Never Rule Anyone “OUT”

Never Rule Anyone “OUT” High school senior, Dakota Meyer, spoke with the Marine recruiters visiting his school. The conversation ended with the recruiter telling him “….there’s no way you could be a Marine.” Dakota walked away, but the soldier’s words bugged him. He returned to the recruiter and signed up. Five years later, Dakota Meyer would receive the Medal of Honor for dodging gunfire to save a total of 36 lives! Never Rule Anyone “OUT” Now...

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Like what’s happening outside?

You’ll  love what’s happening inside You are smiling! That belly is getting smaller, and the weight is coming off. All that time and hard work is paying off. Your fitness habit has given you a healthy heart, clear lungs, and stronger muscles. To mention also: improved self confidence and a positive outlook.  Never will you go back to the person you once were. You are new, inside… and...

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The Need to Push

The Need to Push

Out for a run one beautiful summer morning back in my jogging days, I slowed to let an older man catch up. We began talking about fitness and running and one of the things that came up was this; why is it, that, sometimes a workout can be almost effortless, and sometimes, it can be so darn hard! We both suggested various reasons for this such as nutrition, rest, hydration, the beers we had the previous night, and so on. And somewhere, in all...

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Exercise Works

Exercise Works

Several months ago, my training partners and I conducted fitness assessments on ourselves. We measured the strength of our upper and lower bodies, our endurance, our aerobic recovery, body composition and shoulder and hip flexibility.  My scores blew the charts off the wall!  Keeping in mind that I was 61 years old at the time, my strength, when measured against what is considered normal for the population, was graded as “Superior”…for a 30...

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