Athletes have often credited their victories to being 'in the zone.' It's a wonderful feeling of knowing how to move and what to do during an athletic activity, and being in the zone is an almost magical experience that makes you feel you can do no wrong.
Any notion that boxing is just for boys couldn't be more wrong. These days, models (including Gigi Hadid and Adriana Lima), fashion bloggers, and others are becoming boxing devotees, putting the workout right up there with cult favorites a la Ballet Barre, Soul Cycle, and Model Fit. In other words? Boxing is cool and empowering, and its female followers are redefining what it means to "hit like a girl."
If you want to fill your grocery cart with foods that'll keep you satisfied, slim and overall healthy, your smartest strategy is to first look at the ingredients list (or, even better, buy whole foods that don't have an ingredients list). Words you can't pronounce? Lots of sneaky names for sugar? Put it back on the shelf.
Whether it seems like it or not, warmer weather is coming, and that means parents need to focus on kids' sun protection. According to the Centers for Control and Prevention, unprotected skin can be damaged by UV rays in just 15 minutes of exposure, and it recommends a combination of prevention methods, including having little ones wear a hat that shades the face, scalp, neck and ears.
"I had my hydroseal outfit on, neoprene socks, gloves and helmet. I shoved off at the bottom of the rapids. There was blowing snow and the water was very black. It was treacherous, stark and extremely beautiful. The danger was the black water because it covered up rocks, and if I hit a rock in midstream it could take my life." - Will Steger, from his 2014 solo boundary waters trip during spring break-up.
The Johnston County Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation expects more than 150 people for its March 6 Hunting Heritage Banquet at the American Legion Building on U.S. 301 in Benson.
If you ran a NASTAR race course at any of the more than 100 resorts which offer the event, you may have been fast enough to qualify for the NASTAR Nationals. Qualifiers have now been listed on the website (http://www.nastar.com); snail mail notifications will be sent out soon.
The 35th Dixie Deer Classic outdoors exposition will draw more than 20,000 people to the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh this weekend to buy hunting and fishing gear from some of the 312 exhibitors and learn from dozens of speakers.
Scenic Three Sisters Springs: it's the center of Florida's manatee universe where as many as 500 of the huge, gentle mammals come and go in a single day as the waters of the nearby Gulf of Mexico grow too cold for them to travel and forage.
Pre-med major John Wright studies often in his final semester at Wichita State in Kansas. Along with the assorted courses on advanced biology, he's currently cramming in as much knowledge as he can get about Kentucky Lake.
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