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Low-Cal Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving. A time for family, giving thanks, and delicious food. It’s a holiday that is great for our hearts, but historically not so good for our waistlines. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average person consumes around 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day alone. Additionally, the average person gains 1-7lbs between Thanksgiving Day and New […]

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Allen Bushnell, Fish Rap: Monterey Bay anglers thrive off Dungeness crab

By Allen Bushnell sports@santacruzsentinel.com Saltwater fishing is still going strong in the Monterey Bay area. Add Dungeness crab into the mix, and local anglers and visitors are doing very well indeed. Chris’ Fishing Trips out of Monterey Harbor keeps multiple boats going even in this slower season. And, they are doing very well. Relatively light […]

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Stay Fit During the Fall

Fall is here, the weather is changing and it is getting colder. But, it is still important to keep up your habits of working out especially with all of the delicious holiday food and sweets that are associated with this season. With the excess of indulgent foods, it’s important to include fat burning exercises into […]

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Improve your paddling with these 3 shoulder exercies

If you have picked up a copy of Santa Cruz Waves magazine, you may have read an article I wrote about how to repair shoulder injuries for surfers. While that’s an important article to read, I thought it appropriate to share ways to not only improve your paddling but stay strong to prevent these shoulder […]

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Boost your health with Traditional Chinease Medicine

The Seasons are Changing: Boost your immunity and protect yourself against the flu season A healthy and strong body is the best defense against virus and sickness. With the change in seasons comes a greater vulnerability to becoming ill. Nights and mornings get colder, we may be surprised by sudden weather shifts and we spend […]

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Joey Wolfe & Paradigm Sport

Joey Wolfe is a man with a vision. This was apparent as he led the way through a construction zone that will soon be his new gym, Paradigm Sport. He was talking about the future as though it were already here. As Wolfe described the various sections planned for his state-of-the-art workout center—which is the […]

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Fit to Surf

SURFING IS FOR THE ADVENTUROUS. Public perception may even frame surfing as a dangerous sport, considering the combination of marine life, shallow waters, tumultuous tides and currents, and sharp reefs. Surfers take a risk every time they paddle out. Still, most surfers don’t think twice and hop on their board for the next awesome swell. […]

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What you need to know about added sugar

Sure, sugar tastes amazing, but it’s not exactly the most amazing thing for your body. Actually upon further discovery it avoiding sugar altogether would be best for the body. This is harder than it sounds as sugar is in everything! What is added sugar? I’ll tell you. Sugar or Sucrose is made of two simple […]

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