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Make Tabata intervals part of your exercise routine

Not enough time to exercise? No more excuses – give Tabata intervals a try

With the start of the school year, shorter daylight hours, and an increase in a variety of obligations looming overhead, “I don’t have time to exercise,” just may be a familiar tune ringing through your mind.

Problem solved – Tabata intervals can be a fast and effective way for the average person to find time in their schedule for exercise.

What, one may ask, is a Tabata interval?

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Let’s get real about fitness goals

Set realistic goals & get started on your way to success at Kennedy Club Fitness

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The perseverance of a 67-year-old marathon runner

Running a marathon is hard for any human being. Novice or elite athlete. It requires months of training and a willingness to push through 26.6 miles of pain and exhaustion with the reward of having someone put a medal around your neck. It’s an endeavor that most people have zero desire to undertake. However the process and experience is a commonality that all marathoners share regardless of their age or skill level. 

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Luffa Love: locally-grown luffas and herbs provide natural relief

Is it a sponge? Is it a plant? Just exactly what is a luffa and what are the benefits of using one? A visit to The Luffa Farm in Nipomo for a tour is just the thing you need to do to learn all about it.
 
“They’re sponges, right?” That’s the question most people ask when they come to the farm. And the answer is no, they are not sponges like the ones that live in the ocean. A luffa is a plant. Proprietor Deanne Coon and her family have been growing luffas for more than 20 years.
 

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The exquisiteness of equine

Take some time to explore SLO County from the saddle

The world is a beautiful place from the back of a horse. When riding, all troubles go out the window and life is suddenly simple. San Luis Obispo County has a rich and diverse equestrian community. Whatever your discipline, there is something here for you. And while we might speak different “horse languages”, it’s important to realize and remember we share the same love of horses.

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San Luis Obispo Goes Red to Recognize Wear Red Day and Raise Awareness for Heart Disease

The American Heart Association will be joined by over 100 women and men dressed in red for the San Luis Obispo Wear Red Day Luncheon. This half-day event aims to empower attendees with information and tools to fight heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women, and live healthier lives.  

The event program will feature the inspiring story of local heart disease survivor, Sharon Young, and keynote address from Dr. Andrea Tackett, MD, FACC, Coastal Cardiology.

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Run Paso raises $10,000

Central Coast Active congratulates Run Paso for raising almost $10,000 for the Wellness Community of the Central Coast!
To prepare for the first annual SLO Marathon, the women's running group decided to run for a cause and raise money for The Wellness Community, a local cancer support center. Some of the women in this inspiring group are caner survivors themselves. Donations poured in from all over the country to support this incredibly worthy cause. 

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Central Coast Pumpkin Farm opening

Central Coast pumpkin farm offers family fun

Granny's Garden at San Marcos Ranch is worth the drive

Bring the kids out and stroll through the giant Central Coast pumpkin patch at the new Granny's Garden at San Marcos Ranch, just north of Paso Robles.

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Annual Wine and Roses Bike Ride

 
The 11th Annual Templeton Wine & Roses Bike Ride will take place October 6, 2012. Start and finish is at the Templeton Community Park, and riders can choose between a 30-mile, 62-mile (metric century), or 100-mile courses. Proceeds from the ride will benefit these local organizations: the Community Action Partnership Adult Day Center, the North County Humaine Society, and the Templeton Community Library Association.
 

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Wildflower returns for 32nd year

Tri-California readying for 32nd Wildflower Triathlon, amid drought conditions in California

Despite the recent California wide drought, Tri-California announced in mid-March that the 32nd Annual Wildflower Triathlons will take place as planned on May 2-4.

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