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MATCHA CHIA PUDDING

A great breakfast or mid-day snack that is gluten-free and can also be vegan and dairy-free depending on milk choice. A vibrant green tea, matcha

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DIY: Homemade Lip Balm

Chapped or dry lips? Supply your family, friends and neighbors with the gift of a natural lip balm. “Homemade is less expensive than store-bought, and

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To Mask or Not to Mask

What does it take to change a behavior? What prompts some people to recognize the critical importance of wearing face protection during these virus-laden days,

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Gophers in the Garden?

“Just then Mr. Gopher popped up from his underground home. ‘S-s-somebody call for an excavation expert? I’m not in the book, but I’m at your

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Get Those Legs Pumping

Lower-body strength is particularly important for maintaining mobility and avoiding injury as we age. Austin Cantrell, general manager of Anytime Fitness in Central Point, always

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LEG DAY #6: Bridges

Prioritizing “compound” movements – exercises that engage the legs and other supporting muscle groups simultaneously – will produce the best results. Bridges Lay on your

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LEG DAY #4: Step-Ups

By all appearances, men and women have vastly different priorities when it comes to working out: Men focus on building strength and bulk in their

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LEG DAY #3: Hip leg lifts

Get a leg up: Use “compound” movements Prioritizing “compound” movements – exercises that engage the legs and other supporting muscle groups simultaneously – will produce

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Waterfall Wandering

Waterfalls are magical. There is something about cascading water that fascinates us, from ethereal trickling ribbons to dramatic, roaring plunges. There is a whole culture

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Off to Dreamland

We all want restful, restorative sleep, the kind of sleep we got as a child. As we get older, however, restful sleep can become elusive.

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A Real Pain in the Neck

Whether you’re scrolling through Facebook, texting or watching YouTube, you place your neck in a downward position multiple times a day. Known as “text neck,”

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Deliciously Dry

At the height of summer’s bounty, there’s a way to heighten berries’ flavor and nutrition. Dehydrating concentrates both the sweetness and beneficial properties in berries,

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All Choked Up?

When you’re eating a sandwich, you suddenly feel like your last bite didn’t go down your throat. There’s an uncomfortable feeling that you’re choking, but

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Sept. 2020 TOC:

  • Take to the River: Social distance on the water
  • Menobelly & Metabolism: Hormone changes and weight gain during menopause
  • Flexible & Functional: How KT tape works with the body to offer support and lessen pain
  • This Little Piggy: With the proper care, guinea pigs can be an endearing home companion
  • Pump Up and Push Through: Pushup variations build upper body strength
  • Mama Mia, Zucchini! 5 ways to enjoy abundant zucchini and summer squash
  • The Skinny on Sweeteners: Choosing natural sugars can have health benefits