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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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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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