Issue 15 • July 2013

Spinal Disc Injury, Treatment and Prevention

Symptoms and Solutions Pain doesn’t indicate a life sentence. People suffering with neck and back pain commonly come to my office believing they have a herniated disc. These patients are usually fearful of needing surgery or of facing the possibility of lifelong discomfort. There’s good news – in most cases, …

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Issue 15 • July 2013

Managing Your Summer

With kids and family summer vacations starting, work projects pending and the summer race season in full swing, it is almost impossible not to feel pulled in every direction. Balancing this can be incredibly challenging and stressful. Sometimes there is no way to deconflict mutually exclusive conflicts but it really …

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Issue 15 • July 2013

What’s Your VO2max?

Every day we wake up, take in a deep breath of air and start our day. We think nothing of it and how that same breath can impact how far and how long we can go at a high intensity work out. Whether you prefer running or high intensity resistance …

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Issue 15 • July 2013

Home Is Where The Health Is

For many of us, the Great American Dream is Homeownership. Having been a realtor in the Jacksonville area for over 15 years and having sold hundreds of homes, I can truly say that we have such an amazing and diverse landscape of neighborhoods. From the Historical neighborhoods, Golf Course Communities, …

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Corporate WellnessIssue 15 • July 2013

Building a Culture of Health and Wellness

This month we’re reviewing a company that has built a culture of health and wellness, first by establishing the foundation then continually developing one block at a time, Crowley Maritime Corporation (www.crowley.com). To do this Crowley has identified a handful of important components that have helped in its success: leadership …

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904's FittestIssue 15 • July 2013

904’s Fittest: Erin Dankworth

Athlete Profile Age: 30 Height: 5’ 3” Weight: 120 lbs Birthdate: 10/20/1982 VO2Max: 59 PR 5K: 20:02 PR 15K: 1:06:00 PR 10M: 1:10:00 If you’ve ever run in a Florida mudrun or obstacle course race (OCR), there’s a good chance you’ve seen Erin Dankworth. She has competed in over 50 …

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Issue 15 • July 2013

Child’s Play

I vividly remember crossing the finish line of my first race, the Marine Corps Half Marathon, October 3, 2009. Prior to that time, I had zero athletic ability. I never thought I’d run 1 mile, let alone 13.1! As I rounded the corner, racing toward the finish line, I saw …

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Issue 15 • July 2013

Update from the Trenches: Month Two Of Filming “It’s Huge”

The first few months of filming for “It’s Huge: Five Men’s Journey from Obesity to Freedom,” has been: HUGE. We are delighted these guys are already seeing some results loosing up to 16 pounds and inches off their waists already: But it’s been work. Some are off to a slower …

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Issue 15 • July 2013

Tips and Tricks for Picky Eaters

As parents, we want our children to eat better, but we often lose patience and find ourselves pulling our hair out at dinner time because our child won’t eat what is being served. Don’t give up! By practicing patience and using these tips and tricks you can get your child …

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Issue 15 • July 2013

Games 2 U

I don’t know about you but I am a huge fan of the television show Shark Tank! Not long ago I saw this idea on there and just had to share when I found a franchise here in Jacksonville. Games 2 U is exactly what it sounds like. They bring …

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