Issue 05 • August 2012Local Inspiration

April Martin: Running for a Reason

What do you do when you feel too small against an opponent who seems to be the giant puppeteer controlling your every move?

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Issue 05 • August 2012

Tired of Cycling Alone? A Guide to Jacksonville Cycling Groups

Between July’s annual international pro cycling “Superbowl” Le Tour de France and September’s annual National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Bike MS Cycle to the Shore charity event with over 2000 riders, summertime in Jacksonville always seems to to hype up cycling frenzy.

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Issue 05 • August 2012

SUP with That?

All over facebook there’s pictures of people doing “SUPYOGA” For those of you like myself who don’t know much about Yoga, I’ll tell you what, it was pretty darn fun!

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Issue 05 • August 2012

Local Fitness Innovations: 110%PlayHarder and VibeWired

Throughout the years there have been several innovations in fitness gear.

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Issue 05 • August 2012

Flying High… The Ultimate Workout!

Pole Dance Fitness Anyone? Remember crossing the jungle gym, turning over in your first cartwheel, or running and jumping onto the tire swing? How about attending the circus and watching the flying trapeze artists? As kids this was so much fun and what fond memories. The fitness industry has a …

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Issue 05 • August 2012Legs

Four Moves to Help You Become a Better Runner

Modeling by Katy Keene Photography by Elena Rodriguez Jumping Rope Watch any elite runner you’ll notice that they are all mid-foot to fore-foot runners. If you’re a heel striker this may be a tough transition to make. Add some jump rope to your routine to help ease the transition. Even …

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904's FittestIssue 05 • August 2012

904’s Fittest: Shannon Miller

Article by Rebecca Boehm Photography by Elena Rodriguez Age: 27 Birthdate: 8/28/84 Height: 5’4.5″ Weight: 110 lbs Shannon Miller has many accomplishments under her belt and is hoping to add another as an Olympic athlete. The 27-year old runner, personal trainer, and group fitness instructor is on her way to …

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Issue 05 • August 2012

Beat the Heat… Stay Hydrated

Article by Jen Vogel Photography by Elena Rodriguez With the height of summer upon us, now is a critical time to be paying attention to hydration. Not just avoiding dehydration while running, but actively focusing in rehydrating yourself in your down time. With water encompassing an average of 60% of …

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Issue 05 • August 2012

Make a Plan

Article by Jackie Culver Photography and Makeup by Renee Parenteau I recently saw a picture posted on the internet that showed over a dozen containers of healthy meals. The caption under the picture read “Preparing for War”. That is actually a pretty accurate statement. How many of us face each …

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