Run/Walk Your First 5k

Rachel Warren

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/05/250725/ Nate Rovenstine, Pastor of Lawrence Wesleyan Church, is a guy who has competed in multiple marathons but is not a huge fun of competitive running. He believes that being healthy can be a fun experience, not just a competitive one. HCHC also believes that being healthy can be fun ...

Kansas Half Marathon Clinic - attend the clinic, sign up for the race, save with tonight's early bird registration!

HCA Intern

Come to the club room at the Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway at 5:30 pm tonight for the Kansas Half Marathon Clinic. You can learn how to properly replace your fluids and electrolytes after a run as well as how to incorporate sprint training in your preparation for the half marathon. ...

Kansas Half Marathon clinic: replacing your fluids and electrolytes, using sprint training to prepare for race

HCA Intern

Come to the Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway at 5:30 pm tomorrow (Tuesday 3/19) to learn more at the Kansas Half Marathon clinic. The clinic will be held in the club room. Plus, you will have the opportunity to sign up for the KHM at the early bird rate! http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/18/251474/

As I See Fit: Have yourself a merry little workout

Katie Bean

As I See Fit: Have yourself a merry little workout

Katie Bean

**BY JENNIFER OSBORN** http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2012/dec/10/245857/ The holiday season is upon us. It’s actually been encroaching since Oct. 1, but I am one of those people who refuse to acknowledge this season of celebration and chaos until Thanksgiving Day. After that, bring it on! I’m happy that Mother Nature is being so ...

Have you signed up for the Glow Run?

HCA Intern

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/oct/25/243612/ Sign up to run or walk the Glow Run 5k today! Proceeds benefit Health Care Access Clinic. Click [here][1] to register. [1]: http://www.glowrun5k.com/ku.html

Cordley Carnival on Friday Adds Wellness Fun!

Sally Zogry

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/25/241737/ The **Cordley Elementary Carnival** is this Friday, September 28th from 5:30-8:00pm. Come enjoy **free** games and prizes, **free** inflatables, laser tag and hamster balls, silent auction, henna tattoos, cake walk and more! Global Cafe, Iwig Dairy and AirSummerSnow Shaved Ice will be selling local food and drink. New this ...

Cordley Carnival on Friday Adds Wellness Fun!

Sally Zogry

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/25/241740/ The **Cordley Elementary Carnival** is this **Friday, September 28th** from 5:30-8:00pm. Come enjoy **free** games and prizes, **free** inflatables, laser tag and hamster balls, silent auction, henna tattoos, cake walk and more! Global Cafe, Iwig Dairy and AirSummerSnow Shaved Ice will be selling local food and drink. New this ...

The Color Run Comes to Lawrence!!

Alicia Erickson

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/04/240660/ The Color Run motto is to have fun and run, no matter what “age, shape, size, or speed” a person may be. Throughout the run, brightly colored corn starch will be sprayed upon the runners when certain zones are reached. What could be more fun than joining your fellow ...

As I See Fit: Back-to-school time affords opportunity to start over!

Jennifer Osborn

It's hard to believe that it's August already. Although the temperatures clearly indicate that summer is very much still with us, in actuality it is back-to-school time. This means many different things to different people. For some, it signals the end of summer's long and languid days and a return ...

As I See Fit: Plank to Perfection!

Jennifer Osborn

Lately I've been fielding questions from friends and clients that revolve around time. They want to know how they can get maximum results in as little time as possible. What magic series of exercises must they do to drop 10 pounds and unveil a perfectly sculpted six-pack? Ah, if only ...

As I See Fit: Pay to play is about balancing indulgences

Jennifer Osborn

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2012/jul/09/237436/ Summer is all about guilty pleasures. I don't know if it is simply the endless sun or the days that seem to flow along in a more relaxed manner, but there is something about the advent of the sweltering heat that suddenly makes it seem OK to eat the ...

As I See Fit — Taking the lunge

Jennifer Osborn

I've said it a hundred times, and I'll say it again: I am a huge fan of workouts and workout moves that require little or no equipment. As a trainer and fitness instructor, I've seen workout fads come and go over the years. We all have. But if there is ...

Exercise Can Be Fun!

Michelle Derusseau

I only started "running" two years ago. I say "running" because try as I may, runners would not consider what I do running. I either settle into a wog (walk/jog combo) pace or I run for a couple minutes and then walk, then run again, then walk again, on and ...

Running for Food, Running for Health 5k Run

Lily Siebert

Join us on Saturday, July 28 at 7:30am for an enjoyable race, fulfilling feast, and a delightful community event. Your participation in the event directly assists the Growing Food, Growing Health School Gardens at West Middle School, Sunset Hill Elementary, and Hillcrest Elementary. The scenic, shady certified 5k course will ...

