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GALLERY: Pole fitness and aerials at Kairos Fitness

Briana Scroggins
Apr 10 2014 - 5:34pm

Instructors and competitors gathered and practice during a practice session at Kairos Fitness in downtown Ogden on Friday, April 4, 2014. Kairos Fitness is hosting the first annual Aerialympics, a state-wide aerial competition at Peery's Egyptian Theater in Ogden on April 18, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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A party with poles, silks and a whole lot of strength

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 12:36pm

OGDEN -- Shay Voorhees enters the studio after a long day feeling defeated from juggling demands. But flying through the air or executing a difficult trick that has taken months or weeks to master helps relieve her stress."Simply put, it feels exhilarating to do pole fitness and dance," said Voorhees, a Kairos Fitness member. "Within a few minutes...

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Tracking trackers: Jawbone UP24, Withings Pulse, Nike FuelBand SE, Basis, Misfit Shine and Fitbit Force reviewed

Seth Stevenson
Mar 3 2014 - 4:54pm

Two weeks ago, Fitbit abruptly stopped selling its new fitness tracking wristband, the Fitbit Force, due to complaints that the device was causing skin rashes. This was a major setback not just for the company but -- call me a narcissist -- for me.I'd been putting the finishing touches on my review of several fitness tracking devices and had been...

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On health: 94-year-old still running; JFK's advice lives on

Nancy Szokan
Mar 3 2014 - 4:40pm

Canadian track star Olga Kotelko started late. At age 77, a dozen years after retiring as an elementary schoolteacher, she began running, jumping and throwing competitively. Now 94, she holds 26 track and field records. As Bruce Grierson points out in "What Makes Olga Run?" (Henry Holt and Co., 2014), she has won some of these titles because she...

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Planning to get fit in 2014? These 12 tips may help

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 17 2014 - 12:58am

Living in a society of instant gratification may be a deterrent to getting into shape because doing so takes a while and the process can seem overwhelming.

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VIDEO: New gadgets promise everything from improving your jump shot to relaxing your mind

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 2:13pm

A top tech category at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is health and fitness. As AP's Haven Daley explains, new gadgets promise everything from improving your jump shot to relaxing your mind.

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Free fitness program for Utah senior citizens

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 18 2013 - 1:25pm

OGDEN -- Betty Merritt feels healthier and more stable when she walks up and down her steps.After hearing about an exercise program for senior citizens, Merritt and her husband, Hubert decided to check it out, and said they're glad they did.

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Fitness events

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Nov 11 2013 - 5:35pm

This listing provides information on food, fitness and wellness events in Utah. To submit announcements, send information to Life, P.O. Box 12790, Ogden, UT 84412-2790; fax to 801-625-4299; or email hburton@standard.net. Deadline is noon Wednesdays. For information, call 801-625-4270.

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GALLERY: Pole fitness and aerials at Kairos Fitness

Briana Scroggins
Apr 10 2014 - 5:34pm

Instructors and competitors gathered and practice during a practice session at Kairos Fitness in downtown Ogden on Friday, April 4, 2014. Kairos Fitness is hosting the first annual Aerialympics, a state-wide aerial competition at Peery's Egyptian Theater in Ogden on April 18, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 5:38pm


A party with poles, silks and a whole lot of strength

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 12:36pm

OGDEN -- Shay Voorhees enters the studio after a long day feeling defeated from juggling demands. But flying through the air or executing a difficult trick that has taken months or weeks to master helps relieve her stress."Simply put, it feels exhilarating to do pole fitness and dance," said Voorhees, a Kairos Fitness member. "Within a few minutes...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 5:36pm

VIDEO: New gadgets promise everything from improving your jump shot to relaxing your mind

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 2:13pm

A top tech category at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is health and fitness. As AP's Haven Daley explains, new gadgets promise everything from improving your jump shot to relaxing your mind.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 9 2014 - 2:13pm


Love of pickleball quickly growing in Top of Utah

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Mary Ray, of Layton, lets a ball headed out of bounds go by as she plays the intermediate doubles championship match with her partner, Nadine McKay, during the Ogden Pickleball Association’s summer tournament last weekend at Mount Ogden Park in Ogden.

Stephanie Chambers
Jul 20 2011 - 11:26pm

OGDEN -- Pickleball is becoming a big deal around here, with a growing Ogden Pickleball Association, dedicated courts and the area's first pickleball tournament held last weekend.

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Wasatch Christian School earns water games for fitness

KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner 
Students from Wasatch Christian School get sprayed by the South Ogden Fire Department in South Ogden on Wednesday.

Jamie Lampros
May 25 2011 - 11:39pm

SOUTH OGDEN -- Around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, firefighters with the South Ogden Fire Department pulled into the parking lot of Wasatch Christian School and dumped gallons of water on the students as they played outside.

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GALLERY: Pole fitness and aerials at Kairos Fitness

Briana Scroggins
Apr 10 2014 - 5:34pm

Instructors and competitors gathered and practice during a practice session at Kairos Fitness in downtown Ogden on Friday, April 4, 2014. Kairos Fitness is hosting the first annual Aerialympics, a state-wide aerial competition at Peery's Egyptian Theater in Ogden on April 18, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 5:38pm


GALLERY: Pole fitness and aerials at Kairos Fitness

Briana Scroggins
Apr 10 2014 - 5:34pm

Instructors and competitors gathered and practice during a practice session at Kairos Fitness in downtown Ogden on Friday, April 4, 2014. Kairos Fitness is hosting the first annual Aerialympics, a state-wide aerial competition at Peery's Egyptian Theater in Ogden on April 18, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 5:38pm


VIDEO: New gadgets promise everything from improving your jump shot to relaxing your mind

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 2:13pm

A top tech category at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is health and fitness. As AP's Haven Daley explains, new gadgets promise everything from improving your jump shot to relaxing your mind.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 9 2014 - 2:13pm


Love of pickleball quickly growing in Top of Utah

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Mary Ray, of Layton, lets a ball headed out of bounds go by as she plays the intermediate doubles championship match with her partner, Nadine McKay, during the Ogden Pickleball Association’s summer tournament last weekend at Mount Ogden Park in Ogden.

Stephanie Chambers
Jul 20 2011 - 11:26pm

OGDEN -- Pickleball is becoming a big deal around here, with a growing Ogden Pickleball Association, dedicated courts and the area's first pickleball tournament held last weekend.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jul 20 2011 - 11:36pm


Wasatch Christian School earns water games for fitness

KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner 
Students from Wasatch Christian School get sprayed by the South Ogden Fire Department in South Ogden on Wednesday.

Jamie Lampros
May 25 2011 - 11:39pm

SOUTH OGDEN -- Around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, firefighters with the South Ogden Fire Department pulled into the parking lot of Wasatch Christian School and dumped gallons of water on the students as they played outside.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 26 2011 - 12:04am


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