Wellness

Your Ultimate Staycation Guide to the Bull City

By Durham Magazine | September 24, 2018

I’m a staycation evangelist. I think of even the most boring Wednesday nights as a staycation. Why cook an uninspired meal when my husband and I can venture off to a favorite restaurant that hasn’t seen us in four months? Why watch Netflix on the sofa when we can head […]

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Take a Spin on a Pedego Electric Bike

By Durham Magazine | June 15, 2018

North Carolina’s first electric bike retailer, Pedego Electric Bikes, opened in the Renaissance Village shopping center in January. Owner Don Tuttle explains that his path from retirement to owning the first Pedego bike dealership in North Carolina actually started years ago, with his own Pedego e-bike. He would often park at […]

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Mayor Schewel takes a photo with players

Keeping the Kids Kickin’

By Durham Magazine | June 8, 2018

Around $5,000 raised was raised at a fundraising event at the American Tobacco Campus to help support summer soccer programming for Durham youth. The event was held at the Cage, featuring kids’ games and a raffle supplied by local businesses. Notable attendees included Mayor Steve Schewel and Superior Court Judge Michael O’Foghludha. The funds […]

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Resolve to Take Better Care of Yourself in 2018

By Durham Magazine | January 4, 2018

Before you continue, take a deep breath. Now take another one. How do you feel? It’s a question most of us ask in the New Year. How are you doing? What could make your life better? We’re not alone in this exercise, and fortunately, we don’t have to be without […]

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Taekwondo is a Shared Passion For This Durham Family

By Durham Magazine | October 29, 2017

About five years ago, Adam Wenzlik accompanied his children to a birthday party where the kids were all invited to learn some martial arts moves. “I was sitting there watching our kids, and it looked like they were having so much fun,” Adam remembers. “The kids looked excited, but it […]

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The First Head Coach of Duke Softball

By Amanda MacLaren | April 25, 2017

The California native – born in Orange, raised in Santa Ana – was a three-time All-American selection as a pitcher at the University of Michigan, graduating in 2003. She played professionally for two years, one in Italy and one with the Texas Thunder. She got into coaching full time after […]

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Triangle Ultimate Celebrates 20 Years Throwing the Disc

By Amanda MacLaren | April 1, 2017

The sport of Ultimate Frisbee – not to be confused with disc golf or the games you play with your dog – has had an organized presence in our area for two decades thanks to the efforts of Triangle Ultimate, a nonprofit based at The Frontier in RTP that promotes […]

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Rio Paralympian Blazes His Own Trail

By Durham Magazine | February 12, 2017

Hillside High School senior Desmond Jackson started competing in track and field at age 8 with the Carolina Cruisers in Charlotte. “Most of my teammates were wheelchair users, and I joined as the first amputee,” says Desmond, whose leg was amputated above the knee due to a birth defect before […]

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Satisfying Sunday Mornings Start With Monuts & Mindfulness

By Amanda MacLaren | January 3, 2017

While we’re celebrating traditions, I thought I’d share my newest – Recovery Yoga with Anna Cordova at Fullsteam Brewery. Every Sunday at 10:45 a.m. (I do my very best to get there five minutes early to find a good spot) 20 to 30 people join together for this donation-based class, […]

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Start Your New Year On the Right Foot

By Durham Magazine | December 24, 2016

Lace up your running shoes and shake off any residual side effects from the night before when Carolina Godiva Track Club holds its annual New Year’s Day Run. Open to all ages, the 8K out-and-back course starts from Duke School on Erwin Road and heads through the hilly, graveled trails […]

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