Issue 08 • November 2012

Dr 2 Dr, What’s Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Linking Fitness Education to Medical Practice Educating clients with evidence-based information and referring them to appropriate health care providers is of utmost importance in our scope of practice. Cardiovascular disease [CVD] is still the number one killer in the United States, therefore what knowledge and resources should fitness professionals have …

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Issue 08 • November 2012Total body

Four Quick Moves to Help You Burn Off That Halloween Candy

Mountain Climbers w/ Twist: 1 minute Assume a high plank position. Place your hands directly under your shoulders. Bring your right knee toward your left elbow, then your left knee toward your right elbow. Repeat this alternating exercise for 1 minute. Contract your core by drawing your navel toward the …

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Issue 08 • November 2012

Acro Yoga

Pictured above from left to right: Jonas Trinidad, Amy Powers, Lisa Autrey and Jaryn Thorndyke. Last month I participated in my very first acro yoga workshop during Jacksonville’s 2nd Annual Yoga Fest in Riverside. Acro Yoga not only sounds intriguing, but the experience of it is even more rewarding! After …

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Issue 08 • November 2012

Seasonings for the Season

This is the time of the year everyone breaks out their secret recipes. Here in the south, every Thanksgiving dinner I’ve been to there are about ten different casseroles, five versions of sweet potatoes and a table full of deserts. I’ve yet to solidify my specialty but I can tell …

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904's FittestIssue 08 • November 2012

904’s Fittest: Jared Bynum

I first met Jared Bynum several years ago through Personal Running Solutions (PRS) when his wife Kelli, an avid runner, dragged him to a group run. It’s not that Jared was averse to exercise: Matter of fact, he was already in great shape, but running was just never his “thing.” …

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Issue 08 • November 2012

Rebounderz

In case you haven’t heard, Jacksonville now has a Rebounderz! What the heck is Rebounderz? I asked the same thing… The very next day on the news I saw Nikki Kimbleton and Shannon Miller jumping around in a building full of trampolines. REBOUNDERZ! I got it, and naturally I had …

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Issue 08 • November 2012

Take on a New Distance this Fall with Some Popular Local Races

Northeast Florida is home to a wide variety of races, and the cooler temps mean that some of the most popular runs in the area are coming up. So how do you choose which ones to run and which ones to sit out? Check out this preview of some popular …

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Issue 08 • November 2012Running

What’s a Fartlek?

Alright, maybe you’re not quite ready for a long distance fall race but you signed up for a 5k, and you’re ready to get serious with your training. So, what’s the first step? If you’re drawing a blank about how to start things up, then you are not alone. Do …

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Issue 08 • November 2012

Ohm and Pumpkin Pie

Looking for a great way to start off Thanksgiving day? What better way than a workout with a purpose! Before you get your grub on, come get your sweat on. Don’t miss Yoga Den’s 10th annual Turkey Day Detox! Alyson Foreacre will teach a 2-hour Power Yoga class, getting you …

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