Importance of Diet in Fitness

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Today’s entry is brought to you by Karen Danish, LAP. Karen is a licensed acupuncture physician and a valued staff member at Anne Hermann MD, PA, a Tampa Acupuncture Clinic. She’s spot on in this article – fitness isn’t just diet or just exercise. It takes both to make your goals. I may exercise …

Ideas for Exercise While Travelling

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This week’s article is brought to you by Mike Manning. As a pilot, keeping fit while spending your life on the road can be a challenge. It is not, however, an excuse not to exercise. There are a lot of options, from p90x to tons of crossfit ideas and gyms. …

Core Exercises to Relieve or Prevent Back Pain

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Today’s article is brought to you by Dr. David Kulla, a New York city Chiropractor. As an ultra-endurace athlete, I’ve struggled with back pain (mostly lower back pain) at various points throughout my training. I’ve visited massage therapists and chiropractors over the years. Dr. Kulla’s article on core strength training …

Ironman WOD: Weekly Report (March 25-31)

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Vineman, the USA’s oldest Full-Length Triathlon, looms on July 28, 2013.  this is the first year that I’ve actually focused on raising the bar in the my triathlon attempts. In addition to Vineman, I’m also planning on running Seattle’s Quadzilla – Four Marathons in four Days in November and Ironman …

Timex Factory Team Athlete

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Timex, the world-known watch maker, sponsors athletes in the Timex Factory Team. Starting in 2013, I’ve joined the team. With my fellow teammates, we’ll be sharing our adventures on the TFT  Facebook Page and occasionally (hopefully!) appearing in advertising. Hopefully they’ll soon have a Google Plus page, which I think is …

Virtual Run/Bike Across America Complete

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Finally! After starting my virtual run/bike across America on this date in March, 2011, I ran into the Pacific ocean during the week of January 13, 2013. It was a fun exercise, but in a way I’m glad it’s over… Going back and inputting my workouts was getting a bit old after …