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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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Jacksonville may soon have its own track team!

Jacksonville is one of eight cities being eyed to have it’s own track team. Paul Doyle, sports agent to several track stars such as Lolo Jones, originally launched the American Track League in Atlanta has a vision of having an eight-city track and field league. Other cities in discussion include …

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Sweating for the Next Generation – Marathon High

Imagine a day where hundreds of local people come together throughout Jacksonville to sweat for our next generation. National Running Day is Wednesday June 3, and Jacksonville’s finest running stores, fitness studios and running clubs are coming together to raise funds for Marathon High — a nonprofit after-school program that …

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Local CrossFit Athletes Advance to Regionals

Photo above courtesy of Elena Duduk “Every CrossFitter secretly believes that the people in their box will be the ones to survive the zombie apocalypse.” Learning to Breathe Fire: The Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness The path to Regionals for an athlete is a tough one. …

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Dive In a Pool Near You

If you are looking for a lap pool for a solo swim workout or a master’s program, check out one of Jacksonville’s public pools. While our directory lists local pools with available masters programs, you’ll learn additional information regarding suggested equipment, class times, and pool dimensions on the pool’s website. …

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4 Moves To Keep You Running Stronger Longer

Strength training is often the last thing a runner wants to do but if you take the time to do it, you’ll see some huge gains in performance and a reduction in injuries. These four exercises build strength while promoting flexibility to keep you running stronger and longer. Try adding …

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Stay Fit with this Fast 30 Minute Workout!

The winter months seem to keep everyone so busy, making lack of time the go to excuse for not working out. You work all year to keep yourself fit and keep your conditioning right but these busy months can put you so far back; statistically people gain 10-15 pounds the …

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Time to Step it Up

You may be aware of the benefits of hill training incorporated into your running or workout routine, but what do you do when you live in the 904 with very few hill options and the main street bridge loop is under construction? Consider peppering in some stadiums or stair climbing …

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