Exert & Exhale

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No Lamar, No Problem?

By Zach McCrite LIFE IS ALL ABOUT expectations. We all have expectations about certain aspects in our lives. Whether it be who we marry (shout-out to all the ladies and gents checking out this sportsy column in the midst of this wedding issue), how much money we make, how good we expect to be at…Read More

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330 miles, 3 days, 1 journey

By Kevin Kernen Between July 15 and July 17 I rode my bicycle from Louisville to Chicago to see Louisville City FC take on Chicago in the U.S. Open Cup on July 18. This is what happened. The idea for me began back in February, I can’t remember exactly what made me want to take…Read More

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PEDDLING FOR A PURPOSE

10th Annual Bike to Beat Cancer benefits Norton Cancer Institute BY ANGIE FENTON PHOTOS BY JAMIE RHODES COURTESY OF NORTON HEALTHCARE Jeremy Sprecher’s bike isn’t exactly a sleek, aerodynamic vehicle that’s going to win any awards for its design or efficiency, but the $100 he dropped for it nearly a decade ago is paying off….Read More

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RELAX & REFRESH

      The word Kula means “community of the heart” in Sanskrit, and that’s what you’ll find at The Kula Center – Southern Indiana’s destination for overall health and well-being. Services include yoga instruction, massage, health coaching, cupping and meditation. A float center will also soon open at the center, which is located at…Read More

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Magnus Rasmussen

A Story Sweeter Than a Danish BY KEVIN KERNEN | COURTESY PHOTOS AS IS THE STORY with most Louisville City FC players, Magnus Rasmussen is a fan favorite. As is also the case with most LouCity players, “MagRam” isn’t a stranger to the pitch either, getting plenty of time on the field along with just…Read More

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NO JUSTIFYING NEEDED: BAFFERT IS THE BEST

STORY & PHOTOS BY JEFF NUNN IN A SPORT where the competition is based on four-legged creatures, why is it that the sport’s biggest star is a two-legged man that isn’t even on the track during the race? Is it because his white hair makes him recognizable to even the most casual fan? Is it…Read More

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Progress & Priorities

Before: 180 lbs. Current: 129 lbs. The last time I stepped on the scale before giving birth to my daughter, I weighed 180 pounds and stood in awe. I’d happily gained what I referred to as “love weight” after meeting my husband, an incredible cook whose food I loved to eat. But after a year…Read More

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Tried & Tested

By Angie Fenton I AM IN NO WAY AN EXPERT WHEN IT COMES TO HEALTH AND ALWAYS RECOMMEND CONSULTING WITH A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL BEFORE EMBARKING ON AN EXERCISE AND DIET PLAN, BUT HERE ARE SOME TIPS THAT HAVE WORKED FOR ME. DO YOUR HOMEWORK Thanks to the internet, I’ve found a zillion healthy, simple ways…Read More

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The Boys of Summer Have Made It

By Jim Biery Finally, summer has arrived after a spring that felt more like fall or winter. Now that I have referenced all the seasons in just one sentence, let’s talk baseball. America’s pastime has begun it’s rather lengthy 162-game season. That is a 26-week long season, and then the playoffs begin. I feel like…Read More

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A Weight Loss Journey I’m Afraid to Share

MY NAME IS ZACH MCCRITE and I am an addict. I’m the same sort of addict as one you probably know or are related to or might even be yourself. I’m no different from the guy who can’t kick the crack habit or the gal who just can’t stop smoking or the one who bellies…Read More