Fitness Through Goals

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If you want to be successful in anything, it’s essential to set goals. Whether you seek a higher education, better career, improved health or enhanced existence, the steps to triumph are the same. S.M.A.R.T. goal setting is highly recommended for any of these objectives. Cheryl Rainsberger Cheryl is a community center manager for the City of Orlando and manages a … Read More

Finding the Fun in Cross-Training! Part 5: Kosama (HIIT- & Kettlebell-based fitness)

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Kosama is a new(er) group fitness movement that is built around using high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and kettlebell training to boost cardiovascular fitness and strength. It guarantees results in 8 weeks if the prescribed plan is followed. By guarantee, they mean they “will give you your money back” if you don’t see results. Of course, there is the stipulation of … Read More

Preventing the Chocolate Mess

AshleyGeneral0 Comments

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Disclaimer: I will be mentioning poop in this post, if you don’t want to read about poop, a normal daily function, or human anatomy go no further. The iconic photo from the 1982 Women’s Ironman in Kona shows the leader, 23-year-old Julie Moss, collapsed, delirious, and covered in her own poop after 140 miles of swimming, biking, and running.  She had … Read More

The Magic of Alternate Lacing Methods

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If you’re like me (and most other people, I imagine), you’ve probably never given much thought to the method you use to tie your shoes. In all honesty, I think the last time I did anything special with my shoelaces is when those decorative, no-tie elastic spiral laces were popular (anyone else remember these?). That is, until about a week … Read More

The Shoe Progression

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Since the beginning of our minimalist shoe journey, I have had difficulty explaining what a normal shoe actually does for us aside from added cushioning.  I mean, there has to be a purpose for all of these different styles of shoes, right?  Well, turns out there is a purpose, and it is much more involved than you might think. Before … Read More

Running Away from Carbs

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So, what’s the difference between burning a piece of paper and burning a candlestick? I’m about to tell you something that, most likely, is completely contrary to everything you’ve ever been told about the ideal diet for runners. Ready? I hope you’re sitting down. (Of course you are! You just got back from a long, hard run.) Carbohydrates are probably … Read More

Self High-Five

Steve AnkneyGeneral0 Comments

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I would like to begin by apologizing to my friends and family for writing a post that even mentions Diamond Dallas Page.  Although I am no longer a professional wrestling fan, I was once a fan of “The Undertaker” and from what I read, there seems to be some sort of rivalry between the two.  That said, for those of … Read More