Tag Archives: Fitness

National Dance Day

Executive Producer of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD), Nigel Lythgoe, has started a grassroots initiative to encourage the nation to move. Declaring July 31st as National Dance Day, Lythgoe hopes that individuals, communities, organizations, and families will come together and express themselves through dance.  However, this grassroots experiment is quickly turning into…
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Making Exercise (or training) Fun!

Why do most of us view exercise as such a chore? There is no denying how amazing it is for our bodies in many different ways - both physically and mentally. It helps us to look good, feel better about ourselves, make us more graceful and stronger, protects our bodies, and helps fight diseases as…
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200 Songs for 200 Klicks – Help Fight Cancer a Musical Way

A friend of mine has decided to enter The Ride to Conquer Cancer in his own unique and compelling way. Brian Chick will be participating in a 200km bike ride this June 2010 to raise money for the Princess Margarett Hospital Foundation for cancer research. As part of the team, "The Eradicators," Brian hopes to…
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Studio Spotlight: The Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance

[caption id="attachment_103" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Photo Courtesy of the Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance"][/caption] There are many great dance studios throughout this country. If you are in the upstate NY area, keep checking back here for periodic local studio spotlights. This week's spotlight: The Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance.  Located in the heart of historic Saratoga…
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How to Live with a Meathead

An old article I thought was amusing.... How to Live with a Meathead So I started dating this guy that seemed like the whole package. Once we moved in together, I realized there was a catch - my man is a meathead. The gym is his favorite place, there's a well used mirror in every…
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A Timeless Tradition

The Current Ballroom Dance Craze and the Surprising Health Benefits Ballroom Dancing – passion, blinding sequins, skimpy outfits.  That’s what most people think of when they hear “Ballroom.”  Well, that and the Hollywood and sports stars that have traded in their Italian leather soles for a sleek pair of dance shoes.  If you caught yourself…
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