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healthIssue 25

By Jacqui D Sinarle The Modesto Doula Group is dedicated to enhancing the birthing experience for local moms and their families, one baby at a time. What’s a doula? If you don’t know, you’re not alone. “A doula is a non-medical childbirth professional who is trained to provide emotional and

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fitnesshealthIssue 23

  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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fitnesshealthIssue 22

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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By Anne Marie H. Bergthold Turlock has a new option for defining your physique. Co-owners Stacy Aguila and Amy Radcliffe have opened Barre Defined, the first barre fitness studio in the Central Valley. “We had not been able to locate this type of fitness or the overall experience we were

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By Noel Daniel Pets are a lot like children. Neither really comes with an instruction manual, and it can be easy to forget that there might be tips and tricks that are necessary for the ideal health of your furry family. Here are 10 Great Tips we collected from area

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By Noel Daniel Harold Peterson retired two and a half years ago, planning to finally experience the world after years of working. Last July, he went on a motorhome trip – but something was off. He wasn’t feeling great, but wrote it off as malaise from the trip. Then he

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    By Alex Cantatore Tammy Wu stood up in her sixth grade classroom. In broken English, she recited a sentence she’d memorized: ” I want to go to an Ivy League school and become a physician.”   At the time, it seemed like a pipe dream for the Taiwan-born immigrant.

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By Gitaine Reis & Angel Chere, In-Shape Health Clubs The kids are going back to school, and it’s time for you to go back to class too! Regularly schedules group exercise classes can ve a great addition to your daily workouts.   The average group exercise class can burn 140 to

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