Change Your Thoughts to Get Fit

By Samantha Fox Olson Caution: Content in this article will transform your body. The other day I was making some lame excuse as to why I wasn’t getting what I wanted, when I wanted it. Thankfully, a friend called me out. I was scared to change. Empowering! Why? Because this is the first step out […]

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10 Things That Happen When You Love Your Body

By Samantha Fox Olson Have you ever been so fully present with your breath and your body, completely free of judgment or agenda, and experienced the orgasmic deliciousness of having a body? It’s pretty amazing how extraordinary simple things like the rhythm of the breath or the caress of a light touch on the skin […]

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National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

By Virginia Beck This month, we will celebrate wellness for women. The National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is Sept. 24. Take care of women and they will take care of everyone. Moms and dads frequently lose out on their own workout, while managing the kids. Planning family activities can help with this. Balancing self-care […]

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Combining Yoga and Weightlifting for Your Best Body Ever

By Samantha Fox Olson I love yoga, high intensity interval training and lifting weights. All of these disciplines offer a plethora of benefits when practiced individually; but when practiced together — think in terms of an overall weekly plan — your body will experience new levels of strength, stamina, awareness, coordination and ability. Yoga works […]

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Kaua‘i’s Paradise Ride

By Tommy Noyes The Paradise Ride Kaua‘i, our island’s premier bicycle tour, will be held Aug. 2 and 3. The annual event increases the awareness of HIV/AIDS, infectious hepatitis and sexually transmitted diseases on our island while raising funds vital to the prevention and early diagnosis of disease and support for those affected. Participation in the ride helps Malama Pono Health […]

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Good news about bad knees

By Dustin Dillberg The knee is an amazing joint that acts as a lynchpin for mobility. As complex as the knee may seem, it really is a simple joint asked to do a complex job. It is a beautiful hinge that responds to demands coming from the foot and ankle (the ground up) and from […]

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Bottoms Up!

By Amy Lortie Along with proper sleep, good diet and adequate exercise, water is essential for health. Not only do we need it for proper functioning of our bodies, we also need it for mental health. On Kaua‘i, we are so fortunate, this top-notch health resource falls out of the sky! Most health experts agree […]

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Forming Healthy Habits: Start Where You Are

By Amy Lortie Fitness is a habit, just like brushing your teeth. It takes a bit of conscientious effort, and then before you know it, it’s a part of your life. Two things come to mind that tend to hold us up. Most of us have a negative self-talk about looking after ourselves, which ultimately […]

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Peacefully Sharing Ke Ala Hele Makalae

By Tommy Noyes It’s hard to imagine, but it has now been 10 years since Mayors Bryan Baptiste and Maryanne Kusaka opened the initial phase of Ke Ala Hele Makalae in Lydgate Park. Plans are well advanced to build a new section of multi-use path in the one-mile gap in the Waipouli area. When that short length of path […]

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Fun on Your Bike – Easy as ABC

By Tommy Noyes Kauaʻi is blessed with mild weather year round, and there are many opportunities to travel through the coastal and inland sections of our beautiful island home by bicycle. When the time comes for you to roll your bicycle out of the garage and head out for a pedal powered adventure, take a moment for this simple ABC Quick […]

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