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Olga Eby, a Successful Homestead Entrepreneur Who Serves the Community

Olga Eby, a Successful Homestead Entrepreneur Who Serves the Community

Born in Venezuela, Olga, a businesswoman and entrepreneur who moved to Homestead 20 years ago, told us about her life, her business and her legacy.

Buccaneer Marching Band Will Represent Homestead Nationally

Buccaneer Marching Band Will Represent Homestead Nationally

South Dade Senior High School Marching Band, known as the Buccaneer Marching Band, is invited to participate in Washington, D.C., at a nationwide music competition next March.

Livan Concepcion and His Martial Arts Academy

Livan Concepcion and His Martial Arts Academy

Entrepreneur of the month: Livan Concepcion: “We strongly believe in the Homestead community”.

Take the Leap with SkyDive Miami

Take the Leap with SkyDive Miami

Is the thrilling and adrenaline-fueled act of skydiving somewhere on your bucket list? Or maybe it’s already an activity you indulge in weekly? Whichever it may be, a small but...

Turkey Point project adding millions to south Miami-Dade economy

Turkey Point project adding millions to south Miami-Dade economy

Florida Power and Light (FPL) announced this week that it began a refueling and maintenance outage on Unit 3, one of two nuclear power plants at the Turkey Point power...

Free Homebuyer Bootcamp at Homestead

Free Homebuyer Bootcamp at Homestead

Have all your real estate questions answered in one place, but also could receive up to $17,500 in down payment assistance.

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Veterans ride Ft. Lauderale Water Taxi for free this Veteran’s Day

Veterans ride Ft. Lauderale Water Taxi for free this Veteran’s Day

Water Taxi of Fort Lauderdale (www.watertaxi.com), the No. 1 attraction in South Florida, is honoring U.S. veterans by offering free rides all day on Veteran’s Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018....

Homestead Main Street brings holiday cheer to Historic Downtown Homestead

Homestead Main Street brings holiday cheer to Historic Downtown Homestead

Mark your calendars for the 15th Annual Holiday in Losner Park, Saturday, December 1, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Losner Park, 104 N. Krome Avenue, Homestead, in...

8 Tips to Make Your Halloween a Spooktacular One!

8 Tips to Make Your Halloween a Spooktacular One!

From yummy treats to costumes, Halloween is one of the most fun holidays for kids and families. It provides an opportunity for families to bond and enjoy trick or treating...

La Playa Grill Seafood Bar at Homestead Bayfront Park & Marina to host Military Appreciation Day Nov. 3

La Playa Grill Seafood Bar at Homestead Bayfront Park & Marina to host Military Appreciation Day Nov. 3

As we approach Veterans Day, don’t miss the opportunity to show our veterans and current military members how much they are appreciated.  On Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, join family and...

Homestead Celebrates New Marquee for the Historic Seminole Theatre

Homestead Celebrates New Marquee for the Historic Seminole Theatre

WHAT: Seminole Theatre Marquee LightingWHEN: Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:00 PMWHERE: Seminole Theatre, 18 N. Krome Ave., Homestead, FL 33030

Florida Power & Light Company crews responding to widespread power outages in the wake of Hurricane Michael

Florida Power & Light Company crews responding to widespread power outages in the wake of Hurricane Michael

·   Team of more than 1,000 FPL employees and contractors to help restore power and assist with search and rescue·   FPL to provide Florida Highway Patrol vehicles in the...

Health

05
Oct2018
DOH-Miami-Dade Recognizes National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

DOH-Miami-Dade Recognizes Nati...

In recognition of National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County and local partners will host three free community awareness and HIV/STD testing events.

12
Sep2018
Back Pain - What to Do?

Back Pain - What to Do?

Over 80% of the population will suffer from lower back pain during their lives.

15
Aug2018
Acne Breakouts - Controlling Problem Pimples

Acne Breakouts - Controlling P...

Zits. Pimples. Spots. Whatever you call it, acne can cause discomfort and embarrassment. This skin condition affects most people at some point during their lives. About 4 out of every 5 people ex...

03
Aug2018
DOH-Miami-Dade offers free back-to-school immunizations

DOH-Miami-Dade offers free bac...

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County’s Immunization Program is urging parents to check their children’s immunization record to see if they are due for a vaccine. Chil...

Education

07
Aug2018
Back to School, 8 Tips and Tricks for a  Successful 2018 School Year

Back to School, 8 Tips and Tri...