As I See Fit: Jump into water workouts

Jennifer Osborn

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2012/may/28/235298/ 'Tis the season. With Memorial Day upon us, I think we can all safely assume that a last sudden arctic blast will not be hitting us this year. We can pack up our winter clothing and officially make the switch to tank tops and flip-flops. Yes, it's time. It's ...

As I See Fit: Go outdoors for fresh workouts

Jennifer Osborn

The sun is shining, the grass is green, and it's simply too beautiful to stay indoors. When the humidity begins to climb and the heat becomes oppressive, we can take our workouts back into the gym and have a well-deserved respite from the elements. But for now, let's celebrate the ...

It's All About Balance

Jennifer Osborn

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2011/nov/02/224051/ One of the most common misconceptions that many women have involves the erroneous assumption that lifting weights will make one look like a bodybuilder. You know you've heard this one before, and maybe even secretly believed it. As someone who loves lifting and knows what a great workout weights ...

As I See Fit: Exercise plus eating well equals good health

Jennifer Osborn

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2011/nov/02/224051/ Last week a dear friend of mine sent me an email containing words that were a pure delight for me to read. She wrote that she had come to a serious realization. You may call it an epiphany, a revelation or an aha moment, but the meaning is still ...

As I See Fit: Making it count with functional fitness

Jennifer Osborn

Spring is in the air. Everywhere I look I see people walking, running and biking. That's a great sign for those of us who are looking to get outside and change it up a bit. I've written about the importance of goal-setting, adding physical activity to your day and trying ...

As I See Fit: Time for the Triple Threat

Jennifer Osborn

http://wellcommons.com/videos/2012/feb/08/35374/ I've heard that you've been working out a little bit more. I've heard that you've been cleaning up your diet, watching what you eat, and trying to incorporate more exercise into your life. In short, you are holding yourself accountable for your overall health and wellness. Good for you! ...

3rd Annual Love 2 Run-Lawrence 4-Mile set for Saturday, February 11th

DJ Hilding

The unique 4-mile, couples themed race will be held again this year on Saturday, February 11th, beginning at 9:00am. The race will start and end at Free State High school. This event allows you to team up with your loved one or friend and compete as a couple. Ages are ...

Time to get to work on fitness regimen

Jennifer Osborn

In November, I wrote about the importance of getting a fitness game plan in place before the holidays hit. Maybe you did and maybe you didn’t. As January is a month of renewal, let’s consider it a second chance of sorts and revisit the issue. One of the most common ...

3rd Annual Head for the Cure 5k to Run Downtown

DJ Hilding

The third annual Head for the Cure 5K - Lawrence will make its 2011 appearance in downtown Lawrence! The 2011 event will be on Sunday, October 2nd. The Run/Walk will begin at 8am. Celebrate the lives and legacies of those affected by brain cancer in the heart of Lawrence, Kans. ...

Lawrence Amateur Golf Association City Championship July 23-24

Kristine Chapman

**2011 Lawrence Amateur Golf Association City Championship** July 23rd and 24th at Eagle Bend Golf Course & Lawrence Country Club *benefiting Headquarters Counseling Center* **4 Divisions**: Men’s, Women’s, Senior, Super Senior **Entry Fee**: $125 / player. Includes green fees, range balls, cart for both days and lunch from 23rd St. ...

Sunflower Marathon 5K Fun Run

Sunflowermarathonclub

Come out and support the Sunflower Elementary marathon club. Sunday May 15 at 1:00 pm. $10 a person ($12 on race day) $25 family max ($35 race day). Register at Clinton Lake Sports Complex Softball Fields. We will run around the arboretum/ jogging trail. We encourage everyone of all ages ...

Fun and Exciting Workout Class is Back Just in Time For Summer!!

Sean  Cailteux

The Biggest Winner workout class is back for its 4th consecutive installment, starting Monday June 6th. Since last July, this energetic program has been helping participants lose weight, improve health, and get in the best shape of their lives. Countless pounds have been lost over the course of the passed ...

Kansas Relays photo contest entries roll in

Jessica Schilling

If you haven't heard yet, we're celebrating the annual return of [Kansas Relays][1] by giving away three family packs of tickets to the event, held April 20-23. Each pack contains two adult and two child admission buttons, plus two Kansas Relays T-shirts. To enter, just [send in your favorite kids' ...

Not Sure Where to Start? April 6th is National Start! Walking Day!

Michelle Derusseau

http://wellcommons.com/users/AllHeart/photos/2011/apr/5/211585/ Get Up and Move These days, adults like you are spending more time at work than ever before. An unfortunate side effect is that, as a nation, we're becoming more inactive. This is a problem when you consider the fact that physical inactivity doubles the risk of heart disease! ...

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