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Spotlight on QuintilesIMS: “A Change in Thinking, Speaking and Acting”

By Michael Minzes Over the last 6 months I made some small changes that had a dramatic effect on the quality of my life and health; simple changes anyone can do with very little effort. I simply changed the way ...

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DESTINATION – Winter Park, CO

Typically, when I think about Colorado, I think about winter activities like skiing and snowboarding. But last summer when the Carolina weather turned blazing hot with smothering humidity I took my family on a cool-climate getaway to Colorado. While there, ...

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Three Things

Altra Torin 2.5 Zero-drop running shoe brand Altra gave it’s Torin road shoe a fresh new look and updated mesh upper in their 2.5 version. This highly cushioned running shoe has a stack height of 28mm and weighs in at ...

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NUTRITION – How to Make Healthy Homemade Meals in a Snap

By Tracy Owns In the past few years there has been a huge shift in eating habits with so many people expressing an interest in making healthier, homemade meals made from wholesome, locally-grown, organic ingredients. Often times, however, these healthy ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – From Athlete to Amputee: How physical therapy can help in your road to recovery

Martha Nauman, a resident of Huntersville, NC, has always been passionate about being an athlete, teacher, and mother. However, in February 2013, she faced a serious health situation that would lead her to find even greater ways to inspire others. ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Redefining Wellness: It Takes a Community

By Rob Schneider & Brian Beatty It takes a village to raise a child. It also takes a community to support the health and wellness of each of us. We rely upon and build those we are drawn to because ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Are You Training to Competency or Incompetency? The Peter Principle of Exercise

By Brian Beatty We all want to train to perform at our best; however, we may unknowingly be training for a level of minimal competency. Knowing how hard to push and when to stop in exercise and training is a ...

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FEATURE – Black Men Run: How Lacing Up and Joining a Group Can Save Your Life

By Joe Nuss Black Men Run started with a simple Facebook post in July 2013 when Jason Russell invited African-American men to join him for a group run. Russell started running back in 2007 after receiving a diagnosis of high ...

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GEAR REVIEW: Fitbit Flex2

By Rebecca Warriner Confession: I am not a gadget-eer (however, I do like to look cute while I train!). My name is Rebecca, I am a triathlete and I don’t own a Garmin, GPS, or scale. My modus operandi is ...

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GEAR REVIEW: SportPort Polartec® Power Stretch Pant

By Casey Clark Kelley Trying athletic tights is something I have plenty of experience with, so I was thrilled to being testing the new SportPort Polartec® Power Stretch Pant. As an avid endurance athlete participating in events for running, cycling, ...

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