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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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Kids Fitness activities to keep them busy this summer!

With school out, summer gives ample opportunity to introduce our kids to new activities. Here are a few out-of-the-box ideas that might get your half pipes interested in fitness.   CrossFit Kids https://kids.crossfit.com/ CrossFit Kids is a fun fitness program for children, pre-teens and teens between the ages of 8 …

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Tri to Be Fit: A Beginner’s Guide to Triathlons

  One of the best shirts I’ve seen since getting serious about triathlons myself reads, “Triathlon: What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger. Except sharks, sharks will kill you.” I had to smile, coming from a running background, the idea of open water swimming in more than just a casual, …

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If I can run a 5k, anyone can

A message from Grant Gunderson, “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I’d pay a single dollar to wake at the crack of dawn to get all sweaty and go run. But you see, it’s that mindset that’ll keep you there for as long as you let …

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