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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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Professionals help avid adventure-seeker balance a DIY lifestyle

My mom and dad raised a do-it-yourselfer. Car needs a headlight? Figure it out. Sink leaking? No problem. But what happens when your football-playing father teaches you to just suck it up when your body falls apart and that doesn’t work for you?

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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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Two health and fitness programs team up in new facility

Gymnazo and Lose It For Life

Gymnazo and Lose It For Life opened a new facility this month in San Luis Obispo to provide the local community with a fitness facility dedicated to transformational fitness and a health-oriented community. Both organizations provide health and fitness services looking to keep the community fit, functional and to assist in weight loss.

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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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Local chiropractor competes in 100-mile endurance run

On Saturday, June 8th 2013 at 7:00 a.m. one of the most arduous organized events in the U.S., the San Diego 100 Mile Endurance Run, began in the Laguna Mountains just outside of San Diego, California. The race was along the Pacific Crest, Noble Canyon, and Cuyamaca Trails.

Scott Dubrul, a San Luis Obispo chiropractor, completed the 100-mile course in 26 hours and 55 minutes. He trained for the San Diego Endurance Run for over two years.

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Locals bring marathon to SLO

A marathon was always on my list of things to do in my lifetime,” says Heather Hellman co-founder with Samantha Pruitt of  “Get Off the Couch Potato”, a sports production company in San Luis Obispo. At 45 she decided the time had come and entered into Team in Training that not only prepares a runner for the race but raises funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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City to Sea Half Marathon and 5k is Oct. 12

Cuesta College is gearing up to hold its annual fundraiser for the school’s cross country and track and field programs – the City to the Sea Half Marathon and 5K. The event, expected to draw as many as 2,500 participants, is set for Sunday, October 12, 2014. Participants in the half marathon will hit the pavement at 7 a.m. at Higuera and Court streets in downtown San Luis Obispo and end at Dinosaur Caves Park in Pismo Beach.

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