10-Week Challenge 2013

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70 Days in 2013: January 28 – April 5 (formerly “100 Day Challenge”) Establishing a fitness habit. Maybe you’ve tried before. You get a good start, get busy, and end up starting again. If you have fallen into inconsistency or … Continue reading

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Beef Days —-> Fund Run = Couch to 5k!

There are approximately nine weeks between the Solon Beef Days to the Spartan Fund Run, which raises money for Solon classrooms. That’s enough time to build any fitness routine (yoga, aerobics, biking, swimming, etc). It’s also the exact amount of … Continue reading

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Couch-to-5k: Get Ready for your First Fun Run or Walk!

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Have you been thinking about participating in a 5k but don’t know how to prepare? “Couch-to-5k” is a gradual plan that can make your dream of completing a race become your reality! The Solon Community Fitness Club selected this program … Continue reading

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Go Solon Striders! You Are Invited to Walk/Run

The weekly community walk/runs have resumed. We will meet every Thursday night at 6:45 pm near Timber Dome Lodge at Solon Nature & Recreation Area (the parking lot is near the corner of Racine & Sovers in the city of … Continue reading

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The Power 9: Live Longer, Better!

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Lessons Learned from the Blue Zones, presented by Dr. Brian Fitzpatrick [Many thanks to Brian Fitzpatrick for getting us thinking at the last meeting! Brian passed out a list of ideas and encouraged us to select one or two Blue … Continue reading

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Stepping Up to the (Healthy) Plate!

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Presented by Lori Winborn, Registered Dietitian with Mercy Hosp. Cedar Rapids. Nutrition advice can be confusing and contradictory. Our guest presenter in January, Lori Winborn, helped us get some perspective on healthy eating. MAJOR THEMES MyPlate: Say goodbye to the … Continue reading

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Take the Challenge…

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Form a Wellness Habit! posted by Lianne Westcot Teams are now forming for the 100-day Challenge that starts January 23! You can join a Solon team by contacting team leaders below — OR invite friends, family, neighbors or co-workers to … Continue reading

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