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Local trainer wants you to be the Biggest Loser

Sharon Thompson of El Dorado Hills is an official Biggest Loser Pro. She achieves success by customizing plans to each client'€™s abilities and personal goals and incorporating the best of weight training, kickboxing, plyometrics and yoga to achieve optimal results. Courtesy photo

By Lynn Machon Following an extensive application and evaluation process, local personal trainer Sharon Thompson, CPT, founder of Thompson Training, has been selected by NBC/Biggest Loser executives to function as an official Biggest Loser Pro. Thompson, who lives in El Dorado Hills, will serve as the Northern California expert for the “The Biggest Loser Live […]

3 Comments / February 03, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Animal Services investigates dog trainer

El Dorado County Animal Services is investigating a Placerville dog trainer after allegations of abuse arose last week. Animal Services Chief Henry Brzezinski said Regina Collins, of El Dorado Hills, filed a formal complaint Jan. 3 against Ridley K9 Academy, alleging her 3-month-old standard poodle Chance was abused over a span of several days. Because the […]

No Comment / January 11, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Lake College fall classes start late August

Folsom Lake College’s fall 2013 semester starts Aug. 24. While students have already begun registering and some classes are now full, there are available classes. Here are a few of the classes still open for registration: General Education offerings — These classes in areas such as communication studies, history and English writing are critical for […]

No Comment / August 05, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Best Fitness Center: El Dorado Hills Sports Club

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

For eight years El Dorado Hills residents have whipped themselves into shape at the El Dorado Hills Sports Club, a Spare Time Club. They’ve swam laps, lifted weights, stretched in yoga and found their rhythm in zumba. This program variety, along with stellar customer service, has kept clients happy, according to General Manager Stephanie Ward. “We […]

No Comment / April 18, 2013 | Posted in Best of 2012 | Read More »

Publisher’s ink: Read dog food labels carefully when dieting

Since gaining weight I’ve been more inclined to reading the labels on the back of cans. Knowing the ingredients helps reduce those unwanted and unsightly pounds. On one particular can I found it included fish broth, peas, spinach and sunflower oil. All these appeared to be healthy foodstuffs — for a dog. Ollie, our “not […]

No Comment / October 04, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Some FLC classes still open

Folsom Lake College’s spring 2012 semester is almost here, with most classes starting Jan. 17-23. While many spring 2012 classes are full — state of California budget cuts have led to reduced offerings — a limited number of courses remain open for registration. Several of these classes are ideal for someone seeking a new career […]

No Comment / January 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local entrepreneur creates CÖR fitness product

SPO_COR Bench WEB

Entrepreneurship 101: See need, develop need, market need. Greg Reffner knows the steps well. As the corporate executive officer and owner of CÖR Systems, the Union Mine High graduate and former Diamondback skier and soccer player created and developed The CÖR Bench, a hybrid exercise system that forces core musculature activation and increases range of motion. […]

No Comment / July 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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