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What is it that Drives the ATHLETE in Us?

What is it that Drives the ATHLETE in Us?

We athletes thrive on challenge, training, and competition. We go out each day with determination, courage and ingenuity to achieve the goals we set for ourselves! It is no less essential than our career, family or social standing, because it is WHO WE ARE! So what drives the ‘athlete’ in us? Is it the competition, […]

Electro Mix is an portable, inexpensive electrolyte replacement product.

Electro Mix is an portable, inexpensive electrolyte replacement product.

Endurance athletes are always looking for portable products to carry with them on long rides, runs and during events. It is vital to keep our body in balance and replace any electrolytes lost during exercise. I have found this awesome, portable product by Alacer Corp. called Electro Mix. It comes in individual packets for easy […]

Runners…yeah, we’re different and it shows at the doctor’s office.

Runners…yeah, we’re different and it shows at the doctor’s office.

I recently had some routine blood work done and the results were scary! I always had high creatine levels, but the doctor pushed it off on dehydration. This time, my level was elevated to the point that indicates Stage 3 Kidney Disease! Of course I’m not buying this. I am a runner, in perfect health, feeling […]

Be safe out there in this heat!

Be safe out there in this heat!

We’re having a heat wave and…water is key! The human body is made up of mostly water. In fact, it is 90% water, and 70- 75% of your body weight is made up of water! Water is your body’s most important nutrient, because it is involved in every bodily function. Water helps maintain body temperature, […]

Eating On-The-Run

Eating On-The-Run

In today’s hurried world it is difficult to eat-on-the-run not to mention provide a healthy diet for yourself and your family. It is even more of a challenge to make sure that your active children have nutritious snacks for school or in-between activities. I have provided some simple, common-sense ways to be able to eat […]