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Harvest Organic Grille

Although many healthy restaurants cater to the lunch crowd, Harvest Organic Grille offers healthy dining in a more refined atmosphere. With locations in both the Galleria Area and West Houston, the restaurant touts its healthy cooking methods, meaning that all foods will only be grilled, seared or baked. The restaurant doesn’t even own a microwave, so you never have to …

George Bush Park

Half an hour west of downtown Houston is George Bush Park, a gigantic natural oasis that offers a variety of fitness opportunities to its visitors. At 7,800 acres, it is the sixth largest city park in the United States. One of the park’s most popular features is its 11.36-mile asphalt hike and bike trail, which is one of the longest …

Finish Strong Sports

Operating in Houston for eleven years, Finish Strong Sports is a specialty running store that is owned and operated by running experts. The store was recently named “Best Running Store” in Houston by voters in “Best of Houston” and has been featured on local news programs. Finish Strong carries all of the major brands of shoes, including Newtons, but Hokas, …

Buffalo Bayou Park

The City of Houston places a great deal of importance on the construction and maintenance of bicycle and pedestrian facilities within the city limits, and nowhere is that commitment more evident than at Buffalo Bayou Park.  The City is currently engaged in a $53 million project to renovate and restore 160 acres along Buffalo Bayou, and much of the work …

Brays Bayou Trail

Stretching approximately twelve miles through southwest Houston, the asphalt path along Brays Bayou is the perfect place to get in a long run or bike ride while avoiding traffic. Parking is available at MacGregor Park as well as in neighborhoods along the path, which is easily accessible. There is no shade along the route, so it may be better for …

Blue Line Bike Lab

Blue Line Bike Lab bills itself as a bike store for everyman – that is, their focus is on recreational cyclists and those who use bikes for transportation, rather than elite athletes. As such, the atmosphere inside the Lab is relaxed and unintimidating. The employees are members of Bike Houston, which is a local advocacy group fro bicycle and pedestrian …

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