Ohioans have access to some of the best outdoor and indoor recreational spots in the country. Couple that with some healthy and locally-sourced menu options and there is no reason we all can't adopt a few, and possibly new, “Healthy Habits.” This month, we are featuring a few of the many businesses around the Buckeye State who can help us all keep our calories low and our metabolisms high.
Columbus Outdoor Pursuits offers adventure seekers some of the very best bicycling, kayaking, rock climbing and backpacking tours in Ohio. And for one week every June, their Great Ohio Bike Adventure attracts more than 2,000 riders from all over the U.S., making it the largest moving city in Ohio. Dayton’s Zoom Multisport Racing is a family-owned company that offers swimming, biking and running opportunities for the whole family to enjoy. Triathlons, duathlons and a variety of clinics and training for all skill levels are available, bringing life to their motto, “If you believe, you can achieve!” Or if you prefer a little more serenity, Balanced Yogo Studios & University, located in Columbus, has been offering professional yoga training and massages since 2002. With their recent addition of a dedicated, state of the art heated practice room, you can even enjoy a variety of hot yoga practices. For more than 30 years, Mustard Seed Market & Café, with locations in Akron and Solon, have been offering their customers healthy, natural products with a side of education on food issues and the environment. As the largest locally-owned retailer of natural and organic products in Ohio, their strict ingredient standards have made them a leader in their field.