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Best Gyms & Fitness Centers in Columbus of 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Gyms & Fitness Centers in Columbus of 2015

Whether you’re looking for a casual workout spot or a place for hardcore strength training, Columbus has a lot to offer those who are interested in a new fitness regimen. In 2015, our readers voted for The Fitness Loft as their top spot to work out. The gym opened in late 2014 on Parsons Avenue […]

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Fit Week, a New Initiative to Promote Physical Activity For Everyone, Begins Saturday

Anne Evans Anne Evans Fit Week, a New Initiative to Promote Physical Activity For Everyone, Begins Saturday

Columbus Public Health has a new initiative to get you moving this winter. Fit Week is a series of classes at area gyms and fitness studios designed to give people a taste of a new workout method while supporting the program Kids Cycle Columbus. Classes begin Saturday, January 10, 2015 and go through Friday, January […]

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Hot Yoga in Columbus: More and Better!

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Hot Yoga in Columbus: More and Better!

2015 has lots of promise if you want hot yoga in Columbus! I have been visiting yoga studios around town, taking room temperatures, and meeting some awesome teachers. I found a few places barely as hot as billed and some unadvertised hot spots for good yoga-based workouts. Because I need regular exercise and I like […]

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Resolve to Eat More Fresh Produce with a CSA

Anne Evans Anne Evans Resolve to Eat More Fresh Produce with a CSA

Do you want to eat fresher foods, more often? Do you find yourself buying the same produce over and over? Community Supported Agriculture, a CSA, can help you break that habit, and put the freshest and tastiest produce in your regular cooking rotation. A Full-Season Share with Sippel Family Farms out of Mt. Gilead will […]

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Race Roundup 2015

Anne Evans Anne Evans Race Roundup 2015

If you’ve got getting in shape, or just being a bit more fit, or maybe running a 5K every month, on your new year’s resolutions list, this list is for you. Every year, Columbus has plenty to offer in the way of marathons, half-marathons, 10ks, 5ks, fun runs and adventure runs. Note: not everything has […]

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Probiotics and Brain Health, Why Fermented Foods Make Us Feel So Good!

Andy Reed Andy Reed Probiotics and Brain Health, Why Fermented Foods Make Us Feel So Good!

We have all heard about how probiotics help with immunity and digestion. And most of us remember our first time trying a quality fermented food, that first spoonful of delicious live-culture kraut, or first swig of a gourmet kombucha, and the immediate feeling of “WOW! I feel great!” that followed. Why do we feel so […]

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The Fitness Loft Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Fitness Loft Opens on Parsons Avenue

The intersection of Livingston and Parsons is one that has changed rapidly in the past decade. Nationwide Children’s Hospital has redeveloped three of the four corners with new medical facilities, parking garages and office buildings while the streetscape has been beautified with brick crosswalks, bike lanes, landscaped medians and improved pedestrian infrastructure. The fourth corner […]

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