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Join My Personal Trainer and you too can change the trajectory of your life

Jen and Mark Jacoby were on a slippery slope of eating out most nights, not exercising, and putting on a few pounds as they progressed through their 50s. Though they had tried to do things together, such as joining a big box gym and exercising at home, nothing ever lasted more than a couple months. When they read about the success story...

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There’s nothing ordinary about Floorz

Premier: First in order of importance. That’s just one way to describe Brian Erickson’s Floorz stores, with locations in Montrose, Strongsville, and a brand-new standout in Mayfield Heights. Lots of customers consider Floorz to be premier. But, just as important, Karastan, the maker of better carpeting, hardwood, and luxury vinyl tile and...

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Enjoy dry or sweet Rieslings with a wide variety of cheese and food

Do you like it dry or sweet—your wine, that is? And come to think of it, what makes a wine dry or sweet to begin with? For these questions we turn to Jim Sperk of the Northern Ohio Wine Guild. “During the fermentation process, yeast converts the sugars in the grapes to alcohol,” says Jim. “If the fermentation process goes to...

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The City of Green’s Great 8 Race Series

Just four races remain in the City of Green’s Great 8 Race Series powered by Toth Buick GMC. This is a collaboration between eight races that benefit local nonprofits. Last year the series raised more than $115,000 and involved 3,200 runners and walkers. In addition to awards and swag provided by each race, participants who complete just five...

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Certified Life Coach Juli Hicks explains the pain of suffering

Recently, I have dealt with pain in my wrists and shoulders. When I have a flare-up, it is aggravated by something I love…yoga. Yoga is how I reset my mind, soothe my nerves, nourish my body and connect with my community. When I can’t practice, I suffer. But I have learned that it’s not the actual pain or the fact that I can’t...

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