Issue 01 • April 2012

How Timed Exercise Works

WHAT IS TIMED EXERCISE? A time and cost efficient way to workout with the assistance of a personal trainer 31 DIFFERENT total body workouts One for each day of the month You’re allotted 30 minutes to complete each workout The goal is to complete the workout as fast as possible while still using …

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Issue 01 • April 2012

Gluten Free Diet Not Just a Fad

Gluten-free diets have always been vital for those with celiac disease, but have recently become popular for those who just want to lose weight Diet fads are like fashion trends. Weight Watchers. The South Beach Diet. The Atkins Diet. Dietitians have deemed them all effective ways to improve health and …

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Corporate WellnessIssue 01 • April 2012

The CSI Companies, Inc.: Not your typical employee health and fitness plan

Feel the urge to put a co-worker in a chokehold? Don’t answer that out loud… But if you’re thinking yes, you might want to consider a career at CSI Companies Inc. Every Friday at its Jacksonville on-site gym, CSI hosts a grappling and sparring session for its employees, lead by …

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904's FittestIssue 01 • April 2012

904’s Fittest: Jen Vogel

Athlete Profile Name: Jennifer Vogel Age: 30 Birthdate: June 16, 1981 Height: 5′,5″ Weight: 125 lbs 2012 Iron Horse 50 mile – 1st Female, 2nd Overall, 7:00 hrs 2011 Tampa Double Iron Triathlon -1st Female, 4th overall; Badwater 135 ultra marathon- 2nd Female, 8th overall; Great Floridian Iron Triathlon- 1st …

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Issue 01 • April 2012

The AlterG is Like Running On the Moon

Because it is … How a NASA invention is helping elite and everday athletes get back in shape Fifteen years ago, Bob ran at least 60 miles a week—until knee surgery derailed him. Since then, he’s been afraid to do anything except swim or walk, but he’s desperately missed his …

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Issue 01 • April 2012Total body

Advice from a foxy mama

As a middle-age mom working full time, running a household with my husband, two boys, and a feisty Westie, I am constantly trying to find time to work out. Like a lot of people raising families, I am overscheduled and overmaximized. I am fortunate that I work in the fitness …

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Issue 01 • April 2012Local Inspiration

Jacksonville mom runs Jacksonville’s 35th River Run for the first time

For the “streakers,” this year’s Gate River Run was their 35th time. For Deborah Rogers, who six months ago could not run more than ten feet, it was her first. Deborah Rogers has only been to the Gate River Run twice. Last year, she participated as a volunteer and handed …

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Issue 01 • April 2012

Gate River Run Recap: By the numbers

For the second time in River Run history, a woman crossed the finish line first. Janet Cherebon, a 33-year old resident of Rome, Georgia, finished the race in 49 minutes, 41 seconds. The elite women were given a seven-minute head start on the men. Two-time Gate River Run Champion Mo …

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Issue 01 • April 2012

H2O Info: Drink to your success

Energy Suboptimal hydration slows the activity of enzymes, including those responsible for producing energy, leading to feelings of fatigue and reducing your ability to exercise efficiently. Digestion Our bodies use water to produce digestive “juices.” When we don’t drink enough water, our output of these juices is limited and the …

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