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By Noel Daniel The chilly weather of February evokes an array of images—perhaps the least likely of which is one of a man at the start of a great adventure. But that’s precisely when Tony Youga started off on his journey across the states. It was a journey with incredible

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By Noel Daniel Although she’s no longer spearheading the Modesto Youth Rugby Club, Christina Gein left an indelible mark on sports in our region. In fact, Gein was the one who started rugby in the area—and with a purpose and passion that was rooted in her experience with the sport.

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By Noel Daniel For many of us, there’s a running narrative in our heads: We’ll change on Monday. We’ll start eating better next month. We’ll be healthier on some arbitrary date that’s supposedly just symbolic enough to herald a tough change in our lives. The New Year is full of

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By Noel Daniel The very idea of strapping on your running shoes at 5:30 in the morning is not only daunting—it almost feels impossible. How could you possibly hope to be that paragon of fitness that only drinks kombucha, practically lives on a yoga mat, and runs because it’s fun

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle Have you given any thought to your heart’s health lately? You really should, because although you can’t change your family’s history of heart disease, there are lots of things that you can do to reduce your risk of developing it. “Heart disease is the number one

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle When it comes to Modesto Moves, the name says it all. “The Modesto Moves Training Team is a nonprofit organization whose main purpose is to get people out and moving,” explained Leanne Mason. She and husband Mike, both longtime members of ShadowChase Running Club and Team

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  By Noel Daniel Dancing away your woes is more likely than you might think. “Dance Therapy gives many of the participants, primarily women, the opportunity to network and build relationships with other women or men in the community,” said Keenon Krick, Program and Grant Manager of Riverbank Unified School

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By Gitaine Reis, In-Shape Health Clubs Strength training helps build muscles and endurance. It also increases mobility and range of motion. Small changes in muscle strength can make a big difference in performing everyday activities. Carrying groceries, walking upstairs, and lifting your grandchild can become easier with time. In order

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle There’s something magical about mushrooms. Usually a food that’s so naturally delicious is devoid of nutrition, or vice versa. Not so with mushrooms, which are packed with both flavor and health properties. And Donnie Creekmore knows the secret to growing them in your own home: his

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle Whether you’re a serious athlete or you just want to have fun, there’s some type of unique foot race in the Central Valley for you — and most local color runs, mud races and obstacle courses include events that are designed just for kids! Check out

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