Weekend Warrior

New Workout Method Raises the Barre

“It just really felt like the right thing.”

Not long ago, Cathy McKie was standing in front of a classroom of sixth-graders at Wellwood Middle School. Today, she’s still teaching, but in front of a wall of mirrors and a ballet barre.

Top Running and Biking Spots in CNY

According to Strava

Strava, a company that offers a free app to digitally track bike rides and runs via your smartphone or GPS system recently released a global heatmap of running and biking data using information from 77,688,848 rides and 19,660,163 runs.

All-Star Sumo (Photos)

Athleticism on display

A sumo seven league of nations descended on Turning Stone Resort and Casino for a round-robin All-Star sumo wrestling event on Saturday, July 19. Contestants from Japan, Mongolia, Russia, Poland, New Zealand, Egypt and the U.S. competed to win an All-Star title. Syracuse New Times photographer Michael Davis captured the action.

The Right Kayak for the Right Job

T.J. Kitt shares his knowledge about kayaking and other paddle sports at his Camillus Kayak Shop.

T.J. Kitt will never forget his first kayak.

Corporate Challenge Highlights Races in June

It’s Race Season

The summer race season is heating up with events throughout Central New York that will challenge the best runners, swimmers, bikers and beyond. Remember to fuel up, stay hydrated and dress right to beat the heat for these warm-weather races.


Providing participants with exercises for body and mind

Juvar (J.T.) Houston speaks from the heart when he opens up about H2Fitness, a program he started in 2011 and one that is about far more than fitness. An athlete all his life, Houston went to the University of Buffalo on a scholarship but came home abruptly when his younger brother committed suicide.

The Man Who Could Fly

(VIDEO) Watch a paraglider’s 50th flight

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... Gary Schug from Cicero, New York.

Release some stress with yoga

All styles can be modified for beginners and experienced students alike

Ahhh, Namaste.

Think Pink

Race for the Cure – Saturday, May 17

The Susan G. Komen Foundation has become the largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the United States since its inception in 1982. More than 100,000 volunteers work throughout its network, which includes 124 affiliates throughout the world.

Upcoming Races

A look at races through May.

With spring in the air, it’s time to bag the excuses and hit the pavement, or trail, running. And with so many events throughout Central New York, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get out and get healthy.