Month: August 2021

Gazoz

Beautiful to look at, delicious to drink and definitely the most fun to make, gazoz is “a gorgeous, aromatic, colorful, zero-proof beverage of fruit, fizz, flora and fermentation.” A seasonal sparkling drink of the moment, let nature be your guide and create what speaks to you. Fruit and flowers, spices and herbs, syrup and sparkle […]

Herrera Beutler is still against tolls

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, wrote to the Oregon Department of Transportation this week to once again discourage the agency from adopting a tolling or congestion pricing program on Interstate 5 and Interstate 205. “I find it particularly troubling that the tolling proposals presented to the Council seem to expressly target Southwest Washington residents […]

Back to School, Back to YOU!

Kids are back to school so many parents are ready to start focusing on their health and fitness again. It’s a great time to assess your exercise and nutrition plan and establish some goals to improve your overall health. Afterall, if we’ve learned one thing going through this global pandemic, it’s the importance of our […]

Is Kitty Allergic to YOU?

Have you ever observed that your kitty’s allergy symptoms seem to worsen the more time you spend together? Have you ever considered the possibility that she may be allergic to you? While extremely rare, scientists say that cats can indeed be allergic to people, but that our frequent bathing and showering assists in reducing our […]

Chipotle Chicken Nacho Dip

I feel fall. Maybe you do, too. It’s a teensy bit cooler, the days are a bit shorter, and if you stop long enough to notice you can see a few leaves here and there getting ready to put on a show. Summer is winding down.  If you have kids at home, this last week […]

ROCK Your Workouts

No matter if you are camping, hiking, at the beach or just in your backyard, you can give yourself an incredible muscle conditioning workout with just rocks! If you can’t get to the gym or away from your home workout area, it doesn’t mean your workouts have to take a sabbatical. So, no excuses, you […]

Designing Your Weekly Workout Routine

To assure your program is balanced, you should have a workout plan that helps organize your time to assure you’re hitting all key fitness components. So, grab a sheet of paper and section it off into seven columns, one for each day of the week. Using pencil, start to fill in which activities you’ll do […]

What’s the Best Exercise to Get Fit Fast?

What’s better to maximize fitness and fat loss – is it cardio, muscle or both? What cardio exercise brings the best results – is it cycling, rowing, running, swimming, hiking or something else? What muscle conditioning workouts enhance overall fitness best – is it Bootcamp classes, Barre, Yoga, Pilates or traditional weight training? Is High […]

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