Issue 10 • February 2013

Cirque Dreams

The best part about being a part of this magazine is getting to see all the cool stuff our fitness community is doing. This month I had a chance to meet Summer Vyne and check out her facility Bittersweet Studios. They offer a variety of untraditional fitness classes like pole …

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Issue 10 • February 2013

Another Way to Work the Love Muscle

The heart is by far the most important muscle of all. It provides the other muscles and organs everything they need to function. It does this by circulating blood, which carries vital oxygen and nutrients to all of the cells in the body. What do you do to exercise your …

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Issue 10 • February 2013

Are You Afraid to Run in the Dark?

Invisible pot holes, stealth curbs, cracked sidewalks or even being attacked by another person. There are a lot of things to be concerned about while running in the dark. The average person would just say “well don’t run in the dark” but if you’re a runner you know that’s not …

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Issue 10 • February 2013

What to Get Her for Valentine’s Day

Of course all of the typical things – flowers, candy, jewelry; But if she’s into fitness, these few suggestions just might be the icing on the cake. The first thing to do is to identify the type of relationship that you have. If you’re considering getting her a Valentine’s Day …

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904's FittestIssue 10 • February 2013

904’s Fittest: Kacie Cleveland

Athlete Profile Age: 27 Height: 5’6” Weight: 127lbs Birthdate: 05/07/1985 World Record for fastest crossing of America on inline skates, beating the previous record by more than 22 days First female to inline skate across America World Record for most elevation climbed in a stairwell on a team of 4 …

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Issue 10 • February 2013

Should I Be Training with a Heart Rate Monitor?

A heart monitor is a great tool that can be used for a variety of things, such as assessing your current fitness level, tracking your progress, and measuring the intensity of your workouts. There are several different brands out there, but I recommend the Polar or Garmin brands. From personal …

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904's FittestIssue 09 • January 2013

904’s Fittest: Troy Alston

When you look at the Jacksonville skyline do you ever wonder, “how fast could I climb to the top of the tallest building downtown?” I didn’t either until last month when I heard about local athlete Troy Alston and him being a world known Tower Climber. Tower Climbers are athletes …

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Issue 08 • November 2012

Seasonings for the Season

This is the time of the year everyone breaks out their secret recipes. Here in the south, every Thanksgiving dinner I’ve been to there are about ten different casseroles, five versions of sweet potatoes and a table full of deserts. I’ve yet to solidify my specialty but I can tell …

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Issue 08 • November 2012

Rebounderz

In case you haven’t heard, Jacksonville now has a Rebounderz! What the heck is Rebounderz? I asked the same thing… The very next day on the news I saw Nikki Kimbleton and Shannon Miller jumping around in a building full of trampolines. REBOUNDERZ! I got it, and naturally I had …

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904's FittestIssue 07 • October 2012

904’s Fittest: Erin Carter

ATHLETE PROFILE Name: Erin Carter Age: 34 Birthdate: 5/18/78 Weight: 130 lbs Qualified in the Crossfit Regionals 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Placed in the top 15 in Sectionals 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 1st place in the I Can Games 1st place in the Survival of the Fittest Games Masters in …

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