Summer is almost over and it’s that exciting time of the year again: back to school. An opportunity to start from scratch and have a wonderful school year. Make sure to start fresh with a c...

20
Jul2018
 Don’t Let the Summer Reading Slide Stall Your Child’s Literacy

Don’t Let the Summer Reading S...

Like most kids, I couldn’t wait for summer vacation when I was young. As a dyslexic student, school was my greatest stressor, and that fact only made my longing for summer break more intens...

09
Apr2018
The English Center (TEC): Top-of-the-Line Education Programs

The English Center (TEC): Top-...

ESOL and career/technical education are part of the unique programs offered by The English Center (TEC) Some of these courses are also taught in Spanish.

19
Mar2018
To Improve School Security In Parkland’s Aftermath, Miami-Dade County Leaders Want $29.8 million

To Improve School Security In...

In light of the tragic event that occurred on February 14 during which 17 lives were lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in what is now considered one of the deadli...

Sports

01
Oct2018
"I Live Active" Wellness Showcase returns to Goulds Park Nov. 9

"I Live Active" Well...

Being active can have many positive effects on one’s physical, emotional and social well-being. Research suggests that exercising outside for at least 20 minutes a day can greatly improve a...

23
Apr2018
Health and Fitness Coach Committed to Helping Others Live Healthy, Fit and Happy Lives

Health and Fitness Coach Commi...

Dianna Forsberg Shares Six Steps to Spring Back into a Health and Fitness Routine

02
Jan2018
How to find time to exercise?

How to find time to exercise?

If exercising more is a goal in the year ahead, the following are a few strategies to make that happen... A new year marks a great time to embrace change. Many people do just that by making resol...

27
May2017
Neymar Jr.’s Five U.S. Final to Showcase the Country’s Most Skilled Five-Man Soccer Teams in Unique Elimination Format

Neymar Jr.’s Five U.S. Final t...

Following qualifying tournaments in 17 different U.S. cities, top teams will meet in Miami June 10 to determine who will play for the World Championship in Brazil this July Miami, FL (May 30...

If exercising more is a goal in the year ahead, the following are a few strategies to make that happen...

A new year marks a great time to embrace change. Many people do just that by making resolutions designed to improve their lives in the year and years ahead.
Resolutions regarding personal health are annually among the most popular changes people hope to make at the dawn of a new year. In fact, a quick scan of annual lists citing the most popular resolutions found that pledges to eat healthier and exercise more can be found at or near the top of such lists.

Though such lists might not have been compiled using the most scientific of methods, it's no secret that getting healthier and looking better is a goal many people strive for upon the arrival of January 1.

Unfortunately, a 2015 report from U.S. News & World Report suggested that 80 percent of resolutions fail, oftentimes as early as February. For those who don't just want but need to get healthier, failure to live up to a resolution to exercise more can have potentially devastating consequences.
If exercising more is a goal in the year ahead, the following are a few strategies to make that happen.
• Exercise in the early morning. As the day progresses, unforeseen challenges or forgotten commitments have a way of devouring time initially earmarked for exercise. Exercise first thing in the morning before any commitments to work and family hijack the time you have committed to exercising.

• Take on less responsibility. Professionals and parents often cite commitments to work and family as the primary reasons they aren't getting enough exercise. While those are perfectly reasonable excuses to skip a workout, men and women who recognize the long-term benefits of routine exercise may be compelled to take on less responsibility at work while also making an effort to divvy up responsibilities at home more equitably.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ongoing exercise can reduce risk for cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and some cancers. The CDC also notes that routine exercise strengthens bones and muscles while improving mood. Taking on more responsibility at work might be great for your career, but that may prove a Pyrrhic victory if your long-term health is jeopardized. Parents can discuss with their spouse how to better share responsibilities at home so both moms and dads can get regular exercise.

• Embrace more efficient exercise routines. Rather than working a single muscle group at a time, which can be both time-consuming and boring, men and women can adapt their workout routines to focus on multi-muscle exercises. Work with a personal trainer to make your workout as efficient as possible.

•  Schedule your routine each week. Each week is different, so while it may be ideal to establish a workout routine in which you exercise at the same time each day, that's not always going to be possible. Failing to exercise on a day you had intended to workout can compromise your motivation to workout in the future, so sit down at the beginning of each week to examine your commitments for the days ahead and schedule times to exercise in the next seven days. This can keep you on track and help you avoid the disappointment of missing a workout because life got in the way.

Finding time to exercise is not always so easy, but even the busiest men and women can likely still include workouts in their daily routines.

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