Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Posted July 29, 2015in Locker Room

A stretch in the garden

Yoga has quickly become one of the most popular workout routines of late. Athletes as well as the average Joe have found that a well-rounded yoga practice can include dynamic flexibility training, core stabilization, strengthening and balance workout. But people forget it’s as much about the mind as it is

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Posted July 22, 2015in Locker Room

Once in a blue moon ride

There are few rides as enjoyable as gliding across the beautiful High Trestle Trail, which is named for the original railroad bridge that spans the Des Moines River between Madrid and Woodward. If you haven’t made time to get out for a ride, this weekend is your chance to experience

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Posted July 15, 2015in Locker Room

Wild around the stretch

The wild animals are back at Prairie Meadows this Sunday, July 19. Between the horse races, camels and zebras will go snout to hoof in tests of speed — and for the jockeys, a test of balance — that are sure to entertain the whole family. “The camel is definitely

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Posted July 08, 2015in Locker Room

Down and dirty to help Toys for Tots

Looking for a new sport to get wrapped up in? Tired of the showboating nature of the NFL? Do you hunger for the skills and fundamentals of an equally, if not more challenging, physical competition? Look no further than the Des Moines Rugby Football Club’s (DMRFC) 14th Annual Toys for

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Posted July 01, 2015in Locker Room

Burning rubber

Think you’ve got agility skills behind the wheel? Is Johnny Law preventing you from testing your grit as a driver? Not this time. The Goodguys 24th Heartland Nationals will be rolling into the Iowa State Fairgrounds this Fourth of July weekend. This is your opportunity to test that classic ride

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Posted June 24, 2015in Locker Room

Conquering calm waters

Polk County Conservation (P.C.C.) is offering kayaking classes and events throughout the summer. While it’s true that anyone can rent a kayak and begin to paddle, most people don’t take a lesson to learn the essentials of kayaking. “We teach the basics and general safety during the Summer Skills classes

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Posted June 17, 2015in Locker Room

BACooN Ride descends on Waukee for second year

When it comes to bike rides in Iowa, nothing is off limits. From crazy costumes to disjointed routes, here in Des Moines, we love to get out in the summer and see everything our city has to offer. It would seem the only thing folks like more is bacon and

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Posted June 10, 2015in Locker Room

Good fun, good swag, good workout

Lace up your running shoes, inflate your bike tires and grab your swim cap, because it’s time to test your merit at the Copper Creek Triathlon. Join friends and family this Sunday in Pleasant Hill and push yourself harder and further than ever before. “The Copper Creek Triathlon (CCT) got

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Posted June 03, 2015in Locker Room

Ride into the night

With all the themed rides about to hit town this summer, why not support one that puts money back into its respective community? The Git Lit Ride in Waukee and Dallas Center will light up the evening this Thursday with its evening ride. “Who doesn’t love a reason to enjoy

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Posted May 27, 2015in Locker Room

Catch the fun

For those of you who talk about how fun fishing is but never seem to make it down to the water, listen up. Des Moines Parks and Recreation (DMPR) is partnering with the Des Moines Izaak Walton League to bring you Carp Fest 2015 at Gray’s Lake on May 30.

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