August News – Summer just keeps getting hotter!

August News – Summer just keeps getting hotter!

A muscle is like a car.  If you want it to run well in the morning, you have to warm it up. Florence Griffith Joyner

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In This Issue
Happy Anniversary!
STAIRCLIMB TEAM WINS BIG
Welcome to the World!
Community Wide Group Run
WILD BLUE ROPES RECAP
Too Busy to Stay Fit?
Staff Recipe File – GRILLED BBQ CHICKEN, ZUCCHINI, & CORN SALAD
Athleta Shopping Party Rescheduled
BRING YOUR GAME FACE TO THE GYM
Myofascial Release Workshop Returns

Happy Anniversary!

Congratulations to the following PrimeTimers, celebrating another year with us in the gym:

ONE YEAR:

Will  Miller

TWO YEARS

Sherry Coish

Chuck Jacobson

THREE YEARS:

Tim Ahmuty

Mary English

Mary Norvell Hughes

Cheryl Keats

FOUR YEARS:

Butch Cody

FIVE YEARS:

Robin Lawther

SEVEN YEARS:

Hal Currey

Laurie Ulmer

EIGHT YEARS:

Buddy Inabinet

Alex Varner

NINE YEARS:

Shannon Cagle

Steve Hope

Paul Kohlheim

Aspen Nestler

 TEN YEARS:

Eleanor Ross (come get your ten-year t-shirt!)

THANK YOU to everyone for continuing to workout with us at PrimeTimeFitness!

Stairclimb TeamWins Big!

Congratulations to the 2015 PrimeTime Stairclimb Team!  We ran hard and come home with lots of hardware!

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Fastest Overall Team

1st Place Overall Climb – Meredith

2nd Place Overall Climb– Sarah

1st Place Overall Ultra Climb – Meredith

2nd Place Overall Ultra Climb – Ashley

Age Group Winners –

Diane and Kendra

Welcome to the World, Arnold Twins!

Congratulations to PrimeTimer Kristin Arnold, her husband Charlie, and big brothers Jake and Sean, on the arrival of twins

Kyleigh Simerlein and Sawyer Fleming!

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Community Wide Group Run

August 20; 6:30 p.m.

The Charleston Area monthly Community Wide Group Run continues on the third Thursday of every month. This month we’ll be starting out at the Charleston Harbor Fish House & Marina at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 20. Come out and join us for a 3- or 5-mile route, then head to the Reel Bar for a cold beverage.

This is a chance for the many running groups in our community to get together and enjoy fellowship, fun, and fitness in unity.  Come out and meet some new faces, see some new places!!

FUN FOR ALL AT WILD BLUE ROPES!

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Chip Roberts, Alice Botts, and Terry Fisher give each other helping hands and encouragement.

Sam Ploch gets excited about making it through the Tarzan Ropes!

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Maxim Fisher takes a leap of faith!

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Dear Friends and Members,

August is upon us – and that signals the closing of summer.  The kids are heading back to school, but why not do some back-to-school shopping of your own and join us for a shopping spree!?  See below for information about our Athleta shopping party.

Our new space is about to undergo a facelift – although nothing much will change on the outside, the inside at 1558 Ben Sawyer will take on a whole new look.  We’re about to begin tearing down walls, raising the ceiling, and changing up the flooring in our new home. Keep checking our Facebook page for photos chronicling our progress!

And keep reading – there’s lots to say this month!

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Always Busy?  8 Ways to Stay Fit . . . 

cc16f1bc-f344-4238-a71c-10e1785e569bWouldn’t it be nice to have every day be one of those “perfect” days? You know, the kind of day that includes a peaceful walk in the park, a heart-pounding workout, a playful few hours with the kids, and healthy, delicious eats at each meal-all the good stuff, in other words.

While somewhere in a far off land that may be reality, here on planet Earth, it’s not. Most of us spend our days meeting deadlines at work, shuffling the kids to and from school (and soccer practice, ballet, and baseball too), and hoping to have the chance to actually sit down for a meal.  Click here for 8 everyday tips that work for busy people . . .

Originally appeared on Health.com.

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Staff Recipe File – from Sarah’s kitchen!
Grilled BBQ Chicken, Zucchini and Corn Quinoa Salad

223740fc-5919-44ff-b883-966e0835feddPrep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 3/4 cups water or broth
  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup bbq sauce
  • 1 pound zucchini, quartered lengthwise
  • 2 ears corn
  • 1/4 cup feta, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup green onions
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup bbq sauce

 

Directions

1. Bring the water and quinoa to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the quinoa is tender and has absorbed the water, about 15 minutes, remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes, covered.

2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste and grill or pan fry it over medium-high heat until cooked through and lightly golden brown, about 4-6 minutes per side, before setting aside to cool, slicing and mixing in the BBQ sauce.

3. Grill the zucchini and the corn until cooked and slightly charred, about 2-3 minutes per side.

4.  Cut the corn from the cob, assemble veggies and chicken over quinoa, and enjoy!

Extra BBQ sauce may be added as “dressing,” and try adding flavorful garnishes such as feta, cilantro, and scallions!

Note:  Careful with the BBQ sauce – watch out for high sodium brands!  Or try making your own with this recipe for a low-sodium Brown Sugar BBQ sauce.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 423, Fat 6.7g (Saturated 1.8g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 74mg, Sodium 724mg, Carbs 56g (Fiber 6g, Sugars 15.8g), Protein 36.1g

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ATHLETA SHOPPING PARTY RESCHEDULED

August 22, 12 – 2 p.m.
Come join us at the new Athleta store in Town Center as we pull out the credit cards and take advantage of invitation-only discounts!  Lite bites will be provided to keep your energy up as you explore the new fall arrivals.

Saturday, August 22, 12-2:00 p.m.

Please let us know if you plan to attend!

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NATIONAL COLLEGE COLORS DAY

3ec78896-ed0e-4713-b86d-f1013898b97cAugust 28

Across the United States, on the first Friday of each college school year, students, parents, family, fans, alumni and etc celebrate National College Colors Day.  This day is annually celebrated by wearing your college’s (or the college you support) favorite colors and college/university apparel.

289b7bcd-7a45-47de-b088-1a6feb260d21For more information regarding National College Colors Day, see: http://www.collegecolorsday.com/

BE SURE TO WEAR YOUR COLLEGE COLORS TO THE GYM ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 28!

SELF MYOFASCIAL RELEASE WORKSHOP RETURNS!

August 29, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

$35pp
If you missed Alli’s first Myofascial Release Workshop, no need to fret – we ‘re offering it again this month!  Wondering what you missed?  Come check it out!

You’ve probably seen foam rollers in the gym, and maybe you’ve experimented with them and other methods of release work.  But do you REALLY know how to get the most out of those long pieces of foam or plastic, or those knobby little balls?

Myofascial release breaks up rigid dehydrated muscle tissue and helps to restore it to its normal function. Normal function means your muscles are elastic, hydrated, healthy, and ready to perform at a moment’s notice. This method is often performed with a foam roller, lacrosse ball, or tennis ball. Release work helps revive your circulation and gives it a boosts, helping to relieve tension and pain in your body.

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT – space is limited to only 8 so sign-up today!

ball. Release work helps revive your circulation and gives it a boosts, helping to relieve tension and pain in your body.

Below are the results you can expect to see from Release work:

* Improved circulation

* Increased blood flow

* Reduced muscle tightness and muscle pain

* Increased mobility and flexibility

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT – space is limited to only 8 so sign up today!

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Join former PrimeTimer and Pilates instructor
Alli Shuttleworth (pictured) as she guides you
through minimizing tension, stress, and pain.

 

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