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Club provides help for new triathletes

Sep 11 2014 | 2:14 pm - Throughout the suburbs, there are groups and coaches ready to help you train for your first triathlon. One such group is the Buehler YTri Club in Palatine.

Menopause: Your questions answered

Sep 05 2014 | 12:00 pm - September is National Menopause Awareness Month. So, the Daily Herald took this opportunity to chat with Missy Lavender, founder and executive director of the Women’s Health Foundation, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to women’s...

Donny Osmond's talents, appeal cross generations

Aug 26 2014 | 2:20 pm - If Donny Osmond's life had zigged instead of zagged, perhaps he and his family would have settled in Naperville. He considered it back in the 1990s when his long Chicago run in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” had him...

Palatine woman inspires with her weight loss

May 16 2014 | 6:25 pm - Valerie Okleshen’s weight-loss journey started like so many other women. She had been an “average, normal weight.” After college, she started working a full-time desk job. “And I just started packing on the...

Community groups join the challenge

Feb 23 2014 | 11:33 am - Community and corporate groups are joining the Fittest Loser Challenge as well. For the second year, the Daily Herald is sponsoring the Fittest Loser Community Challenge. Twenty-three corporate teams and 13 park district teams are working to improve...

Reboot to healthy eating: Trying a juice cleanse

Jan 24 2014 | 1:40 pm - Proponents say juice cleanses can help rebuild your immune system, boost your energy levels, allow your body time to renew and repair itself, help you lose weight, and get you started on healthier eating routine. So, one journalist decides to try a...

Lake Zurich Pilates studio donates malaria nets

Jan 03 2014 | 6:05 pm - Since Laura Cappelletti opened the doors to Yin Yang Pilates & Yoga in 2008, she has donated money to purchase malaria nets in Africa every time a client has purchased a private package of Pilates sessions.

Students soar with high-flying aerial workout

Nov 25 2013 | 6:14 am - The students are lying snug in their black hammocks, swaying slightly as the aerial yoga class winds down in Buffalo Grove. Bulging a bit at the bottom with a person inside, the aerial silks as they hang from the ceiling look a bit like pods in a...

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