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2014-07-10 08:25:48

MONTREAL, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian cheese lovers can rejoice as Dairy Farmers of Canada is hosting one of Canada's most exciting and unique events again. The Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival will be held on August 16(th) from 12 noon to 4 p.m. in Whistler, British Columbia. In its seventh year, the festival features cheese rolling races, costume contests and other fun activities for the whole family. An 11-pound wheel of Courtenay Cheddar cheese, produced by British Columbia...

2014-07-10 08:24:16

Rapid growth attributed to personal service for members, profits for franchisees HASTINGS, Minn., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anytime Fitness is the world's fastest-growing fitness club for the seventh consecutive year, according to new data released by The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), which annually issues its "Global 25" rankings as a barometer of the fitness industry. Anytime Fitness (www.anytimefitness.com) added 338 new gyms in 2013, a...

2014-07-10 08:21:04

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olivia Travel, the world's largest travel company offering chartered cruise, resort, adventure and luxury vacations specifically for the lesbian community, has announced that internationally recognized humanitarian, Olga Murray, founder of Nepal Youth Foundation (NYF), will join Olivia's upcoming Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise, November 23-30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/125811 "The support our foundation has...

Studies Suggest People Eat Healthier When The Workout Is Fun
2014-07-10 07:07:31

[ Watch the Video: Fun Or Exercise? ] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online When it comes to an effective diet and exercise routine, it really is mind over matter. A pair of studies performed by US and French institutions explains that if you can convince yourself that your exercise is a fun activity rather than a grueling task, you are more likely to maintain a healthier diet. The first of the two studies, conducted by researchers from the Cornell Food and Brand...

2014-07-10 04:21:31

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with fitness, diet and nutrition and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text. This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service. Coming...

2014-07-09 23:14:25

MeriWellness, a Delaware County Nutrition and Wellness Counseling Center located in Springfield, PA is offering their Top 3 Tips for staying healthy this season to celebrate their first summer in business. Springfield, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 MeriWellness, a Delaware County Nutrition and Wellness Counseling Center located in Springfield, PA is offering their Top 3 Tips for staying healthy this season to celebrate their first summer in business. Founder and dietitian Beth Meriwether...

2014-07-09 23:14:07

Direct integration between WebRezPro cloud PMS and Revinate streamlines post-stay communications with guests and allows hoteliers to increase review volumes on online review sites. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 WebRezPro™ cloud property management system (PMS) for independent hotels, hotel groups and chains, vacation rentals and inns, is pleased to announce integration with Revinate, the leading online reputation management platform for the hospitality industry with 23,000 customers...

2014-07-09 23:13:37

Grace Bikes USA has announced that the Grace One ebike is coming to the USA and will be on display at Interbike 2014 this fall. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Grace Electric Bikes are renowned in the industry for their style and design as well as for their efficiency and superior performance. The Grace One has been referred to by electricbike.com as being in a category of its own. The intergrated design along with the power and the great ride is unmatched by others. The Grace One...

2014-07-09 23:12:58

Arizona Cycling Tours, a Tucson-based bicycle touring company that specializes in providing unique cycling tours in the state of Arizona, is pleased to announce the dates for their fall 2014 Sedona/Grand Canyon Tour. Tucson, Az. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Arizona Cycling Tours (ACT) is pleased to announce the dates for the fall 2014 Sedona/Grand Canyon Tour. Tour start dates are Sept 24th, 2014 and Oct 8th, 2014. Visit http://www.arizonacyclingtours.com for complete tour information. This...

2014-07-09 23:12:16

Summertime means cooking on the grill, but watch out for gluten in the rubs, marinades, and sauces used on grilled meats says gluten-free cooking expert Carol Fenster. She offers tips for choosing safe versions—plus her boldly flavorful recipe for Pork Tenderloin in Citrus-Chipotle Marinade. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Experienced grillers know the secret to flavorful grilling comes from rubs, marinades, and sauces, but store-bought and restaurant versions may contain gluten (a protein in...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

Cachena Cattle
2014-07-14 10:54:10

The Cachena is a breed of cattle from Portugal. It is also bred in Galicia and Spain. A larger breed, the Barrosao cattle is also bred in Portugal and the Cachena is sometimes considered to be a variant of it. The Cachena was developed by crossbreeding local yellow and brown cattle breeds. The Cachena’s climate is hot and dry in the summer and cold and humid in the winter. They are distributed around the low mountain range within the Spanish Natural Park Baixa Limia-Serra do Xures. They...

Brown Swiss Cattle
2014-07-12 12:06:09

The Brown Swiss is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in the Swiss Alps. In 1949, it was claimed the cattle of the European Alps were improved by Pinzgauer blood. This was assumed by the cattle’s color and history, but has been disproved since. The Brown Swiss is completely different from the original cattle bred in Switzerland in the late 1600s. The breed was imported to the United States by Henry M. Clark in 1869. A total of 25 bulls and 140 cows were imported at that time. The...

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

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