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Trailtalk® fights therapy stigma with walk and talk sessions

Sponsored Story Trailtalk® is painting a new picture of what therapy can look like. Instead of the stereotypical image of a client lying on the couch and talking to the ceiling, therapy can happen on the move, on the trail, in a courtyard [...]

InBALANCE Yoga hosts free Yoga Saturday for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As a breast cancer survivor who then lost her husband to another form of the disease, InBALANCE Yoga studio owner Jennifer Schnabel is passionate about raising awareness of the terrifying illness that changed her life. “Yoga helps relieve [...]

5 tips for creating connection from a couple who overcame addiction and affairs

Ashlynn and Coby Mitchell are a happy couple from Orem, Utah, but it wasn’t always that way. The Mitchells have suffered through the effects of Coby’s addiction to pornography, two affairs, and the molestation of their two daughters by [...]

Springville receives $2 million donation for new recreation center

Springville City received a $2 million donation from Orem-based Clyde Companies to help build the new Springville recreation center. “We are honored to continue the Clyde mission of ‘Building a Better Community,’ and feel confident [...]

ICYMI: Fire at elementary school; 15th anniversary of Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapping

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Fire at Ridgeline Elementary School in Highland Early Sunday morning the Lone Peak Fire responded to a fire on the roof of Ridgeline Elementary [...]

Staying baaa-lanced: BYU students bring GOGA to Utah Valley

Doing downward dog with a goat on your back is a thing now, and Utah County isn’t kidding around. Imagine you’re looking out over the valley — toes at the top of your yoga mat — and breathing in the crisp mountain air. And then imagine [...]

5 training tips for a more successful downhill race

Like many Utah races, the AF Canyon Run Against Cancer (June 24) is mainly downhill — 2,484 feet downhill to be exact. In the seventh annual race hosted by Intermountain, approximately the first eight miles are in American Fork Canyon. “The [...]

2017 race schedule in Utah Valley

Spring is just around the corner, which means you can finally leave the treadmill behind and start running outside. Whether you set a 2017 goal to to run your first race or you are a seasoned runner looking for a new race to take for a stride, [...]

Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital dedicated to helping those dealing with behavioral health challenges

Contact Info: ADDRESS: 1350 E. 750 North, Orem PHONE: (801) 852-2273 SITE: pcbh.com Call for a no-cost assessment Sponsored Story Behavioral health disorders include mental illness, substance abuse and addictive behaviors like pornography [...]

Faces of Fitness: The Trainers

Zac and Kami Price first started training clients in the garage of Zac’s dad (artist Gary Price). As their reputation and business grew, the duo opened Energy Explosion in Spanish Fork. Their clientele now ranges from elite athletes to a [...]

Faces of Fitness: The Survivors

A Lehi garage has been the scene of many celebrations, but they aren’t ones you would find on the cover of Sports Illustrated. The celebrations have come after the first pushup, the first situp and the first time Merrilee Boyack lifted her [...]

Faces of Fitness: The Warriors

Clayton and Chelsea Wolf describe their relationship as an atypical Utah County love story. When they started dating, Clayton was in his 30s and Chelsea was a divorced single mom. But they had a few things in common: a love of fitness and a [...]

Utah Fertility Center’s five-fold mission to care for its patients

DOCTORS: Russell A. Foulk, M.D. Shawn E. Gurtcheff, M.D., M.S. Deirdre A. Conway, M.D. Jason Parker, D.O. ADDRESS: 1446 W. Pleasant Grove Blvd. Pleasant Grove PHONE: (801) 785-5100 SITE: utahfertility.com Sponsored Story Utah Fertility Center [...]

7 ways to be a more present parent 

Have you ever noticed a mom who was brushing off her children while staring at her phone? Or who seemed constantly overwhelmed and exhausted by the demands of her kids? It was probably me. One day, I realized how bad it had gotten. I was [...]

Faces of Fitness: The Iron Cowboy

James Lawrence isn’t a cowboy. And, despite feats that may suggest otherwise, he’s not made of iron. However, to fans around the world, the record-setting triathlete is known for his cowboy persona and his no-way-he-just-did-that [...]

Doctor’s orders: Top Docs in Utah Valley

Utah Valley Magazine asked more than 600 doctors across Utah Valley to identify peers in the medical industry they would be most comfortable recommending to friends and family members. As the responses came in (our fax machine got more use than [...]

Faces of Fitness: The Queens of Zumba

Across the world, people lace up their dancing (tennis) shoes for Zumba with Kass Martin and Emily Engemann. With classes filled to capacity and a tangible energy, these local sisters create an environment where people not only reach fitness [...]

Feeding frenzy: BYU athletics’ dietician fuels the masses with her one-athlete-at-a-time approach

A lot is made around the country — and at BYU — about strength and conditioning, weight rooms, “going hard” in practice and having the athletes in peak shape for the start of the season. However, to get the most out of all of these [...]

UV Hospital’s children’s unit makes Type 1 diabetes less drastic of a life change

Sponsored Story Essentially life was perfect for Haley Hales. She had been attending school, playing on her volleyball team and going about her life like a regular teenager. But a trip to Washington with her mom showed minor signs that something [...]

Have kids, will date: 7 creative date ideas to keep your post-kids marriage alive

      My husband and I were married for three and a half years before kids came into the picture. While our children have brought so much joy and fulfillment into our lives, getting out on dates takes a lot more effort and planning [...]