Sleeping in Neutral

Proper sleep positions promote better posture

A young man walks in the room, his shoulders are hunched and his head is so far forward that it looks painful. Others notice his posture and wonder what caused it – injury, genetics? Possibly, but later, when an old man walks in with the same posture, others think it’s because of his age. 

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Racing in the vines

Annual fundraiser benefits Paso Robles schools & youth organizations

Scott Bauhs of San Luis Obispo won the Wine Country Run Half Marathon on March 23 and earned his weight in Paso Robles wine. 

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Take aim and let fly

Archery on the Central Coast

There’s something inherently romantic about archery. Perhaps it’s the simplicity, the fact that a stick and some string can send an arrow flying clear across a field. Or maybe it’s the bridge archery creates between modern men and women and our ancient ancestors, people whose lives depended on their ability to shoot accurately. For Riley Royce Smith, a local marksman and archery instructor, the most enjoyable aspect is the Zen-like peace he gets from the repetitive act of mastering a craft.

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Practical self-defense

Four instructors train others at Aikido Central Coast Dojo

Aikido is one of the least known, least understood and most effective martial arts practiced today. A modern interpretation of the much-older Japanese martial art of Aikijutsu, Aikido was developed by the founder of Aikido Morihei Ueshiba in Japan in the decades immediately before and after World War II. 

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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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Try a healthy beet salad

Candy striped chioga beets are an excellent source of potassium, magnesium, phosphorous, iron, vitamin A, B and C – they also help purify the blood and prevent some cancers. Eating them raw gives them great texture when sliced thin and tossed with Central Coast Creamery’s Goat Gouda and Kumquats and Basil. This is a beautiful spring salad and a little goes a long way; it would also be a great side to roasted chicken. 

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Father and son share time on the links

SLO County golf courses offer endless opportunities for bonding

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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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Keeping the Roadrunners on track

Coach Roger Warnes is the inspiration behind SLO Roadrunners Running & Triathlon Club

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The biggest thrill in wine country

Unforgettable zipline & kayak tours with Margarita Adventures

 

The adults say it’s fun, the kids call it cool and everyone agrees that it’s an unforgettable experience—welcome to Margarita Adventures zipline canopy tours, the biggest thrill in wine country.

Indeed, these one-of-a-kind zipline tours have quickly emerged as one of the Central Coast’s most celebrated visitor attractions, earning praise from Yahoo Travel, Frommer’s, Sunset Magazine, AOL Travel and many others.

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