By David Baddour I choose to start my story on May 10 of 2014. It could just as easily start six months later, with that first visit to the doctor. Or, with the colonoscopy that soon followed. But, as it turns out, that was the day I started training.
<Joe (left) and Roy on their recent trail run in San Francisco> By Joe Nuss I rode across the country of Costa Rica with Roy Wallack during the epic mountain bike race La Ruta de los Conquistadores back in 2007 and recently had the pleasure of going for a run with him
By Catherine Duncan Have you ever been at a race awards ceremony and been thrilled for the winners in the masters groups, or been hiking in the woods and come across a mountain biker who has been eligible to be a member of the AARP for decades and thought
Twenty-nine-year-old Sean Chastain of Raleigh, N.C., is a solar tech with Yes! Solar Solutions in Cary who says he runs to stay healthy, push himself physically and stay sane. “I ran some when I was a kid, if you call flailing, scrawny legs running,” says Sean, “but around 23
By Sean Kurdys Exercise, Education and Environment Project (E3 Project) is a Raleigh-based nonprofit that is working toward the prevention and elimination of childhood obesity. Our mission is to improve the health and wellness of the children in our community through exercise, education and environmental stewardship. We address the
By Thomas Henson “Corporate wellness” sounds like an oxymoron. Fitness and a typically sedentary job don’t usually go together, but organizations of all sizes are adopting employer-sponsored health programs. And, according to Susie Davis, senior community health specialist for WakeMed Health and Hospitals, most everyone loves it. For employers,
Sport nutrition and supplement experts Kimberly Mueller and Josh Hingst provide concise descriptions for 120 of today’s most popular supplements in their book “The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements.” For each entry, there is detailed information about what it is, how it works, potential performance benefits, research studies and
By Meredith Falcon We’re bombarded with shows like “The Biggest Loser” that in an effort to advocate health and taking responsibility for one’s journey unfortunately present an unrealistic view of the average fat-loss experience. Thus, we nearly kill ourselves from the start, excitedly jump on the scale after a nine-day