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Spring Is Tent Camping Time

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Spring is the time to haul out the camping gear and start planning trips to your favorite camping destinations. Whether it’s off to the mountains, finding a spot in the national forests of the Piney Woods, or maybe even the seashore, Texas has lots of camping sites to offer. A …

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Time To Get Those Bikes Out

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Springtime’s warmer weather brings out the biking urge in just about everybody. From roadies, to cruisers, to off-road adrenaline junkies. North Texas has room for all. For road bike fans, there are several options in the area. Our article on bike clubs will lead you to the Plano Bicycle Association …

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Recovery: Key To Improvement In Your Sport

Written by Dr. Gabe Mirkin If you want to become stronger and faster and have greater endurance, you need to exercise on one day intensely enough to damage your muscle fibers and feel short of breath and sore on the next day. And then train at reduced intensity for as …

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Where To Go For Spring Break 2018

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  Spring break time is approaching. If you’re not part of the college crowd, it’s time to begin planning family outings. The traditional trip to the Gulf of Mexico in Texas may be limited this year because many areas of the Central and North Texas coast are still recovering from …

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North Texas Active Life is your guide to resources in North Texas that will help you and your family lead active and healthy lives. We are focused on the Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Allen areas and surrounding communities. Our topics cover events, recreation, activities, fitness resources, and healthy living . Articles cover hiking, biking, trails, fitness, parks, kayaking, bicycling, rock climbing, walking, and more.