Health & Fitness

The Saturday Skinny: Don't fear celebrations when trying to lose weight

While Kool and the Gang’s megahit “Celebration” is often a favorite tune at parties, for those battling weight, celebrating can be a slippery slope to putting on ...

Take a northeast rural Lincoln route this week

We begin today at the McBean Park Pavilion. Remember to do our usual bike check and be sure you have a cell phone and water. Put on your helmet and let’s start. Proceed nor ...

In its sixth year, Cyclebration returns to Folsom

Cyclebration is returning to Folsom. The sixth annual community event will be held this weekend and will feature somewhat of a decathlon of events for all types of bike riders. Whe ...

Joiner-Ferrari Ranch – Turkey Creek Loop this week

Today, we start the ride from the Lincoln Community Church parking lot on Joiner Parkway and Del Webb Boulevard. After the usual pre-ride check of the bike, put on the helmet and ...

Our weird weather brings us an abundance of fruit

The Farmers’ Markets are nearing capacity with the abundant summer harvest. It appears our crazy weather pattern of above-normal temperatures, followed by below normal temp ...

Stanford Ranch – Sunset Loop from and to Lincoln

Today’s ride is a swing through parts of the adjoining cities of Rocklin and Lincoln. We start in the parking lot of the Lincoln Community Church at Joiner Parkway and Del W ...

Gold medalist Summer Sanders gets very close to varicose veins campaign

In childhood innocence, Summer Sanders referred to varicose veins as “very close veins.” Now a mother of two, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Roseville has gro ...

Taking a northeast rural Lincoln loop

We start our ride today at McBean Park Pavilion. Remember to do your pre-ride preparation. Check those tires, have your cell phone, have plenty of water with you and a map in ca ...

Sierra College – Delmar Loop has a lot of ups and downs

Today, we will take an up-and-down ride in Lincoln and Loomis. As always, check your tires, put on your helmet, take a cell phone and bring water and a map with you. Start at McB ...

Try a flat northwest loop from Lincoln Crossing Club House

Today, we start from the Lincoln Crossing Club House at Ferrari Ranch Road and Groveland. This will be a flat ride all the way. As always, check your tires, map, put on your h ...

This four-letter word can save your life

FAST. It’s an acronym that’s saving lives and quality of life in the foothills, as well as around the United States. FAST. It stands for Face, Arm, Speech and ...

Biking from Lincoln to Sleep Train Amphitheatre

If you are up for a 40-mile ride, this is an off-the-beaten-path ride through the heart of Sacramento Valley. We start at McBean Park as many of our rides do. As usual, check your ...

A southern loop this week

A bit of housekeeping before we start. It has been pointed out to me that there was an error in the starting location for the April 25 ride to Twelve Bridges East Ridge loop ride. ...

Placer County celebrates the expansion of Hidden Falls Regional Park

More than 100 people gathered at the foot of a rustic-looking bridge that traverses a scenic creek deep in a secluded canyon Tuesday to celebrate the expansion of Placer County&rsq ...

Tony Overbay looks lovely, not like a zombie

  As my wife and I went on a walk this past weekend, one of my neighbors saw me and yelled, “Hey, man, you didn’t look so good last Saturday. You ever watch one o ...