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Is CrossFit for You?

By Dale Barr It’s springtime. Time for flowers, rain, NCAA March Madness and, in CrossFit circles, time for the CrossFit Open. The first stage of the CrossFit Games, the Open is a five-week tournament geared toward every age and skill level, ages 12 to 60 and up. If our only exposure to CrossFit is what we see in the CrossFit Games on television not many of us would.

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St. Michaels Magic

Jessica Andrews and Daniel Honeywell celebrate in style on the Eastern Shore.

By Sarah Hagerty  |  Photography by Hamilton Photography St. Michaels is an enviable destination wedding spot. But for bride Jessica Andrews Honeywell it’s just her hometown. She had often pictured her wedding taking place at her family home—five waterfront acres perfectly suited for just such an occasion. When it came time to plan the real thing last September, however,.

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Lift Better, Live Longer, With Deadlifts

When I mention deadlifts to someone his or her first reaction is fear. It has the word dead in it! Most people have no clue what a deadlift is. Those that do often say they avoid the lift because it will hurt their back. But what do you do if you drop your keys on the ground? You pick them up of course and that’s all a deadlift is. When programmed correctly and with proper.

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Erin Horst: A Mindful Evolution

By Christine Fillat  |  Photography by Heather Crowder

It’s a tough world out there. Taking time out for ourselves is essential in this technologically fast-paced world. And with a bit of hard work, we will look good while we do it. Evolutions, an Annapolis-based fitness, health and wellness fixture for 15 years, was built to appeal to gentle souls who wish for physical and mental wellness. As a teenager in.

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The Art Of The Crown

Crowns are amazing restorations—if you break your front tooth horseback riding or decay weakens a molar, a crown covers the damage and reinforces tooth structure in a way that looks natural. Whenever it’s time to get one, however, very few of us leap with joy. Many of us fail to appreciate just how far today’s gleaming crowns have come. In 200 A.D., the Etruscans, who lived in central Italy.

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Best Dressed In Annapolis 2017

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Wedding For Two

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History in the Making at William Paca House

Bridgette Miller and Ross Westholm Begin Their Lives by Celebrating the Past

By Sarah Hagerty  |  Photography by Marcus Chacona, The Annapolis Photographer Their romance began with a chance meeting in a tavern in the old-time neighborhood of Federal Hill in Baltimore. History was already playing a part in this love story. Bridgette, a project manager for Under Armour Performance, spent 11 months working on her perfect August 27, 2016 wedding, with the help of Lacey Wheatley. Just.

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Dancing for Life

By Christine Fillat  |  Photography by Andrew Holtz

A ballet dancer often portrays effortless grace: Odette’s slow pirouette, Giselle’s controlled arabesque. But such grace comes with much effort, requiring articulation, artistry and strength. Maggie Kudirka’s training in dance has saved her life. It was the summer of 2014, and she was only 23 years old. Her lifelong dream—to train and perform with the prestigious Joffrey Ballet School—was shattered when she.

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The $475 Facial: Is It Worth It?

By Mary Ann Treger

Just between us (please don’t tell my husband) each year I spend a lot of money on facial rejuvenation. Charges for pricey peels, injectables, IPL (Intense Pulse Light) treatments, microdermabrasions appear on my credit card bill right alongside other essentials such as food, water and, of course, chocolate and wine. My bathroom vanity is topped with so many bottles of promises that it could.

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