Issue 12 • April 2013

Transformation: New Mom to Figures Champion!

It’s a baby! For every loving couple the news that their offspring is on the way brings tremendous excitement in an anticipation of a healthy child! Pregnancy is the hardest demand on any women’s body whether she has been training as an athlete or just a healthy consumer. Forty weeks …

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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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Issue 12 • April 2013

J-ville to Louisville: I am an Ironman – Month One

Last month 904 Fitness was pleased to bring you a few of the athletes that made the commitment to undertake Ironman Louisville. March marked the first month of training for Lululemon/Vogel Endurance Coaching Ironman group, with the main focus this month being the integration of Ironman training into their already …

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Issue 12 • April 2013

Beach Competitions

For more information about any of these great events, please contact the Lifeguard Station at 904-249-9141. Jax Beach 5K – May 5, 2013 Mark your calendars and lace up your sneakers! The Jacksonville Beach Competition Team is proud to announce their 2nd annual 5K. The race kicks off on Sunday, …

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904's FittestIssue 12 • April 2013

904’s Fittest: Jim Lanier

Athlete Profile Age: 61 Birthdate: 11/01/51 Height: 5ft 9in Weight: 180lbs Married for 33 Years Father of 2 Rankings Currently Ranked 1st in the World Crossfit Open Men’s Masters Division 2012 Placed 13th In the World Crossfit Games Men’s Masters Division 2012 Placed 9th In the World Crossfit Open Men’s …

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Issue 12 • April 2013

Fat Burning Foods

With swim suit season upon us, wouldn’t it be nice to simply switch out some of your every day foods to help you shed a few pounds? While no one food will be a magic bullet for your physique, research has identified some foods that may help keep you slim …

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Issue 12 • April 2013

No Excuses

As a professional runner and running coach, I’ve heard more than my share of excuses for why people “can’t” run. Their calves are tight. They have blisters on their feet. They’re just getting over a cold. I dedicate this article to them. I met Ryan Domondon several years ago when …

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Issue 12 • April 2013

Running Down a Dream

Local fitness enthusiasts Sage Beck and Brandee Brennan spread their passion for running, yoga, and fitness through their apparel line and life mantra, Seize it. Live it. Just a few years ago Sage decided to do something productive about her subpar health, so she slapped on an old pair of …

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Issue 12 • April 2013

The Best Kind of Relationship

It’s 5:00am. Your alarm is ringing. Your running shoes and clothes are all set and ready to slip on. If you get up, it will be a struggle. You’ll feel how cold you are as your bare feet touch the floor. You’ll realize exactly how tired you are when the …

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Issue 12 • April 2013

A Father’s Love

50 pills a day, 1,500+ pills per month, 18,000+ pills per year, hours of nebulizer and chest therapy treatments, 140+ days spent in the hospital, frequent clinic visits, 2 surgeries, coughing, stomach aches and shortness of breath. Sounds like a rough life huh? You wouldn’t know it by the smile …

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