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YOU GOT THIS!: Forget the Weight Goals, Exercise for Health

YOU GOT THIS!: Forget the Weight Goals, Exercise for Health

While many equate exercise with weight loss, there are many other healthy reasons to exercise daily.

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Just 4 Keepers Is Collecting Soccer Equipment for Haitian Children

Just 4 Keepers Is Collecting Soccer Equipment for Haitian Children

Just 4 Keepers of Northern Virginia has teamed up with two local Haitian outreach groups to provide soccer cleats and other equipment for the children of Haiti.

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Onelife Fitness Extends its Weekend Hours

Onelife Fitness Extends its Weekend Hours

In response to members’ requests, One Life Fitness at 7500 Limestone Road in Gainesville has extended its weekend hours.

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Next Level Fitness Starts Winter Athlete Performance Training Dec. 9

Next Level Fitness Starts Winter Athlete Performance Training Dec. 9

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments | Health and Fitness

Next Level Fitness and Performance in Haymarket is currently enrolling elite and aspiring athletes in its popular winter training programs. Readers can register by October 31 for a 10 percent discount on winter session fees.

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Outdoor Adventures: Natural Swimmin’ Holes at Shenandoah National Park

Outdoor Adventures: Natural Swimmin’ Holes at Shenandoah National Park

| August 31, 2013 | 0 Comments | Health and Fitness

Overall Run in Shenandoah National Park is probably best known for its 93-foot waterfall which is a spectacular destination in the spring and fall. However, in the summer, that’s when I’m more interested in a less-known feature of Overall Run: the swimmin’ holes!

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Gainesville MS 5K Proves Successful Fundraiser, Family Event

Gainesville MS 5K Proves Successful Fundraiser, Family Event

Gainesville Middle School held its fourth annual 5K raising money for the school and SERVE of Northern Va.

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Northern Virginia’s Girls on the Run Descends on Bristow

Northern Virginia’s Girls on the Run Descends on Bristow

More than 3200 girls from all over Northern Virginia descended on Bristow Sunday morning to participate in the Girls on the Run 5K at Jiffy Lube Live on Nov. 18.

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Braemar Blasters Coaches Build Powerhouse Swim Team, Community

Braemar Blasters Coaches Build Powerhouse Swim Team, Community

Whether they are in or out of the water, there is no denying the palpable charge in the air that is the Braemar Blasters spirit.

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Sea Lions Hope to Swim with Sharks, Emerge Victorious

Sea Lions Hope to Swim with Sharks, Emerge Victorious

The Kingsbrooke Sea Lions are two and two, going into the away meet at Dominion Valley this Saturday.

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Families Make History with World’s Largest Swim Lesson at Gainesville SwimKids

Families Make History with World’s Largest Swim Lesson at Gainesville SwimKids

Swimmers participated in swim lesson that qualifies for the Guiness Book of World Records as the world’s largest.

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