Issue 14 • June 2013

Take One For The Road

For me, traveling is the time that I’m most tempted to eat poorly. I like to get to my destination as quickly as I can, only stopping for gas and a quick bite. We all know what kind of dietary options there are near gas stations. On a recent trip …

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Issue 14 • June 2013

Smartbox!

It’s about time someone took the initiative to do this and we couldn’t be more proud to have someone on the First Coast doing it! Brandon Stallings entered the vending industry while earning his business degree and successfully managed his own vending business as a full-time college student. During this …

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Issue 14 • June 2013

Riding Right

A few years ago I took up cycling or what I thought to be cycling. My neighbor had given me an early 80s road bike, a little heavy with its fair share of wear but the wheels spun. For the next 6 months I rode to and from work just …

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Issue 14 • June 2013Legs

A Quick Lift

With swimsuit season in full effect comes the annual workout question, “how do I get my butt to stop sagging?” Oh you girls can be so vane… Start off with 10 reps of each of the following exercises and perform 2-3 sets depending on how difficult they feel. Shoot for …

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904's FittestIssue 14 • June 2013

904’S Fittest: Shawn Burke

Athlete Profile Age: 47 Height: 5’ 11’ Weight: 165 Birthdate: August 10, 1965 Husband of Andi Burke Father of Shane, Josh and Coen Burke Ironman PR time of 9:21:15 set at Ironman Florida in 2012 Half Ironman PR time of 4:23:40 set at Ironman Augusta in 2012 Currently ranked 28th …

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Issue 14 • June 2013

Process of Elimination

You’re eating better and exercising but the weight still isn’t coming off. I know this can be frustrating but you’re on the right path. Despite the common misconception it is math and science. Now it’s just a process of elimination. The more things you’re doing right the easier it is …

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Issue 14 • June 2013

Never Quit

Last month was the annual “Never Quit” event and the attendance of Josh Brantner and his step father Harold Lawrence couldn’t have made those words any more tangible. “Josh doesn’t quit!” Harold explained to a Marine who seemed skeptical about letting Josh attempt a pull-up challenge. Sure enough, with a …

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Issue 14 • June 2013

J-ville to Louisville: I Am An Ironman Month Three

May marked a huge mile stone for the group. They’ve come so far and now there’s only 4 months to go until Ironman Louisville but still a whole summer of training in front of them. The weekly training hours are being ramped up in an effort to build endurance and …

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Food & NutritionIssue 14 • June 2013

The Fat Fruit

Can you name a fruit that is green, high in fiber, contains 20 vitamins and minerals, and is packed with healthy fats? If you guessed avocados then you deserve some homemade guacamole. ✓ Avocados contain monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats, the good fats. These fats are also known as Omega-3 …

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Corporate WellnessIssue 14 • June 2013

Corporate Wellness… What?

What is corporate wellness? Why is it important? How do I implement corporate wellness? Where do I find more information? What are other companies doing for wellness? These are just some of the questions I will address for you through the corporate wellness section. My name is Katy Keene and …

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