, the marathon event in San Luis Obispo had been only a memory since 1986. 
 

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What do you eat, Jeanne?

Although I eat healthy and am thin, my diet might not be the right one for you.  The way I eat won’t necessarily be the answer to a healthy body composition for you.  There are too many things to consider, before copying my diet.  Besides the fact that my cholesterol is about 120 mg/dl, my blood pressure hovers around 90/60 mm/Hg, and my body fat is about 17.4%, I have celiac disease (CD).  This column will explain what CD is and how it relates to me.  It was written not only to teach you about another aspect of health, but also to share with you my pursuit of a healthy lifestyle.

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Run Paso for a Cause

Run Paso is a women’s running group that was founded in 2010. The group of friends began meeting at a different location each Sunday, and the word quickly spread spread. In the past two years, the group has grown and the women in it have started training together for 5k, half, and full marathons.
 
Together, the group trains for and travels to races throughout the state. “It is so fun to have something to train for,” says member Michelle Thacher, “We make a weekend of the races, get hotel rooms, and go out to dinner.”
 

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SLO Swing

Jump, jive and wail your way to fitness

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Relay for Life Morro Bay: Volunteers Needed

Relay for Life of Morro Bay is seeking volunteers. Help is needed before, after, and during Relay in the areas of Team Recruitment, Registration and Accounting, Luminarias, Setup and Logistics, Survivors, Food and Beverage, Entertainment, and more. For more information on Relay for Life, click here.
 

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Is Jogging Bad for Older People?

New York Times blog asks if jogging is bad for older people. You might find the answer surprising...

 

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Ex couch potato turns UltraWoman

True, cardiovascular endurance and overall running economy are very important to my UltraWoman goal. However, building foundational strength now- results in raw power and reduced injury risk so that I will be able to log those big miles later on. Longer, leaner and faster. Long distance and Ultra racing require a strong, whole body in order to sustain the endless hours of repetitive pounding, climbing, descending all without breaking down and losing form. Identifying then addressing weak areas before you go big makes perfect sense.

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The Chain Reaction of Cycling: Lauren's Ride

The Chain Reaction of Cycling

Lauren’s Ride

Story Sponsor: San Luis Obispo Real Estate Agent Steve Hopkins

By Jamie Relth

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Calmino mission trail is a hiker’s dream

It’s California’s take on the 500-mile trek in Spain

Due to the popularity of the recent movie “The Way,” more Americans have become aware of the Camino de Santiago, the 500-mile trek through northern Spain.  What many Californians don’t realize, however, is that we have a Camino of our own right here in the Golden State.

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