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You’re exhausted, but determined. Until you realize that nothing short of a miracle is going to get you through the work day, afternoon class or hour long workout.  AHA! Suddenly a bright idea…reach for the nearest appropriately named drink. Certainly, you would feel much better if you were charged like a bull, amped up or transformed into a weight lifting monster. Or would you?
 
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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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Beltway Driving Academy is the premier instructor lead driving school in Bowie and Crofton Maryland.  Our Team of MVA certified instructors will work to make your driving school experience the best it can be.  Our students learn from professional instructors who are dedicated to patiently and thoughtfully coaching new drivers through the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration driver skills test.  Our facilities are state of the art and our students train for the driving lessons in late-model specially equipped vehicles that are easily maneuvered in traffic and parking lots.  Beltway Driving Academy in best in class and best in service when it comes to driving schools.
 
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T he first regular season flag football game between Lady Elite and Lady Outlawz took place at Deanwood Recreation Center under near-perfect football weather on Sunday.  With a good capacity crowd on hand the former Ely League Champions Lady Elite, led by head coach Leonard Teamer and Defensive Coordinator Chris Jackson took the field against the Lady Outlawz. The Lady Outlawz, led by head coach Jovan Means are the new comers to the league.  They represent some of the newest talents the Ely Flag Football League of Washington, DC has to offer.  
 
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The 2012 United Way Campaign served up a little healthy basketball competition between the Prince Georges County Department of Public Works “Ballaz” and the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections “Renegades”. For the Campaign, both agencies teamed up to hold a charity basketball fundraiser at Cedar Heights Recreational Center.  A greater than expected crowd of fellow employees, family members and agency leadership were on hand from both agencies to support their employees including DPW&T's own Gwen Clerkley, Associate Director of Highway Maintenance and Andre Issayan, Deputy  Director of DPW&T  just to name a few. 
 
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Category: Fitness
Dehydration is a medical condition that arises when you lose more fluids then you take in. It can cause dry mouth, dizziness and more serious complications such as seizures or death. Many of us believe that only professional or competitive athletes can suffer the life-threatening consequences of dehydration, but the truth is that anyone is at risk for becoming mildly, moderately, or severely dehydrated. However, don’t fret or cancel your next workout!  Dehydration is 100% preventable if the correct precautions are taken.
 
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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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Category: Fitness
Summertime i here! You’ve worked hard to how off tho e toned arm , ripped ab and hot new wim uit and now i your time to hine. However, ju t becau e ummer i here doe n’t mean the work top , right? Mo t of u are preoccupied with how we look throughout the ummer month , but unfortunately not enough of u worry about how we feel. Heat-related illne e uch a heat exhau tion and heat troke are eriou and can be life threatening.  Before you hit the track or the field, think about the e imple tip to keep you performing your be t all ummer long: 1)  Drink lot of fluid : You can’t go wrong with drinking plenty of water before, during and after you workout, but if you are engaging in a very inten e or prolonged workout al o bring along a ...
 
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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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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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Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity Coach Jones Hot

Written by Coach Jones     November 18, 2011    
 
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Schools play a critical role in improving the dietary and physical activity behaviors of children and adolescents. Schools can create environments supportive of students’ efforts to eat healthy and be active by implementing policies and practices that support healthy eating and regular physical activity and by providing opportunities for students to learn about and practice these behaviors. CDC synthesized research and best practices related to promoting healthy eating and physical activity in schools, culminating in nine guidelines. These guidelines were informed by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans,1 the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans,2 and the Healthy People 2020 objectives related to healthy eating and physical activity among children, adolescents, and schools.3 The guidelines serve as the foundation for developing, implementing, and evaluating school-based healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices for students. 

Each of the nine guidelines is accompanied by a set of implementation strategies developed to help schools work towards achieving each guideline. Although the ultimate goal is to implement all nine guidelines included in this document, not every strategy will be appropriate for every school, and some schools, due to resource limitations, might need to implement the guidelines incrementally.

Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion



 

 

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