In This Issue


When Alex Rayppy walks into a room, time slows down. It’s not just the show-stopping smile or the twinkling eyes that make her so compelling.
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Kelly Valentine has music in her blood, and keeps it pumping and vibrant with every practice and performance as the femme fatale in Valentine Rodeo.
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Want to be a part of a Reno tradition that has been going on for 82 years? If you are a Reno native you are well aware of the “Wildest Richest Rodeo in the West.”
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At this time of the year everyone’s thoughts turn from the slopes to the shore.
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Fizio is a fitness facility and athlete recovery lounge located in downtown Reno at 400 Mill St.

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Jet Set

Why visit such a faraway place? Well, for one, it has been on the Top Cities in the World to Visit list over and over again. Secondly, for me, it’s the city of my college days.  

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Since opening their doors in Reno’s Midtown District in 2013, 1864 Tavern has captured the hearts and the taste buds of natives and visitors alike.

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Top 5 Foods for Athletic Performance

For some reason, we’ve been brainwashed by a multi-billion dollar industry into thinking that the best way for athletes to perform better is to buy the latest supplement craze in sports performance at a supplement store. From energy drinks to pre-workout powders to during workout...

Banana Smoothie

A Smoothie worth going Banana's for!   1 1/2 C. Silk Pure Coconut Unsweetened Milk 1. Scoop Gaspari MyoFusion Probiotic Protein Powder 1 Banana 1 scoop Gaspari L-Glutamine and your choice of Omega-3 (take normally or add to smoothie) ice and BLEND! Great for before or after workout! Enjoy!  ...

Homemade Protein Bars

Protein Bars and Meal Replacement Shakes are popular for sensible weight loss and fitness people on the go. The ones you find in the supermarket and health food stores are great choices but can often be quite expensive and sometimes laden with a lot of...

Protein Blueberry “After Workout” Smoothie

Easy recipe for after your workout to replenish and energize:                       1 cup of ice 1 cup frozen bluberries 1 scoop of Champion Nutrition Pure Whey Protein (Vanilla or Banana) 1 scoop of Gaspari L-Glutamine 1 1/2 cups of Silk Pure Coconut Milk unsweetened Blend in blender and Enjoy! Stay tuned for more...

The Skinny on Spain

The Skinny on Spain By Kristin Close [caption id="attachment_3709" align="alignright" width="200"][/caption] Most Spanish people I see are not overweight. (A disclaimer: I see only city people, and they are usually skinnier because of the walking and the peer pressure.) However, I have some ideas about why the...