Health & Fitness

Recreation district offers new programs and free classes

Whether working on layups or attempting clogging is more your style, the Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District is offering something for everyone this winter. All age groups ...

Seniors keeping fit by staying active

Many people are working toward their 2011 health goals, but for seniors the main key to staying fit is staying active. “You’ve got to keep moving,” said Chicago Park resident ...

Ex-pro cyclists combine passion for bikes, coffee

Weekends were for racing when Jerry Cannon was a professional cyclist. Mondays were for coffee. He would start a new week by giving his legs a break, finding a coffee shop and hang ...

Is your child in shape?

Are local kids physically fit? The State of California wants to know and each year fifth-, seventh-, and ninth-graders across the state are tested for strength, endurance and heal ...

Penryn gym helps kids fight obesity

September is national Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and a local gym is joining the fight to help get kids healthy and fit. Anytime Fitness, in Penryn, is offering free trial m ...

Life after a transplant

Life after an organ transplant doesn’t mean you have to be confined to your home. Just ask any of the participants in this year’s National Kidney Foundation U.S. Transplant Ga ...

Whooping cough spike in Placer County spurs vaccination call

Whooping cough cases in Placer County have more than tripled so far this year compared to the same period last year. With the spike in a disease that puts newborns at the greatest ...

Fitness buff starts business to change lives

Laticia Jackson has been advised to try yoga. An acupuncturist who treats the 32-year-old’s injured shoulder thinks practicing the postures might calm her down. But good luck ...

Stay safe and healthy this summer

Dr. Davis Liu of Kaiser Permanente in Roseville knows all about healthy and safe living. After all, he authored a book on wellness. But he also recently experienced firsthand what ...

Introducing Norcalmarketplace.com

Gold Country Media is excited to announce the launch of our newest Web site- www.norcalmarketplace.com, the most comprehensive local Northern California business directory in the a ...