featuredIssue 24 • May 2014

DIY Sporty Tank

1. First cut the neck out of t-shirt following the front neckline (this will make it a little deeper in the back) then cut the bottom seam and the sleeves off. Start about two inches in from each sleeve and make a rounded cut to the shoulder seam.2. Fold the …

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Prepping For Breakfast

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Breakfast Muffins with Quinoa Ingredients 1 cup tri-colored quinoa 1.5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 small yellow onion, chopped 1 bunch asparagus, chopped, with woody stems removed 8 oz plain goat cheese 1/3 cup chopped fresh tarragon 6 eggs salt and pepper to taste Directions …

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featuredIssue 23 • April 2014Recipes

Road Ready Endurance Bites

Making your own portable fuel for workouts is easy and tastier than most pre-packaged snacks. While training may take away from valuable family time, prepping and preparing energy bars for the week’s workouts doesn’t have to. Here’s a quick recipe packed with natural energy, fruit goodness and protein. Ingredients 2 …

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Getting Away, Close to Home

Situated half way between a Key West Caribbean breeze and a wintry Appalachian north, Jacksonville is the perfect starting place for a variety of active vacations. While hiking a cold, crispy Smoky Mountain trail with nothing but protein bars and Whole Foods peanut butter sounds like heaven, the thought of …

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featuredIssue 12 • April 2013Total body

Staying Fit This Summer

Make the most of the summer by turning your tired indoor fitness routine into creative outdoor workouts wherever you live or vacation. Whether you’re at the lake, in the mountains, on the beach, or at the pool, here’s how to stay fit this summer. I’ve gathered six of my favorite …

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Beating the Odds

Kristie’s Story of Surviving Breast Cancer and Accomplishing More Than Any Doctor Could Have Ever Imagined It was October 25, 2003. The Komen North Florida Race for the Cure was underway at the University of North Florida campus. Thirty-four year old, Kristie Naines was suffering. All she wanted to do …

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Kami Harrison: Mother, Fitness Addict, Breast Cancer Survivor, Inspiration

We have all been taught that leading a healthy lifestyle, one which includes a balanced diet and regular exercise, can help aid our defense against cancer and other illnesses. But many times we are left shocked and stunned when we learn of a young healthy woman being diagnosed with breast …

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Is Soy Safe?

Soy has raised all kinds of concerns over the past few years. The number of scary rumors against it seems to equal the number of health claims for it. Both sexes seem to be hit with major concerns. For women soy has been connected to breast cancer risk while men …

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A Few Facts About Breast Cancer

The youngest known survivor of breast cancer is Aleisha Hunter from Ontario, Canada. At only three years old, Aleisha underwent a complete mastectomy in 2010 to treat her juvenile strain of breast cancer.   Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among American women after skin cancer. It …

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