Forty apartments planned for Merrimack near revamped retail center | B…

MERRIMACK — Forty apartments are being proposed for the newly renovated Merrimack 360 development. Next week, developers for the project will approach the local planning board seeking site plan approval to construct a three-story apartment building behind the recently restored retail plaza that formerly housed Shaw’s. “The planned unit development building is proposed to consist of 20 one-bedroom and 20 two-bedroom units, for a total of 40 units, and will be built behind the existing Merrimack plaza building,” Marisa…

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Bodybuilding, faith help lead Breeding to a positive life

Photos by Traci Westcott/The HeraldDevin Breeding works out at B&B fitness in Jasper on Tuesday. Faith and bodybuilding have helped to send Breeding on a positive path in life after he became involved with some negative things early on in his life. Breeding has garnered attention across the state of Indiana as a champion bodybuilder and qualified for the National tournament with a first place finish earlier this May at the Indiana Muscle competition in Evansville. By HENDRIX MAGLEYhmagley@dcherald.com…

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How Walking 30 Minutes a Day Can Boost Weight Loss, Improve Digestion,…

From Prevention Taking a 30-minute walk a day is kind of like that proverbial apple: There’s a good chance it’ll keep the doctor away. From helping you lose weight and de-stress to lowering your blood pressure and reducing your risk of many chronic diseases-going for regular walks is one of the best and easiest things you can do for your health, says Melina B. Jampolis, MD, author of The Doctor on Demand Diet. “Walking is the number one exercise…

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Veterans return to Vietnam with thousands for orphaned kids

A YEAR’S worth of milk powder can now be bought for young children in a Vietnamese orphanage, made possible by two veterans who recently travelled to the country where they once witnessed war to make a difference. Barry Kelly and Terry Smart made the trip in May with $3435 in pocket raised by the Warwick community. “We went to our favourite orphanage in Ba Ria, just out of Vung Tau, where the South Australian Vietnam veterans have done some…

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Motivating Firefighters to Maintain Physical Fitness

By Randall HanifenContributor, EDM Digest It is no secret that firefighting is a very strenuous job. It is also no secret that many volunteer or paid firefighters are in poor levels of fitness. While we have noted some improvement over the past decades in attention to health and safety, how much change have we noted? We typically see new fire department hires who are in shape and able to pass a physical capabilities test. But by five years later,…

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Discover peace, tranquility and wellness in the centre of Bangkok

Mӧvenpick Hotels & Resorts announced the launch of its new health-powered, MICE fuelled property, Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok, today at a press conference in the Big Mango. Commenting on the new hotel Patrick Basset, chief operating officer of Accor for Upper Southeast & Northeast Asia and the Maldives, said:  “Bangkok is a bustling and vibrant metropolis that travellers from all over the world aspire to visit at least once in their lifetime.” “Extensive MICE facilities and wedding offerings”…

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Axe throwing coming to Mobile

Out-of-state investors paid $3,889,760 for a tract of timberland about 1,945 acres in size at the southeast quadrant of Ala. 59 and Interstate 65 in Bay Minette, according to Brandon Broadus and Pete Riehm of NAI Mobile, who handled the transaction. The sale was part of a 1031 tax exchange and the property includes 2.7 miles of frontage on I-65 and is adjacent to the South Alabama Mega Site. A local investor paid $950,000 for a 12,000-square-foot office warehouse…

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Fitness instructor to represent New Zealand at World Bodybuilding Cham…

Jamie Searle/Stuff Toni Eade will be part of the New Zealand team for the World Bodybuilding Championships in Melbourne later this year. Toni Eade says performing at competitions is the easy part of bodybuilding rather than the many months of following training schedules and specially designed food programmes. The Invercargill fitness instructor has competed in seven bodybuilding shows in the past five years, including two in Las Vegas. She is in training to compete for New Zealand at the ICN World…

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