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Thousands of Cyclists Will Ride Toward a World Free of MS

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — On October 22-23 more than 2,000 cyclists will mount their bikes to support family members, friends or coworkers who have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at Bike MS: PGA TOUR Cycle to the Shore 2016 an annual event hosted by the National MS Society. Among those 2,000 …

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Mayor Curry raises the bid to bring the CrossFit Games to Jacksonville with burpess.

While in office Mayor Curry has been dedicated to creating a healthier Jacksonville, physically and economically. With the city’s latest campaign, he does both at the same time. Last week the JAXSPORTS Council announced that Jacksonville has submitted a bid to host the 2017-2019 CrossFit Games. This morning, Mayor Curry and …

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What is Superfit Foods?

What is Superfit Foods? Superfit Foods is a healthy meal prep company who’s mission is to change lives by providing quality food and exemplary customer service! What first started as a small business in Lakeland, expanded into Polk County and as of February of 2016, Jacksonville! Superfit Foods operates with …

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The Lost Art of Jumping Rope

Jumping Rope generally isn’t the first think people think of when they hear the word “cardio” they immediately think of endless hours on a treadmill. Sweating away in toil on a long run that will eventually burn some fat, but take up a ton of time. Running is obviously a …

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12 Year’s Old with 5 American Powerlifting Records

Jacksonville’s own Katie Griffin, at just 12 years of age set 5 new American powerlifting records in the youth 72kg weight class this March, at her first competition! Just over two years ago, Katie and her mother joined Steel Mill CrossFit when Katie was 10 years old. Katie had previously …

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904’s Fittest – Do you have the fittest team in the 904?

904’s Fittest Fitness Competition is a 1 day, 4-person, team competition comprised of 2 men, 2 women, that will determine the fittest team in the 904. Athletes will compete in a series of three workouts that will challenge the strength and endurance of each athlete in a team environment. This competition …

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Exercise Is an Extraordinary ‘Drug,’ So Why Aren’t Physicians Prescribing It?

What contributes to our overall health? What might surprise you is that our behavior –what we’re doing (or not doing) – accounts for 50 percent of our overall health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is more than our genetics (which account for about 20 percent …

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Elite Climber, Troy Alston sets course record at the Jacksonville Fight for Air Climb

Jacksonville, FL– The 2016 Fight for Air Climb hosted by the American Lung Association featured more than 350 climbers racing up 42 flights of stairs of the Bank of America Tower in downtown Jacksonville. This annual event raises funds to support research, education and patient programs to help the millions …

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Are You a Runner? Mayo Clinic Wants to Study You!

Join a Mayo Clinic research study to advance the science of running! Eligibility: Adults 18-60 years old Any athletic ability; runners or walkers Planning to participate in a half or full marathon No low back or lower extremity surgery in the last 12 months What to expect: A 60 minute …

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Push Up World Record Set In Jacksonville!

June 17, 2015 – The Guinness Book of World Records officially announced Training for Warriors PVB is the title holder for the “Most people performing pushups (multiple venues).” “To break this world record is as exciting as it is humbling. To see our TFW team from around the world accomplish this …

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