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Go: Holiday Elf Hike on 12-12!

Panola Mountain State Park is the beautiful area that surrounds a 100-acre granite mountain! This unique park is hosting a unique hiking experience this weekend: a holiday-themed “Elf Hike”! Take advantage of the beautiful weekend before the weather gets too cold (or before the elves must return to the North Pole). The…
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The Science Behind Motivation

By Supriya Venigalla, MD Daily life is built on motivation. You have the intention to wake up and brush your teeth, make a healthy breakfast, get dressed, and head to work. However, none of these can happen without action. Action and motivation are actually linked to each other by a…
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Go: Brasstown Valley

Who says you have to “rough it” to get outdoors and get active? Did you know Georgia State Parks offer seven lodges that make an active weekend of hiking seem like a luxury vacation?! One of north Georgia’s most picturesque areas is the Chattahoochee National Forest. This protected area boasts over 750,000 acres…
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Recipe: Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole

We’d be remiss if we didn’t let you in on our favorite Thanksgiving dish! This version is our go-to because it is loaded with nutrients instead of marshmallows. And nutrient-rich carbohydrates, like sweet potatoes, are the perfect fuel for physical activity (flag football, anyone?). We hope you have a very…
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Recipe: Berry Special Pork Chops

One week from today, we’ll be waking up from tryptophan-induced naps and looking into the refrigerator for round 3 of leftovers. If you have leftovers, but are a little tired of turkey, this recipe is definitely for you… Berry Special Pork Chops 4 – 4 ounce loin chops, trimmed of fat 1⁄4…
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