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The Southern Maryland Youth Lacrosse Association held its One day 2012 tournaments for the Potomac and Chesapeake Leagues in Bowie this past weekend.  The well attended tournament featured teams from all over the State of Maryland; featuring ages from 5-6 year olds to 15.
 
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Category: Fitness
It is hard to miss that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! But, now that the month is coming to a close and we have worn every pink item in our closets, donated money and walked to our hearts content …do you really know what you NEED to know about this disease?
 
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Category: Fitness
First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to Alice Deal Middle School to promote physical fitness and staying fit amongst our young people.Her message is simple exercise, eat healthy, and stay in shape.During this visit First Lady Obama is joined by over 600 student in a let’s Move! Flash Workout.The workout song was created by Beyoncé in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF).
 
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Category: Pro Basketball
When the Chicago Bulls took the court against the Washington Wizards on January 30th the feeling in air was gloomy.    The Bulls took an early lead to go up against the Wizards.  The air in the contest began to change once John Wall entered the game. 
 
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Category: Academic
The Bowie High School Robotic team i eeking donation for their after- chool program that encourage tudent to u e mechanical, oftware and electronic kill to build robot to compete with other tudent from acro the country. Each year 30+ bright and dedicated tudent join together to put their imagination to work and build their dream .  They pend countle hour working tirele ly creating amazing object that omehow come to life.  Thi program i everely under funded and it take a ignificant amount of re ource for the program to function properly. Your donation to thi program will go toward: Material...
 
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Category: Athletic
  Earning a four-year Letterman award is a special honor that most athletes never have the privilege to enjoy like Jamel Lewis of Bowie High School.  Jamel is an honor student, a captain of the football team and most recently, a recipient of a football scholarship to attend Virginia Union University CIAA in the fall. 
 
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Susan G. Komen has just one mission — to save lives. And because Washington, D.C. has a higher breast cancer death rate than the national average, we know it needs even more support.  Join us for the 2015 Walk for the Cure. Location: Washington DC     Date: Saturday May 09, 2015       Register now: Race Contact Information Email: info@globalraceforthecure.org
 
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Peppermill Youth Association offers sports in two leagues. Baseball, basketball and cheerleading will be offered under our Prince George’s County Boys and Girls Club charter and we have partnered with the Capital Beltway League to provide non-boundary contact football.
 
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Category: Pro Football
Finally, the much awaited 2012 NFL Draft is here.  This year’s draft is full of talent and solid picks.  The top draft pick in this year’s draft are Andrew Luck (quarterback) from Standford and Robert Griffin III (RG3) (quarterback) from Baylor.
 
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Thi ummer two of my dream will come true, playing in an international tournament and traveling abroad. The e dream were made po ible when I wa invited by AIST (American International Sport Team ) to play on one of their oftball team . Thi program elect athlete who have performed well in their previou ea on or have been een by AIST cout that travel the nation, giving athlete the opportunity to travel abroad to play their port of choice. The e athlete are at the college level, playing in NCAA divi ion I, II, III, NAIA, or Jr. College. The idea i to give player a lifelong memory and the honor of repre enting the United State . The e tour could al o open door to a future playing for a profe ional team abroad. Even though thi i a US team not all player...
 
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Summer is heating up…exercise responsibly! Amina L. Gilyard Featured Hot

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Written by Amina L. Gilyard     June 16, 2012    
 
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Summertime is here! You’ve worked hard to show off those toned arms, ripped abs and hot new swimsuit and now is your time to shine. However, just because summer is here doesn’t mean the work stops, right? Most of us are preoccupied with how we look throughout the summer months, but unfortunately not enough of us worry about how we feel. Heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke are serious and can be life threatening.  Before you hit the track or the field, think about these simple tips to keep you performing your best all summer long:

1)  Drink lots of fluids: You can’t go wrong with drinking plenty of water before, during and after you workout, but if you are engaging in a very intense or prolonged workout also bring along a sports drink. The ingredients in many popular sports drinks will replace electrolytes lost through sweat and help keep you energized during your workout.

2)      Dress properly: The 3 L’s---light colors, light weight, and  loose fitting

3)      Avoid extreme heat: Try to schedule your workouts in the morning or evening to avoid the hottest times of day. No matter what time of day you      exercise, if you are outdoors always remember to wear sunscreen prevent sunburn.

4)      Stay indoors: If you believe you are in danger of getting ill from exercising in hot weather, STAY INDOORS! For almost every outdoor activity there is an indoor alternative, for example basketball, cycling, running and swimming.

Along with these easy to follow safety tips, the most important thing you can do during a workout is to listen to your body! If you start experiencing nausea, headache, dizziness or abnormal weakness, STOP exercising right away, hydrate yourself and seek medical attention as necessary.

Written by Amina L. Gilyard, M.Ed., CHES

Reference: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/exercise/HQ00316

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