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My Top 10 Healthy Eating Tips Lucia Getsi

My Top 10 Healthy Eating Tips Lucia Getsi   1. No woman over the age of 65 needs to be consuming more than 1800 calories per day on a day to day basis unless she is very tall or getting a huge amount of cardiovascular and strength training exercise.  At 5’2’’ with a healthy amount of exercise (one hour with hr at above 120 bpm) 6 days a week), 1500 calories, heavy on the protein […] 

AC4me Week Three

Week 3 On this very rainy Christmas Eve, there are only two brief items on this week’s SLVTalks memo:   First:  From the staff of the Activity Center, have a very Merry Christmas.  It is our wish for all of you to be safe and enjoy your family and friends this wonderful holiday season.   Second:  If you happen to be one of the many people trying to keep your weight down this Christmas season, […] 

Thank You From Afghanistan

Dear Ms. Hogg, Ms. Houin, and OPERATION: QUITE COMFORT, I am writing to thank you for your kindness and generosity. We have received the packages in Afghanistan that you sent from South Carolina and Indiana. You will be happy to know that all of the “goodies” are being put to good use. I have attached a picture of our platoon, so you can see all the people that your efforts have directly assisted. We are […] 

AC4me Week 2

Just a reminder, the AC4Me Kickoff will be Monday, January 7, 2013, 7:00 p.m. at the Activity Center.  The get-together will last approximately one hour, during which time your Activity Center Instructors will acquaint you with their classes.  Our Land Aerobics, Water Aerobics, Pilates, Yoga and Strength Training Instructors will be giving brief descriptions of how each of their classes will help with your weight loss goals and aid you in building muscle strength.   […] 

AC4me Week 1

Week 1 – Welcome The staff of the Activity Center would like to welcome all of you to the 2013 AC4Me Health and Fitness Program.  We are very excited about beginning the program and seeing each and every one of you reach your individual Fitness Goals.   With that in mind, each week we will put an article on  Our objective, with the articles, is to give you basic information that will, hopefully, motivate […] 

AC4Me- 2013- Mark Your Calendars!!

AC4Me- 2013- Mark Your Calendars!!AC4Me, the “FREE” Savannah Lakes Village Fitness Program starts soon!! Just in time to start your new year out right! Let us help you make it your healthiest year ever.This is your chance to spend 12 weeks doing nothing but good things for your body!! During those 12 weeks, we’ll help you get on track.We’ll give you GREAT healthy eating recipes and suggest exercises to get you back in shape, and […] 

Calories Burned in Water Work

Calories per Hour burned in Swimming: 300 (Picasso at 91) to 500 (average) to 2000 (Michael Phelps in 76 degree water) An hour swim can provide an excellent workout, especially if you vary your strokes to use your muscles in all the different ways you can use them while streamlining in the water. If you weigh 150 lbs, you burn about 500 calories during that time, swimming at a moderate rate of speed with good […] 

August Fishing Report

Lake Thurmond is down to 318.5. Striped and Hybrid Bass: Good to very good. Captain William Sasser (864-333-2000) reports that most of the bigger fish in the lake are grouped within 6 miles of the dam up both the Georgia Little River and the Savannah. Fish are generally found 70-80 feet deep over 90-100 feet of water, and fishing live herring on down lines has been the predominant technique. A surprising number of fish have […] 

Concert and Picnic Fun

Recreation Center Information The SLV community picnics/concerts have been set for Mondays, Sept. 24 with Ashby Stokes and Oct. 15 with Jake Bartley. Various fun activities will also be made available and will provide a great evening of entertainment and fun for all. Tickets are available at front desk of Recreation Center. Tennis Clinics: Keep’em Moving for Grandkids. The clinics are set for Labor Day weekend Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1 from 9-10am. […] 

Cherries, the Super Food

Why take pills if you can eat these 11 everyday foods that can help cure most common illnesses? See what kind of foods you can eat to cure these illnesses: #1 MUSCLE ACHE The Solution: Tart cherries—one cup, or two glasses of juice, daily, before and during exercise The Science: Contains the same anti-inflammatory enzymes as ibuprofen, without the potential kidney and stomach-related side effects. #2 MEMORY LOSSThe Solution: Sunflower seeds—a quarter cup daily The […] 

August Gardening Tips

Horticulture Tips of the Month: Water figs deeply now as they begin to ripen. Harvest every morning, before the birds can do their damage. The soil in outdoor clay pots dries out quickly. Poke holes in it with a pencil to make sure water saturates the soil when you tend your plants. The best way to control snakes is to remove their habitat. Move log piles, leaf piles and rock piles to the edge of […] 

Monticello Reopening Celebration

CART PARADE UPDATE: The correct e-mail address for reserving one of the limited carts is . See corrected flyer below. BBQ DINNER UPDATE: Please pre-purchase your tickets at the Tara Clubhouse on or before Friday, August 10 for the Sunday evening (August 12) Pulled-Pork BBQ dinner. Call 391-4163 or stop by the Tara Clubhouse. If BBQ is not an option for you, a chicken breast may be substituted with your meal. Please make mention […]