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Tapping into the passion that Tahoe/Truckee has for sports of all seasons — be it on the mountain, in the gym, or on the kids’ fields — as well as a variety of health and wellness topics.

Overtraining and Undertraining: Where’s the Harmony?

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Overtraining and undertraining are both bad for athletes, whether professional or recreational. So how do we avoid these common training pitfalls? Think more like a mountain lion.

Striding toward Excellence: Why I Love Tahoe Cross-Country’s Comp Team

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Luka Karnickis, a member of the Tahoe Cross-Country competitive team, has found growing success, friendships, and fun being part of the team.

A Season to Remember

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Thanks to mild weather and full lakes and rivers after last winter’s huge snowfall, this fall may be the best season ever for fly fishing. Follow Trout Creek Outfitters’ tips to take advantage of these stellar conditions.

Pickleball Is Growing in Truckee

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Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America, and Tahoe/Truckee has multiple courts for enthusiasts and newbies to get their game on.

Exercises That Cross The Midline of Your Body

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Scott Williams extolls the benefits of doing exercises that cross the body’s midline, like yoga, Pilates, and CrossFit.

Not Horsing Around

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New technology allows spectators and officials to better track the horses and riders in the Tevis Cup, the 100-mile endurance horse race from Olympic Valley to Auburn that takes place this month.

Just Keep Walking

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Nina Bridges, a 23-year-old Homewood resident, hiked the PCT in both directions last year and set a new record.

Out of the Blue

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The burgeoning sport of eFoiling has gained in popularity in recent years on Lake Tahoe. Truckee local Matt Cook launched Cook eFoils to help people learn, and fall in love with, this new sport.

Have You Lost Your Bounce?

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Sprinkle in these habits to alleviate lower back and hip pain.

North Tahoe Lady Lakers

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Girls’ lacrosse in North Tahoe is gaining steam. Read comments from coaches and parents about the new organization that is backing the sport.