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TAG: fitness

Let’s get active: Walks, microadventures, and senior fitness

Posted in News on May 23, 2018 at 6:00 am

It’s that time of year when great weather beckons us to come outside and get active. The Library District is responding to the call with out-of-the-ordinary walks, excellent tips from outdoor enthusiasts, and opportunities to step into some new fitness routines. Celebrate National Trails Day with a stroll on the Columbia Plateau Trail while devel […]

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Sophie’s First Triathlon

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on September 10, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley Back in July, I shared that my childhood friend Sophie had invited me to join her in her first ever sprint triathlon. We completed the West Plains Wunder Woman Triathlon on August 17th. Since I’ve already shared a little bit about my first tri, I wanted to get Sophie’s take on her experience. We […]

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Try Tri Again

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time on July 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

by Gwendolyn Haley It was the name that got me. After years of running around in matching Wonder Woman swimsuits with my big sister, pretending to be Linda Carter, how could I not jump at the chance of signing up for a sprint triathlon called the West Plains Wunder Woman? Never mind that at the […]

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Should You Count Your Calories?

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Prime Time on July 3, 2014 at 6:00 am

Should you count calories? Ben Greenfield weights in. by Ben Greenfield Guest Writer I’m a bit of a self-quantification nerd. But I don’t count calories. As a matter of fact, I hate counting calories. Sure, most standard, run-of-the-mill dietary advice would lead you to believe that to lose fat, maintain your energy levels, or maximize performance, that you must painstakingly log every little […]

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