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Rocky Road for Eagles Baseball


By Indrek Kongats After getting off to a great 2-0 start before Easter break, the Ellicottville Eagles Varsity baseball team has taken a wrong turn down a road of ups and downs that leaves the rest of the season uncertain, currently sitting at 3-2. Returning to the diamond after a one week lay-off, the Eagles dropped an unexpected and bitter ... Read More »

Jump Your Way To A Better Body


Most of my clients have a desired goal of developing a sculpted body. Not too bulky, just lean and fit. They have come to me since they want a clear way to achieve this goal. I provide them with strength training to build their muscles and with many of them, we train aerobically and anaerobically with light to intense jumping-based ... Read More »

Outdoor Adventure – Spring Turkey Season About to Start


By Indrek Kongats It’s turkey time once again as the regular season is about to start on Monday, May 1 and run until the end of the month Wednesday, May 31. The youth turkey season will kick off this weekend Saturday, April 22 – Sunday April 23. The spring youth season allows you to get out in the field early ... Read More »

Health & Fitness – Fredrickson Becomes Certified Personal Trainer


Core Performance is excited to announce that our friend and fitness inspiration, Debbie Golley Fredrickson, has completed her certification as a personal trainer.  Core Performance prides itself on offering top-notch classes and training to all fitness levels, and Debbie has been a rising star in this arena from the beginning of Core’s inception. Way back in 2009, Core Performance was ... Read More »

Health & Fitness – Why Weight Loss is More Than Fitness and Food


When it comes to rebelling, you probably think of 16-year- olds or people covered in lots of tattoos who like to swear a lot. But over the last few years, I’ve learned that most of us don’t rebel against others as much as we rebel against ourselves. Think about it. How many times have you set out to accomplish a goal ... Read More »

Outdoor Adventure: The Joy of Archery


By Indrek Kongats My fascination with archery started at a very young age after seeing what I believe to be the best movie ever made, the 1938, “The Adventures of Robin Hood,” starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone and Claude Rains. But all of my passion and instruction for archery came from watching Richard Greene as Robin Hood ... Read More »

Health & Fitness – Isometrics

By Kim Duke, NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer With the spring season upon us, many of my clients are looking to shed the winter weight.  Of course we are all looking for that magical fix. But as we have learned from shows like “The Biggest Loser,” quick weight loss is not an ideal fix. Plus, as we age, taking off ... Read More »

Outdoor Adventure: Flamping for the Whole Family


By Indrek Kongats I bet that you have never heard the term “flamping” before! Most people have heard the term “glamping,” right? Glamping is camping with a little bit of class, comfort and luxury. Flamping (family + glamping) is like glamping, with the same level of comfort, but for the whole family. Many people who are big into hiking, canoeing ... Read More »

Health & Fitness – Spring Into Fitness


Oh, heck yes! It’s been one doozy of a winter, but spring is finally here — and it’s time to get outside and get active again. But let’s be realistic here. The season may technically be spring, but there’s a good chance we’ve still got some cold days and melted snow ahead of us. That’s not going to keep us ... Read More »

Outdoor Adventure: First Trout of the Season


By Indrek Kongats Chasing trout is a very rewarding pursuit and catching the first trout of the new season is always memorable. Catching your first one on a fly rod is unforgettable! Fly fishing can be confusing, mystifying and difficult to master, but at the same time, everyone can agree that watching someone proficient at it is pleasing to the ... Read More »

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