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Yoga, CrossFit hot topics in Perrysburg, Sylvania

Hot Yoga picking up in Perrysburg


Gabrielle Russon

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I multi-task like it’s nobody’s business, whether I’m cooking while I’m watching TV or sending emails while I’m on the phone at work.

It leaves me exhausted, wanting a drink. Maybe two.

For years, my mother told me I should do yoga. Maybe because the advice was coming from my mother, I didn’t listen. So I wore my yoga pants (the cool version of sweatpants) undeservingly and continued on my hectic daily life — the kind of lives that many 20-something professionals have today, I think.

Today, I gave in.

I took a class this morning at Hot Yoga With Joe, the only Perrysburg business that offers such a class, according to instructor and owner Joe Sparks.

Read the full Gift of Gab blog here


CrossFit training invades Sylvania


Kelly McLendon

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CrossFit training, which has recently grown in popularity around the United States, is now offered in Sylvania. As a strength and conditioning program that includes various workouts and different challenges, it is a system that can be used by professional athletes and the average person alike.

Black Swamp CrossFit, 5700 Monroe St., is the newest gym in Sylvania to host the program. The first three classes are free, which teaches you the basics. With an interest in trying out the program after hearing rave reviews from others, my co-worker Ashley Sepanski and I scheduled our first session together.

Read the full My Town blog here

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